Posted on: March 20, 2017 • Category: Engineering Manufacturing
Manitou Group - Gehl
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 1.Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering is required. Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering degree preferred. 2.A minimum of 3-5 years of related experience in product design and project development is required with experience in construction or mobile machinery preferred. 3.The ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with a wide range of individuals. 4.The ability to coordinate workflow and meet deadlines is required. 5.Previous working experience with a 3-D CAD system is required, Siemens NX preferred.
GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITY: Under the direction of the R & D Engineering Manager, Manitou Americas, Inc. has an immediate opening for a self-starting engineer to lead product development from concept to production. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.Responsibilities may include structural, hydraulic, mechanical, electrical, and/or control system design. 2.Perform conceptual design to support the activities leading to the creation of new, or improvements to existing, products or product applications. 3.Prepare designs, analysis, test requirements, performance, schedule, and cost information as required in assigned area of responsibility for existing or new products. 4.Optimize component/product designs for performance, cost, standardization, and manufacturability. 5.Work with manufacturing to resolve problems encountered in the fabrication and construction of experimental or production machines and components. 6.Contribute to a cost improvement initiative by meeting or exceeding the annual goal. 7.Lead engineering efforts in resolving field problems when required. 8.Direct, coordinate, and supervise projects, including technical supervision of personnel assigned to assist. 9.Assist other departments in preparation of manuals and sales literature on assigned projects. 10.Complete additional duties as requested by management. 11.Physical activities include the use of computers for periods of time, and potentially assisting in the assembly, installation and operation of prototypes and data acquisition equipment. Capability to be in a jobsite or production factory environment with heat, cold, wet, dry, etc. for periods of time is required. 12.Travel both domestically and international may be required.
With roots dating back to 1859, Manitou Americas (formerly known as Gehl Company) is a producer of Gehl, Manitou and Mustang branded equipment for construction, agriculture, industry and beyond. Headquartered in West Bend, Wisconsin, Manitou Americas maintains North American operations in Madison and Yankton, South Dakota, Waco, Texas and Belvidere, Illinois. While Manitou Americas has had a presence in international markets for over 50 years, it became a true global company in 2008 when it became a wholly owned subsidiary of Manitou Group, based in Ancenis, France. As a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of compact equipment worldwide, we recruit top-caliber individuals to enrich our global success. An equal opportunity employer, Manitou Americas offers a competitive salary and benefit package, numerous advancement opportunities, and the tools and training necessary to encourage employee growth.