Product Design Engineer

Product Design Engineer

Full-Time Position
7:30 a.m. start
Salary contingent on experience

PLEASE NO EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES

 

The Engineering department plays a critical role in the productivity, success and growth of our company. The Product Design Engineer will be responsible for engineering and designing product features, producing Bill of Materials for customized builds, generating shop instructions, and support shop operations. This is a highly involved, hands-on position requiring a strong on-site presence. This position has manifested itself as our organization reallocates tasks and roles in anticipation of company growth.

Essential Functions:

  • Complete layout of product and features to fit on a truck, tanker trailer or skid mount unit.
  • Analyze powertrain and hydraulic systems.
  • Prepare & update new and basic electrical schematics for integration of remote systems, lighting, PTO’s, throttle controls, etc.
  • Review and implement OEM truck body builder install and computer programming procedures.
  • Prepare Bill of Materials, Assemblies & Instructions for individual projects.
  • Perform project pre-production build meetings with the production team.
  • Work with necessary parties to provide solutions to production issues as they arise.
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years of experience preferred.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and mechanic skills.
  • Ability to work with multiple production departments.
  • Strong proficiency in the use of design software, preferably Inventor, and with spreadsheets & word processing software.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Ability to facilitate, support, implement and quickly adapt to change & make common sense decisions.
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with hydraulics, electrical, automotive, and mechanical equipment.
  • Excellent math and organizational skills.
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills necessary.
  • Comfortable with direct customer contact.
  • Ability to work in a small office setting.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift and move items weighing approximately 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work in a variety of circumstances, including but not limited to standing, walking, bending, kneeling, crouching, climbing ladders, and scaffolds.

 

Benefits Offered

We will provide:

  • Competitive salary paid weekly, based on experience and education
  • Medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) & company match plans
  • Paid vacation, sick leave, and paid holidays upon hire
  • Allowance for PPE equipment
  • Referral bonuses
  • Opportunities for business travel to customers nationwide to assist our sales team, attend industry trade shows, and visit/tour vendor facilities.