Associate Systems Designer
Oshkosh Defense
United States

About $59,000 - $76,000 a year


At Oshkosh Defense, we stand behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. Every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next generation defense technologies and advanced systems. We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions.

Oshkosh Defense is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 500, multi-billion dollar company. At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them.


The Associate Systems Designer will support engineers by utilizing computer-aided drafting software and creating new and modified components and Bill of Materials (BOM) in accordance to the Oshkosh standards.


These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

Work with cross functional teams to manipulate and develop engineering and publications data utilizing a cloud based, life cycle management software suite.
Use computer-aided drafting systems to create 3D and 2D layouts of parts and small assemblies.
ensure accuracy, organization, dimension and tolerance convention, and conformance with established CAD specifications and standards.
Prepare and create Change Notice (CN) documents based on BOM and design layouts for appropriate date entry.
Utilize ERP systems to create part numbers following the proper naming process and data entry requirements.
Create and review BOM following engineering procedures.
Provide technical assistance for prototype, pilot, and production support; provide assistance when needed.

Associate degree or equivalent* with four (4) years of experience in drafting/design.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to adapt to a fast pace environment.
Detail oriented and proven process improvement experience.
Capable of using standard Windows Office tools including SharePoint, email, and CAD tools.
Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.

Advanced technical writing skills
Working knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical schematics
Diesel and/ or Agricultural equipment repair and assembly experience.
Computer programming knowledge including Arbor Text, VBA, etc.
PTC product experience including Windchill, Creo, and Windchill Quality Solutions
Associate degree or equivalent* with five (5) years of experience in drafting/design.
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