College Grad Wanted! Junior Project & Research Assistant in Fountain Valley, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/7/2018

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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions has partnered with a leading automotive manufacturer in Fountain Valley to help identify a Junior Project Support & Research Assistant for immediate hire. 

In this role you would be responsible for assisting in project management of various projects, heavy research of program requirements, what are the costs/rate of rolling out new programs, etc.   You will be responsible for setting up meetings for various internal stakeholders, identifying outside contacts that can help address specific subtopics for projects.

An example of one of the projects you might be involved with is a carsharing analysis and recommendation program to be started in the US Market.  You would research what type of insurance would be required, what type of companies offer this insurance, research costs/rates of insurance, what are the restrictions on who can use the service, etc. It would work with third party contacts that can help address questions regarding insurance, car washing, parking lot owners, etc. 

Right now, this is a 2-month temporary assignment but may be extended. It also offers a foot in the door of a top global organization always hiring our talent to join their team.  There are lots of possibilities for movement and growth with this company.  Pay is based on level experience, starting at $23/hr and can go higher based on experience. Hours are full time, M-F from 8am – 5pm.

We are looking for someone with 1 – 2 years project support and research experience. Must be able to work independently, conduct research, summarize findings effectively and manage projects.  Must be proficient in PowerPoint and Excel. Similar level of project management support for fuel cell programs, automotive or waivecar partnership programs preferred but not required. BA/BS degree is required. 

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.