|Senior Mechanical Engineer|
Company: Generac Power Systems
Location: Waukesha, WI
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 12/07/2021
Expire Date: 02/07/2022
Job Categories: Engineering
Senior Mechanical Engineer|
SERIOUS POWER, COMPELLING CAREERS!
Generac has not only seen success as a company but we have compassion for communities where we live and work. We are the #1 company is storm response, throughout the company’s history, we have remained passionate about helping those in need… both in our day-to-day roles and in our efforts to give back. This commitment is our responsibility, pride and passion.
In the role of Senior Mechanical Engineer working in Waukesha, WI you will be part of the Commercial/Industrial team. The Senior Engineer is responsible for for leading projects that bring new products to market. In this role you will be responsible for designing and validating new products as they come to market.
This position reports to the Manager of Engineering and works cross functionally.
Designs, validates, and brings new products to market.
Provide new product development in the Industrial, Commercial, Residential and/or Retail generator or Power Tools product area including; Creating and maintaining CAD models, drawings, and BOMS, supporting product development plans (schedule, product cost, meeting design inputs), interfacing with internal company personnel, provide technical support for assigned projects.
Specifies precise new product functional requirements; designs, tests and integrates moderately complex components to produce final designs; and evaluates the design's overall effectiveness, cost (including cost/benefit analysis), reliability (risk analysis), and safety.
Designs, develops, executes and evaluates fitness-for-use testing, product specifications and process validation plans for a variety of standard products and/or components; creates and reviews material part specifications and bills of materials.
Collaborates with internal manufacturing partners, contract manufacturers, designers and product specialists to optimize more complex designs for manufacturability.
Utilizes CAD ( Computer Aided Design) or CAE (Computer Aided Engineering) systems to model new designs and produce detailed engineering drawings.
Supporting product development plans (schedule, product cost, meeting design inputs).
Develops less experienced engineers
Act as SAP Super User within functional area as assigned.
Other duties as assigned
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or related discipline
5+ years of relevant work experience
Ability to perform detail oriented work with a high degree of accuracy on multiple projects
Design experience with a variety of materials (ie plastics, aluminum castings, sheet metal) and basic knowledge of material specs and use
Experience in new product design and development
Ability to conduct analysis using FEA, CFD, etc.
Demonstrated written communication and presentation skills
Ability to translate technical information to all audiences
Applies engineering knowledge and experience to improve products, services and processes
Technical Skills to include 3D modeling (ProE or SolidWorks)
Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word
Experience with machine design
Previous experience with SAP or equivalent ERP
“We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.”