Engineering Assistant

Date: May 20, 2023

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 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 Engineering Assistant to support our product development efforts. Come and be part of our small company culture with support from the structure, benefits, and investment of a large company.

Position Description

The primary focus of the position is to handle engineering change requests and engineering change notices with an emphasis on working cross functionally to implement the requested changes and provide guidance and insight to the affected teams. This position may also cover a variety of engineering support tasks including maintenance of material data, drawing data, Bill of Materials (BOM’s) or other engineering related items.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Performs a variety of tasks to support engineering applications and processes
  2. Performs specific and limited portions of more complex assignments
  3. Enters Drawing Management and Bill of Material (BOM) maintenance information for production, pre-production, service and sample parts
  4. Loads Bill of Material (BOM) including parent and parent-component “Note” records
  5. Maintains Bill of Material Note and Part Description Tables, Material Code Book; distributes new or updated information
  6. Assists internal customers
  7. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Fundamental knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures of engineering
  • Previous experience with ERP systems (SAP or related) a plus but not required. 
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing setting a plus but not required.
  • Basic knowledge of engineering related computer systems/capabilities
  • Basic knowledge of small engines and/or outdoor power equipment a plus but not required.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


Associates Degree in Engineering or related field, or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements

  • One year of professional engineering assistant experience preferred



Briggs & Stratton, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides innovative products and diverse power solutions to help people get work done. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lithium-ion battery, standby generator, energy storage system, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Vanguard®, Ferris®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Billy Goat®, Allmand®, SimpliPhi®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in more than 100 countries on six continents.


Briggs & Stratton 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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