Generac Power Systems

  • Engineer II

    Job Locations US-WI-Waukesha
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    2 months ago(2 months ago)
    ENG - Engineering
  • Overview

    Generac Power Systems –  Work with the leader in the power industry! Our office in Waukesha,  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 Manager.



    • Designs, validates, and brings new products to market
    • Provide new product development in the General Mobile 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. Fluid Power or Pumps experience will be a plus
    • Specifies precise new product functional requirements; designs, tests and integrates moderately complex components to produce final designs; and evaluates the overall design 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


    Basic Qualifications:

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

    Additional Qualifications:


    • Able to apply engineering knowledge to improve products or services
    • 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
    • Proficient oral and written communication
    • 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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