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Senior Mechanical Engineer

Oshkosh, WI 54902

Posted: 06/12/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 618808 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Pay: $40-46/hr


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.

  • Under supervision, perform engineering calculations, investigations, and tasks as assigned according to client 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.


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: R
  • ead, analyze and interpret scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents.

  • 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.

  • General instructing, scheduling, and reviewing the work of others performing the same or directly related work.
  • Acts as lead worker.

  1. Design Experience
  2. Willing to take on a challenge
  3. Works well with internal teams and suppliers

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

  • 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.
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