WHO WE ARE:
Douglas Dynamics is North America’s premier manufacturer and upfitter of work truck attachments and equipment. Our belief is that our employees and culture are just as important to the company as serving our customers. We place a high value on building a team and working environment where individuals can succeed professionally and personally. As a team member at Douglas Dynamics, you can expect to make a difference through your work, to have a direct impact on the achievement of a very meaningful mission to serve our customers, to advance your career, and to have room for fun and fulfillment in your daily life.
We would love to have you join our team, where we offer top notch benefits, multiple avenues for advancement and a great working environment.
HOW WE DO IT:
Grow, Improve, and Engage is our focus as an organization to ensure we succeed by executing the right things. These are our Core Values and are How We Win in the marketplace. The Winning Behaviors are what each Douglas Dynamics employee does to support the success of our company. They are the expectations of all of us to help ensure we focus on winning as an organization the right way! Our Winning Behaviors are:
Be Customer & Results Driven
Anticipate the Possibilities
Collaborate & Care
Develop Self & Others
Get Better Every Day
We are seeking an Engineer.
HOW YOU WILL CONTRIBUTE:
This entry level position is responsible for designing and developing mechanical components and systems for Commercial Snow & Ice related products focusing on Customer Requirements, Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost.
WHAT WE OFFER YOU:
A fulfilling career with the ability to contribute to an Industry leader
A comprehensive suite of benefits
Competitive salary commensurate with experience
A generous 401k match
Profit sharing for all full-time employees
HOW YOU'LL MAKE A DIFFERENCE:
Read and interpret electrical, hydraulic and mechanical drawings, schematics, technical bulletins and government regulations
Assist in the design, testing and performance validation of prototypes which includes internal lab testing as well as external field testing
Produce product and fixture drawings, facility layouts on CAD, check product tolerances and clearances, complete detailed drawings following company standards without guidance
Complete and maintain all required reports such as engineering reports, test reports and development plans
Ensure new designs and processes meet or exceed company/customer standards for safety, quality, performance, reliability, manufacturability and cost
Effectively engage plant supervision to support production improvements, assist in the resolution of complex/unusual production problems, introduce new tooling, gauges, fixtures and equipment
Create, maintain and complete complex BOMs and ECNs, write job instructions and standard work documents, coordinate changes and train affected departments
Assist in creating product literature including owner’s manuals, parts lists, installation instructions and mechanics guides
Provide engineering expertise in cross functional teams to ensure the ongoing improvement of product quality, error proofing of processes, and productivity improvements while reducing cost
Utilize (3P, 5S, DFMEA, PFMEA, Kaizen events) tools to eliminate waste, improve processes, and launch new products
WHAT THIS ROLE NEEDS:
Education and/or Experience: B.S. in ME, MET, or AgE , 0-5 years’ experience
Communication Skills: Speak and hear or communicate effectively with other employees at all locations. Communicate effectively on: complex issues, specifications with vendors, technical issues with customers and other employees. Must be highly effective in a team environment.
Computer Skills: Working knowledge of Solidworks, Solidworks Simulation, Microsoft suite of products. Experience using data acquisition equipment desirable.
Reasoning Ability: Solve practical problems and understand technical problems in non-standard situations.
Our focus on integrity, teamwork, and high performance creates an ideal work environment for every one of our employees.
We offer competitive salaries, benefits, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Discover our opportunities and come see all the ways you can do more at Douglas Dynamics.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Douglas Dynamics, LLC does not discriminate against qualified applicants in hiring based on race, color, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.