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Mechatronic Engineer II

Date: Jul 29, 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 Mechatronic Engineer to support our growing business .

Position Description

Performs engineering tasks under moderate guidance that are varied and moderately difficult, which require troubleshooting and interpretation of data, development of new test methods or procedures and are used for a variety of situations.  Assists in the development, execution, and organization of detailed design development as part of major projects with a moderate scope.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Conducts and/or specifies moderately complex tests using techniques to resolve customer concerns/problems; prepares technical reports based on results
  2. Applies advanced computer-aided engineering analysis techniques to resolve customer concerns/problems
  3. Adheres to new product development processes as it relates to concept analysis, business case, product development, pre-production and post launch steps; recommends methods of manufacture during the design of new products and design modifications or process changes based on cost/design studies
  4. Modifies analysis techniques when necessary to solve more complex problems
  5. Evaluates product failures using standard engineering techniques
  6. Compiles and analyzes test results; formulates conclusions and makes appropriate recommendations
  7. Provides liaison support between the engineering department and manufacturing
  8. Supports supplier selection and interaction
  9. Recommends improvements and/or modifications for sequence of operations, equipment utilization and related matters
  10. Contributes to the development of engineering test standards where applicable
  11. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Comprehensive knowledge of engineering concepts, practices and procedures and other internal engineering standards and systems
  • Knowledge of engineering systems
  • Knowledge of company and competitor’s products and technical abilities of suppliers
  • Well-developed understanding of company processes and procedures including, but not limited to new product development process
  • Strong interpersonal skills  
  • Well-developed written communication skills necessary for technical report writing
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Related field

Experience Requirements

  • Three years of professional engineering experience

Physical & Environmental Requirements

May require travel of a scheduled or urgent nature to review applications, discuss problems, visit suppliers / customers, trade shows, etc.

 

 

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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