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Mechanical Engineer II

Date: Jul 16, 2021

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US, 53222

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Supports Lithium-ion battery new product development initiatives, aiding in the design evolution of various packs to expand the Vanguard battery product line to align with the organization's long range plan.  Working with various technical teams to create and manage test programs for the validation and qualification of new battery products.

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 battery and electrical engineering systems
  • Experience with electro-mechanical interfaces preferred
  • 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.

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