If you're struggling to start your cover letter, here are 6 different variations that have worked for others, along with why they worked. Use them as inspiration for your introductory paragraph.
During a riveting engineering conference I attended last year, I had the opportunity to participate in a workshop led by BMW Group experts, discussing the future of automotive manufacturing. A strong believer in sustainability and innovation, I was drawn to BMW's vision for achieving zero-emission mobility, and I would be honored to contribute my skills as an Industrial Engineer to help the company reach this ambitious goal.
Growing up, I was fascinated by my father's Volvo, which he maintained with pride for over 20 years. As a result, I developed a love for cars, and more importantly, an appreciation for quality and durability. With my experience in industrial engineering and process optimization, I am excited to apply for the role of Industrial Engineer at Volvo Group, a company known for its commitment to safety and longevity.
As a passionate environmentalist, I have followed Toyota's development and promotion of hybrid vehicles as a way to reduce carbon emissions and increase fuel efficiency. While volunteering with a local environmental group, I witnessed firsthand the positive impact of Toyota's commitment to sustainability in the community. With my industrial engineering background and process improvement skills, I am eager to contribute to Toyota's mission as an Industrial Engineer.
While browsing LinkedIn, I came across a fascinating article written by one of Ford's senior engineers about the company's advanced manufacturing technologies and their impact on production efficiency. As someone with both a passion for process improvement and lean manufacturing principles, I am excited about the prospect of joining Ford as an Industrial Engineer and contributing to the company's ongoing pursuit of innovation and excellence in manufacturing.
Last year, while presenting my research on optimizing assembly lines at an industry conference, I had the pleasure of learning about General Motors' commitment to smart manufacturing and zero-waste initiatives. As an Industrial Engineer with experience in lean manufacturing and process improvement, I am enthusiastic about the opportunity to contribute to GM's sustainability goals and help the company maintain its industry-leading position.