- Mechanical Engineering
- Communication Skills
- Suspension Experience
- Organizational Skills
- Time Management
Oshkosh Corporation is a leading manufacturer and marketer of access equipment, specialty vehicles and truck bodies for the primary markets of defense, concrete placement, refuse hauling, access equipment and fire & emergency. Founded in 1917, Oshkosh Corporation has manufacturing operations in nine U.S. states and in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Mexico, The Netherlands, and Romania. The company currently employs approximately 12,100 people worldwide.
Oshkosh Corporation is a Fortune 350, multi-billion dollar company. Oshkosh Corporation designs and builds the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them.
Responsible for engineering project(s) within a design and development program. This includes the supervision of teams of engineers and designers. The position will also direct high level engineering analysis and design of new and modified suspension, steering, and driveline components and subsystems in accordance with engineering standards and project scope to ensure that designs meet customer requirements, corporate objectives, are safe, and can be manufactured.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participate in the budgeting process to include recommending capital improvements and preparing justification data as required, as well as estimating engineering hours needed to complete a project.
Researches, studies, and proposes use of new technologies to be used in the development of new and improved suspension, steering, and driveline components and subsystems.
Maintain effective communication with suppliers, internal and external customers, and outside resources concerning technical issues
Communicate project objectives to team members
Enforce the proper use of engineering criteria and drawing standards.
Ensure that technical issues are conducted within the framework of company policies and procedures
Evaluate designs for performance, safety and reliability
Directs preparation layouts, drawings, specifications, and bills of material
Create and maintain project documentation for project planning, requirements analysis, risk management, issues, management, status reporting, project communication, and quality assurance
Perform engineering analysis to support the selection of parts, components, and materials that meet requirements
Perform job duties in an ethical, professional manner which is consistent with the Oshkosh Way.
Conduct duties consistent with the Company’s mission statement, quality objectives, and defined policies and procedures
Provide technical assistance for prototype, pilot, and production support
Analyze and resolve issues reported to Engineering via verbal or written communication
Provide guidance to team members to ensure the appropriate engineering analysis is performed and documented
Provide leadership to a technical staff to ensure program success.
Assure designs meet customer requirements, statutory requirements, and corporate objectives
Establishes priorities for work delegated to others
Provide management/leadership to technical staff including resource planning, scheduling, and administration to ensure program success
Prepare technical proposals, quotations, reports, and presentations
Able to obtain a secret security clearance as required by job duties
Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering
8-plus years related experience
Experience developing suspension, steering, and driveline subsystems from conceptualization through production.
Strong knowledge of suspension components, including mechanical, fluid, and gas springs, shock absorbers, ball joints, and suspension structural components
Strong knowledge of steering components, including steering gears and steering links
Experience in vehicle dynamics, including tuning of suspension systems to meet customer requirements for on-road dynamic handing and stability, off-road ride quality, and durability.
Strong verbal presentation and written communication skills
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.
Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.
Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.