At Oshkosh Defense, we stand behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. Every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next generation defense technologies and advanced systems. We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions.
Oshkosh Defense is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 500, multi-billion dollar company. At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them.
The Design Engineer will perform survivability engineering project work, including analysis and design of new and modified components in accordance with engineering standards and project scope.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Research and propose use of new technologies to be used in the development of new and improved products
2.Maintain effective communication with suppliers, internal and external customers, and outside resources concerning technical issues
3.Enforce the proper use of engineering criteria and drawing standards; ensure that technical issues are conducted within the framework of company policies and procedures
4.Evaluate designs for performance, safety, and reliability
5.Direct preparation of layouts, drawings, specifications, and bills of material
6.Perform engineering analysis to support the selection of parts, components, and materials that meet requirements
7.Provide technical assistance for prototype, pilot, and production support
8.Analyze and resolve issues reported to Engineering via verbal or written communication
9.Provide direction to designers and drafters regarding engineering analysis
10. Establishes priorities for work delegated to others
11. Prepare technical proposals, quotations, reports, and presentations
12. Perform job duties in an ethical, professional manner which is consistent with the Company's mission statement, quality objectives, and defined policies and procedures (the "Oshkosh Way")
Bachelor's of Science in Engineering
6 or more months of related experience; OR internship experience
Able to obtain a secret security clearance as required by job duties
Experience with a high-level CAD system
Possess a strong mechanical knowledge of vehicles and related systems
Strong verbal presentation and written communication skills
Excellent time management and organizational skills
Experience with one or more of the following:
Terminal Ballistic and/or blast testing
Metallurgy, composite materials, and/or glass laminates
Fire Supression Systems
Human Factors Engineering
Vehicle Seating Systems
Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.
Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.
Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.