Generac Power Systems

  • Engineer II

    Job Locations US-WI-Jefferson
    Job ID
    2018-14037
    # of Openings
    1
    Posted Date
    3 weeks ago(6/6/2018 4:24 PM)
    Category
    ENG - Engineering
  • Overview

    Generac Power Systems –  Work with the leader in the power industry! Our office in Jefferson,  WI is seeking an  Engineer II.

     

    The 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).  

     

    This position reports to the  Engineering Supervisor or Manager.

    Responsibilities

    • Designs, validates, and brings new products to market
    • Provides new product development in the Industrial, Commercial, Residential and/or Retail generator or Power Tools product 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 CAD (Computer Aided Design) or CAE (Computer Aided Engineering) systems to model new designs and produce detailed engineering drawings. 
    • Supports product development plans (schedule, product cost, meeting design inputs)
    • Develops less experienced engineers.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related discipline
    • 3 plus years of relevant work experience

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Ability to perform detail oriented work with a high degree of accuracy
    • Design experience with a variety of materials(Plastics, alumni castings, sheet metal, etc.) and basic knowledge of material specs and use
    • Experience in new product design and development
    • Ability to conduct analysis using FEA,CFD, etc.
    • Demonstrated written communication and presentation skills
    • Ability to translate technical information to all audiences
    • Able to solve moderate to complex engineering problems
    • Good decision-making skills
    • Technical Skills to include 3D modeling (ProE or SolidWorks)
    • MS Excel, MS Word
    • Experience with machine design
    • Previous experience with SAP or equivalent ERP.

     

    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.

    Options

    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed