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Designer I

Date: Jul 10, 2019

Location: Sherrill, NY, US

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

As a part of Briggs & Stratton Corporation, Ferris is a leading brand of Commercial Zero-Turn mowers. The culture of our company is built on hard work and dedicated customer service. Our brand is quickly growing and we are looking for a passionate individual to join our team as a Designer I. This is a full time, entry-level position. The Designer I will prepare layouts and designs of simple components or tooling from data and specifications submitted by others through Computer Aided Design tools. He/she will also check basic models and prints for proper use of design techniques.

Job Responsibilities

  • Designs simple components or tooling
  • Produces and modifies basic 3D models and detail drawings
  • Processes ECNs, with marked up drawings and bills of materials as needed
  • Redesigns components for functional improvements or cost reductions
  • Reviews parts for production based on inspection reports
  • Checks basic models and prints for proper use of modeling techniques and design standards
  • Ensures the New Product Development process is being followed at all times
  • Performs other duties as assigned


Job Skills Requirements

  • Visual acuity and design techniques to produce basic 3D layouts for new designs
  • Ability to calculate dimensions as required for accurate and complete layouts
  • Proficient in math, including trigonometry
  • Familiar with some physical properties of materials and the relative cost of materials
  • Basic understanding of standards and applications in an engineering environment
  • Familiar with some manufacturing processes and assembly techniques
  • Good 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 one year in Mechanical Design or co-op/internship experience


Briggs & Stratton Corporation, 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 Corporation 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.

Nearest Major Market: Utica

Job Segment: Engineer, Intern, CAD, Drafting, Engineering, Entry Level

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