Designer III

Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: Lee's Summit, MO, US, 64082-2312

Company: Briggs & Stratton

Briggs & Stratton / Billy Goat, located in Lee's Summit, Missouri, is a leading and innovative manufacturer of outdoor power equipment. We specialize in designing and manufacturing machines in three product groups: Debris Management (vacuums, blowers, and debris loaders), Lawn Renovation, and Brush Cutters. We immediately need a full-time Designer III to join our product engineering team.

Position Description

Uses Computer Aided Design and PLM tools to create, release, and modify complex designs of system components. Executes projects by providing task duration input and follows prototype testing.  Conducts technical design and drawing reviews as required. Assigns work and provides guidance to lower level Designers and Designer interns/co-ops.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Designs complex components or tooling, subsystems and concept designs
  2. Produces and modifies complex 3D models/assemblies and details complicated component and assembly drawings
  3. Prepares layouts of complex equipment incorporating new designs or design modifications
  4. Consistently looks for simplifying designs and assemblies, reduces costs through part design or process improvements, and standardization of components
  5. Reviews dimensional inspection of parts and approves parts for production
  6. Manages tasks to ensure successful completion of designs
  7. Conducts technical design and drawing reviews as required
  8. Reviews complex models and prints for proper use of modeling techniques and design standards
  9. Ensures the New Product Development process is being followed at all times
  10. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Strong visual acuity and design techniques to produce complete and workable 3D layouts for new designs
  • Ability to calculate dimensions and specify allowances and tolerances in accord with standard practices
  • Proficient in math, including trigonometry with a thorough understanding of geometric tolerancing and gauging
  • Ability to provide input and assist in planning design timelines and project schedules, and effectively plan work to meet schedules
  • Broad knowledge of the physical properties of materials and property enhancers and the relative cost of materials
  • Broad understanding of standards and applications in an engineering environment
  • Working knowledge of most manufacturing processes and assembly techniques
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


Associates Degree in Mechanical Design or related field, or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of five years Mechanical Design experience

Physical & Environmental Requirements

Domestic and/or international travel as required up to 10%



Briggs & Stratton Corporation, sediada em Milwaukee (Wisconsin – EUA), é a maior fabricante mundial de motores a gasolina para utilização em diversas aplicações. Com subsidiárias que incluem a maior fabricante e comerciante de geradores portáteis, lavadoras de alta pressão e linha jardim, é líder por meio das suas marcas: Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Ferris®, Vanguard™, Allmand®, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® e Victa®. Presente em mais de 130 países, a Briggs & Stratton Corporation possui diversas fábricas, joint ventures e filiais ao redor do globo, onde trabalham mais de 8.000 colaboradores. No Brasil, possui filial desde 2005, bem como centros de distribuição em pontos estratégicos, que garantem o rápido atendimento à rede de revendas e assistentes técnicos autorizados em todo o país.

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