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Staff Engineer

Date: Aug 4, 2022

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US, 53222

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Performs engineering work in a variety of settings.   Originates complex ideas or projects and contributes to existing projects.  Plans, conducts and directs research and/or development work with broad latitude on complex projects.  Provides technical inspiration, leadership, and consultation to internal and external customers.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Initiates, evaluates progress and presents results of projects
  2. Provides technical inspiration, leadership, and consultation to professional co-workers
  3. Analyzes and develops solutions to engineering problems.
  4. Develops and applies engineering standards and procedures and provides advice on issues within the engineering field
  5. Anticipates internal and/or external business challenges and/or regulatory issues; recommends process, product or service improvements. Solves unique and complex problems that have a broad impact on the business
  6. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Demonstrated high degree of innovation and creativity
  • Ability to proactively originate project ideas to address deficiencies
  • Advanced knowledge within particular field of specialization
  • Ability to transfer customer needs into projects or activities that resolve business goals
  • Advanced understanding and ability to apply knowledge of company and competitor’s technology, as well as technology in and outside of our industry, into effective solutions.
  • Excellent written and oral 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

  • Ten years of experience in an engineering role
  • Recognized as an expert in a particular field of specialization, or have extensive knowledge of all design and development aspects for a particular Briggs & Stratton product or manufacturing process such as internal combustion engines

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.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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