Controls Engineer

Date: Jun 15, 2024

Location: Stone Mountain, GA, US, 30083

Company: Briggs & Stratton

Position Description

Leads and performs engineering-related tasks working independently that are varied and very complex, which require troubleshooting, interpreting data and development of new methods or procedures for a variety of situations.  Develops and implements new manufacturing processes for the purpose of reducing and controlling costs.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Leads a variety of engineering assignments to develop and implement production/processing methods and controls to meet quality standards in a cost efficient manner
  2. Provides liaison support between the engineering department and manufacturing
  3. Recommends and implements improvements and/or modifications for sequence of operations, equipment utilization and related matters
  4. Monitors assigned operations to assure compliance with current project schedules and approved quality standards
  5. Leads proposals regarding the purchase or building of new equipment or modernization of existing production/processing equipment
  6. Recommends methods of manufacture during design of new products; recommends design modifications or process changes
  7. Works with customers and/or suppliers to determine application requirements
  8. Leads the install of new tools, fixtures, and equipment into the facility.
  9. Monitors and reports on facility metrics such as safety, quality, delivery cost
  10. Performs full range of managerial responsibilities which may include but not be limited to: interviewing, hiring, coaching and developing employees; planning, assigning and directing work; EEO/AA; performance management; department budget
  11. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Extensive knowledge of engineering concepts, practices and procedures engineering standards and systems
  • Comprehensive knowledge of manufacturing production/cell development
  • Ability to read and interpret computer aided drawings and prints
  • Strong project management skills and ability to lead teams
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with and motivate a diverse group of people
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Related field

Experience Requirements

  • Seven years of engineering experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment

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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