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Mechanical Engineer III

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US, 53222

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Be a leading engineer to electrify the portfolio of Briggs & Stratton ride-on tractors and zero-turns.  This position requires a person with a strong mechanical background and a working knowledge of electrical components and systems. The position also requires a hands-on individual who is capable of working independently in the field, shop and factory to solve complex problems. Performs engineering tasks under minimal guidance that are varied and complex which require troubleshooting and interpretation of data, development of new test methods or procedures and are used for a variety of situations.  Plans, executes, and organizes detailed design development as part of  major projects of significant scope.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Conducts and/or specifies complex tests using advanced 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 Project Initiation, Concept Selection, Product Definition, Detailed Design and Production Readiness.
  4. Recommends methods of manufacture during the design of new products and design modifications or process changes based on cost/design studies
  5. Modifies analysis techniques when necessary to solve more complex problems
  6. Evaluates product failures using advanced engineering techniques
  7. Compiles and analyzes test results; formulates conclusions and makes appropriate recommendations
  8. Partners with project management, business units, manufacturing, quality, supply chain, etc.
  9. Recommends improvements and/or modifications for sequence of operations, equipment utilization and related matters
  10. Develops 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
  • Strong knowledge of engineering systems
  • Strong 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
  • Excellent interpersonal skills  
  • Strong written communication skills necessary for technical report writing
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Related field

Experience Requirements

  • Five 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.


Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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