Generac Power Systems

Mechanical Engineer II

5 months ago(8/2/2017 8:37 PM)
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Generac Power Systems –  Work with the leader in the power industry!  Our Corporate HQ in Waukesha, WI, is seeking a Mechanical Engineer II.  


This role is on a new product development engineering team for our Mobile Products Division ( which includes our mobile generators, light towers, heaters, pumps, portables, water trailers, and combo units.


The Mechanical Engineer II is responsible for providing engineering input to the product development projects assigned to him/her including interfacing with the cross functional team consisting of engineering, operations (industrial engineering, production, and material procurement, sourcing, quality, service, and marketing).


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Designs, validates, and brings new products to market.
  • Provide new product development in the Mobile Products area including; Creating and maintaining CAD models, drawings, and BOMs, Supporting product development plans (schedule, product cost, meeting design inputs), Interfacing with internal company personnel, Provide technical support for assigned projects.
  • Specifies precise new product functional requirements; designs, tests and integrates moderately complex components to produce final designs; and evaluates the design's overall effectiveness, cost (including cost/benefit analysis), reliability (risk analysis), and safety.
  • Designs, develops, executes and evaluates fitness-for-use testing, product specifications and process validation plans for a variety of standard products and/or components; creates and reviews material part specifications and bills of materials.
  • Collaborates with internal manufacturing partners, contract manufacturers, designers and product specialists to optimize more complex designs for manufacturability. 
  • Utilizes CREO to model new designs and produce detailed engineering drawings. 
  • Supporting product development plans (schedule, product cost, meeting design inputs)
  • Develops less experienced engineers.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred; Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related discipline required
  • 3 – 5 years of relevant work experience;
  • Applies engineering knowledge to improve products or services;
  • Able to solve moderate to complex engineering problems;
  • Good decision-making skills;
  • Technical Skills to include CAD (CREO preferred but not required)
  • MS Excel, MS Word;
  • Proficient oral and written communication;
  • Previous experience with ERP such as SAP or equivalent preferred
  • Previous experience with PLM/PDM such as Windchill or equivalent preferred
  • Experience with machine design.


Physical Demands:   While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls.  The employee is regularly required to stand and walk.  On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job include are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.


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