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AriensCo is seeking a proven, motivated and passionate Senior Mechanical Engineer to work on complete projects of increasing complexity based on success and work with moderate oversight of more experienced engineers. Technical expertise and competence along with continuous product innovation will be the primary goals of this position.
THE DAY TO DAY…
All duties and responsibilities can be summarized by the following:
Passing on Knowledge
Develops and supplies technical information to other groups as required. These groups would include Design, Tooling, Sourcing, Testing, Analysis, Manufacturing Engineering, Tech Pubs, Industrial Design
Documents and presents technical information and arguments during design reviews
Helps develop innovation/learning test plans with Testing Manager
Writes test requests and model shop requests for work done to support innovation and learning projects and subsystem development for NPD projects
Works with other groups – Manufacturing Engineers, Tooling, Sourcing on DFM/DFA of components and assemblies
Gives periodic presentations of innovation projects to platform managers, marketing managers, executives, etc.
Performs engineering calculations, investigations, and tasks as assigned
Prepares, secures and reviews cost estimates, compiles required cost and equipment information, and writes appropriation requests.
Investigates problems and requirements of assigned projects and develops plans for solutions in line with established project objectives
Develops innovative solutions to design problems considering customer needs
Develops innovative technology concepts into prototypes and test pieces to determine viability
Supports and leads multiple projects of varying size concurrently
May lead sub-groups of engineers and designers in developing technology in defined subsystems that support NPD and innovation activities
Leads technical design reviews related to all assigned projects
Participates in technical design reviews related to technology and sub-systems that will be used on assigned platform and innovation projects
Completes professional engineering assignments of broad scope
Exercises discretion as to personal work details
May mentor other team members on specific technology in which they are considered an expert
May delegate tasks to other engineers
May manage a technical specialty area
Readily identifies and applies technical tools/disciplines
This is not necessarily a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, experience or requirements associated with the job
Bachelor's degree in Engineering (B. S.) from a four-year accredited institution with the focus being relevant to the job requirements of the technical team he/she is assigned to (example: Mechanical, Electrical, etc.)
Minimum of 7 years related experience
Demonstrated ability to complete complex engineering assignments and technical projects while working independently or as the leader of a sub-team
Ability to successfully lead several project efforts concurrently
Ability to perform engineering calculations and to use and understand engineering tools such as FEA, CFD, etc. to solve engineering problems
May be considered an expert in one or multiple technology areas relevant to the company's products
May be considered an experienced mentor
THE WORK ENVIRONMENT…
Movement: Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel. Regularly required to sit and talk or hear. Occasionally required to stand and walk. Occasionally required to reach above shoulders, stoop, kneel or crouch. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
Environment: Frequently is exposed to manufacturing environment and outside weather conditions. Occasionally is exposed to fumes and airborne particles. Occasionally is exposed to a noise level in the moderate to high range. Occasionally is exposed to risk of electrical shock
Travel: Occasionally required to perform work related travel
Since 1933, the AriensCo name has been associated with reliable, durably crafted, high-performance outdoor power equipment. Our core values – Be Honest, Be Fair, Respect the Individual, Keep our Commitments, and Encourage Intellectual Curiosity define our culture and inspire our team. We believe passionate people and astounded customers lead to unstoppable success.
Our employees’ quality of life is important to us. When people feel appreciated, respected and supported, careers thrive and ideas come to fruition. AriensCo employees are provided various great benefit opportunities which may include:
Medical, Dental, Vision
401(k) and profit-sharing plans
Accident and Critical Illness Insurance
Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
Flexible spending account (FSA) plan
Voluntary wellness programs
Employee purchase benefit
Employee Assistance Program
Safety shoes and safety prescription glasses reimbursement
The concept of diversity is important to us at AriensCo. That’s why we’ve created a culture that is inclusive, accepting and understanding. We embrace diversity among our partners, suppliers and employees. We also strive for diversity in the quality of our ideas. Inclusion and acceptance means that, regardless of who you are, you will always be standing on our welcome mat.
AriensCo is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. AriensCo hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled.
Providing our employees with an environment free of discrimination and harassment is something we take very seriously. Embracing diversity enables us to attract the best talent, foster productive teamwork, and expand our business opportunities.