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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Oshkosh, WI 54902

Posted: 04/09/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 614992 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description

Pay: $45-48/hr
Overview:
  • What are the top 3 qualifications you are looking for?
    • What is a requirement? BS Mech. Engineering
    • What is preferred but not required? Past experience with heavy equipment manufacturing. Likes to work hands on. Experience with Windchill/CATIA

The Sr Engineer – Mechanical designs functional, reliable and cost effective, heavy duty vehicle components. Perform engineering analysis and design or re-design, and development of components into existing and new vehicles. Provide integration and execution support for vehicle and component design.

YOUR IMPACT:  
  • Under supervision, perform engineering calculations, investigations, and tasks as assigned according to client company as well as general industry engineering standards and processes.
  • Support more senior engineers in the preparation of plans, designs, computation methods, and/or reporting.
  • Responsible for a project or part of a project of limited complexity.
  • May be responsible for managing multiple projects.
  • Collaborate as needed with other engineering or business support disciplines internally as well as suppliers externally.
  • Provide guidance or mentorship to entry level engineers, designers, or technicians working on a common project.
  • Maintain effective communication with suppliers, internal and external customers, and outside resources concerning technical issues.
  • 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.
  • Perform and Directs preparation of layouts, drawings, specifications, and bills of material.
  • Perform engineering analysis to support the selection of parts, components, and materials that meet requirements.
  • Provide technical assistance for production support.
  • Analyze and resolve issues reported to Engineering via verbal or written communication.
  • Prepare technical proposals, quotations, reports, and presentations.
  • Create and maintain project documentation for analysis, research, and historical records.
  • Utilize analytical and mathematical approaches to calculate or model system performance and optimize designs.
  • Analyze and resolve issues reported to Engineering and communicate status via verbal or written communication.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Regular attendance is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  
  • Accredited Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field with three (3) or more years of related experience.

STANDOUT QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Accredited Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Mechanical knowledge of automotive or heavy-vehicle equipment and related systems.
  • Experience with a high level CAD system.

CORE COMPETENCIES:
  • Internal Contacts: Contact with peers and others involving explanation of information (these contacts may be within or outside department or division), and the gathering of factual information; may include the communication of sensitive or confidential information.
  • External Contacts:  Limited external contact to: gather information, answer queries, or ask assistance.
  • Communication Skills:  Read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos; Read and interpret safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedure manuals; Write routine reports, correspondence and speak effectively before both internal and external groups; Read, analyze and interpret business manuals, technical procedures and/or government regulations: Read, analyze and interpret scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents.
  • Decision-Making:  Regularly makes decisions of responsibility, involving evaluation of information. Decisions may require development or application of alternatives or precedents. 
  • Complexity, Judgment and Problem Solving:  Generally diversified and moderately difficult work. Requires judgment in the adaptation and interpretation of established practices and procedures to meet problems and situations to which the application is not clearly defined.
  • Supervisory/Managerial:  General instructing, scheduling, and reviewing the work of others performing the same or directly related work. Acts as “lead worker”.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Physical Demands: Frequent: Standing, Walking/Running, Sitting, Reaching, Hearing, Talking, Visual, Typing; Occasional: Driving, Fine Dexterity, Manual Dexterity; Upper Extremity Repetitive Motion; Seldom: Lifting/Carrying 25lbs., Pushing/Pulling 25llbs.
  • Non-Physical Demands: Frequent: Analysis/Reasoning, Communication/Interpretation, Math/Mental Computation, Reading, Sustained Mental Activity (i.e. auditing, problem solving, grant writing, composing reports), Writing.
  • Environmental Demands: Frequent: Work Alone, Frequent Task Changes, Tedious/Exacting Work; Occasional: High Volume Public Contact.
  • Work Schedule:  Routine shift hours. Infrequent overtime, weekend, or shift rotation.
  • Demands/Deadlines: High volume and variable work demands and deadlines impose strain on routine basis or considerable stress intermittently; OR regular direct contacts with distressed individuals within the immediate work environment; and/or exposure to demands and pressures from persons other than immediate supervisor.
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