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Date: Jan 13, 2022

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

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Briggs & Stratton / Billy Goat, located in Lee's Summit, Missouri, is a leading and innovative manufacturer of outdoor power equipment. We specialize in the design and manufacture of machines in three product groups: Debris Management (vacuums, blowers, and debris loaders), Lawn Renovation, and Brush Cutters. We have an immediate opening for a full time Designer to support our Product Development efforts.


Position Description

Designs components or tooling, assemblies and concept models. Prepares basic layouts and designs. Ensures proper use of modeling techniques and design standards.  Reviews parts for release based on inspection reports.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Designs basic components or tooling, assemblies and concept designs
  2. Produces basic 3D models, modifies complex 3D models, and details complicated component and assembly drawings
  3. Prepares layouts of basic equipment incorporating new designs or design modifications
  4. Researches and processes ECNs as needed
  5. Redesigns components for functional improvements or cost reductions
  6. Coordinates tasks to ensure successful completion of designs
  7. Reviews parts for production based on inspection reports
  8. Checks basic 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

  • Demonstrated visual acuity and design techniques to produce 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 basic understanding of geometric tolerancing and gauging
  • Familiar with  physical properties of materials and property enhancers and the relative cost of materials
  • Basic understanding of standards and applications in an engineering environment
  • Familiar with most manufacturing processes and assembly techniques
  • Developed 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 three years of Mechanical Design experience (May include co-op/internship experience)

Physical & Environmental Requirements


Briggs & Stratton, LLC, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. 


Briggs & Stratton, LLC is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

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