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Product Engineering Technician

Date: May 11, 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 Technician to support our product engineering team.

 

Position Description

Part of the engineering group that supports new product development for the lawn care industry.  Fabricates prototype components, assemblies, and/or machines.  Sets up and conducts testing in laboratory and field.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Fabricates prototype components and/or assemblies for product testing
  2. Performs a variety of routine assignments of moderate complexity, including various engineering tests using sophisticated and/or specialized measurement devices and test equipment
  3. Measures and documents all aspects of tests including objectives, procedures, results and conclusions
  4. Compiles and computes a variety of engineering data; may analyze test and design data and prepare reports
  5. Makes recommendations for schematics, designs, test procedures and/or specifications
  6. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Ability to set-up, calibrate and use sophisticated and or specialized measurement devices and test equipment
  • Metal fabrication experience: welding, forming, machining, hydraulics, electrical and mechanical assembly
  • Small engine experience
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location

Education

Associates Degree in Technical Field or related field, or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements

Three years of experience working with small/large engines, engine powered equipment or industry related products

Physical & Environmental Requirements

 

 

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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