Mechanical Engineer III


Position Description

Performs engineering tasks under minimal guidance that are varied and complex which require troubleshooting and interpretation of data, development of new test methods or procedures and are used for a variety of situations.  Plans, executes, and organizes detailed design development as part of  major projects of significant scope.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Conducts and/or specifies complex tests using advanced techniques to resolve customer concerns/problems; prepares technical reports based on results
  2. Applies advanced computer-aided engineering analysis techniques to resolve customer concerns/problems
  3. Adheres to new product development processes as it relates to concept analysis, business case, product development, pre-production and post launch steps; recommends methods of manufacture during the design of new products and design modifications or process changes based on cost/design studies
  4. Modifies analysis techniques when necessary to solve more complex problems
  5. Evaluates product failures using advanced engineering techniques
  6. Compiles and analyzes test results; formulates conclusions and makes appropriate recommendations
  7. Partners with project management, business units, manufacturing, quality, supply chain, etc.
  8. Recommends improvements and/or modifications for sequence of operations, equipment utilization and related matters
  9. Develops engineering test standards where applicable
  10. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Comprehensive knowledge of engineering concepts, practices and procedures and other internal engineering standards and systems
  • Strong knowledge of engineering systems
  • Strong knowledge of company and competitor’s products and technical abilities of suppliers
  • Well-developed understanding of company processes and procedures including, but not limited to new product development process
  • Excellent interpersonal skills  
  • Strong written communication skills necessary for technical report writing
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

Experience Requirements

  • Five years of professional engineering experience

Physical & Environmental Requirements

May require travel of a scheduled or urgent nature to review applications, discuss problems, visit suppliers / customers, trade shows, etc.

 

 

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.