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Manufacturing Technician A - Vanguard Production Center - 1st Shift


•Perform maintenance work relating primarily to production equipment, including electrical, plumbing, machine repair, hydraulics, etc.

•Proficient understanding of engines and their operations, which may include various Briggs & Stratton products and air-cooled gasoline engines; Complete complex equipment component re-builds, where applicable

•Work requires an advanced level of root-cause analysis

•Perform any and all repairs to a variety of production equipment requiring the use of programmable logic controllers (PLC) in the troubleshooting process

•Perform other duties as assigned



•Advanced troubleshooting skills using mechanical, electrical, hydraulic knowledge

•Advanced Engine Knowledge

•3 years of technical experience

•Leadership skills

•Basic computer skills

•Able to obtain and maintain forklift driving skills and certification



•Completion of Key Train testing upon bidding

•Ability to achieve/maintain Master Service Technician (MST) (Post Hire)



•High school diploma or GED



•May be required to lift or carry products, parts, and/or other materials of various sizes and weights  (Frequently 5 – 25 pounds), (Occasionally 25 –75 pounds), (Rarely > 75 pounds)

•Ability to perform occasional to frequent bending and reaching over a full work shift

•Ability to stand and/or walk constantly over a full work shift

•Ability to use power/vibrating tools over a full work shift

•Ability to operate motorized vehicles over a full work shift

•Exposure to noise levels for which hearing protection is required to be worn over a full work shift




Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. 


Briggs & Stratton Corporation 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.