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. Two or more years of experience with hydraulic systems, electrical systems and/or the structural design of mobile machinery preferred. 2.Must have proven 3D CAD system experience (Siemens NX experience preferred) 3.Experience manipulating bills of material is a plus 4.Excellent interpersonal skills 5.Excellent written and verbal communication skills 6.Highly organized, detail orientated with good problem solving skills. 7.Ability to lead projects and adapt quickly to production changes. 8.Working knowledge of MS Office programs, Access programming a plus. 9.Agricultural background is preferred
GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITY: Under the direction of the R & D Engineering Manager, this position performs entry level product design and development tasks as assigns to support efforts in the development of new product and/or improve existing product and applications. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.Responsibilities may include structural, hydraulic, mechanical, electrical, and/or control system design to support efforts in the development of new products and/or improvement of existing products and applications. 2.Perform basic conceptual design to support the activities leading to the creation of new or improvements to existing products or product applications. 3.Prepare basic design, 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 “hands-on” with manufacturing to resolve any problems encountered in the fabrication and construction of experimental or production machines. 6.Contribute to the cost improvement program by meeting or exceeding the annual goal. 7.Identify opportunities to eliminate expenses that do not add value to the process or product, and within the scope of authority of the position, implement the reduction. 8.Follow up on the testing of experimental machines, and reports those changes as necessary. 9.Assist other departments in preparation of manuals and sales literature on assigned projects 10.Perform other related duties & projects as required. 11.Physical activities include the use of computers for periods of time, and potentially assisting in the assembly, installation and operation of prototype and data acquisition equipment. Capability to be in a jobsite or production factory environment, heat, cold, wet, dry, etc. for periods of time is 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.