Performs engineering tasks under moderate guidance that are varied and moderately difficult, which require troubleshooting and interpretation of data, development of new test methods or procedures and are used for a variety of situations. Assists in the development, execution, and organization of detailed design development as part of major projects with a moderate scope.
Support new product design teams through test development, data analysis, and competitor benchmarking. Provide feedback to engineering about testing requirements.
Use statistical methods to interpret test data and make formal recommendations to product design teams.
Develop test requirements and test plan per specifications during design phase of new products. Prepare efficient test procedures from test specifications/DVP&R.
Assist in determining project scope and test direction
Prioritize and manage multiple projects within design specifications and budget restrictions
Act as technical resource to other departments to address and resolve test issues.
Drive test planning and adherence to test plans
Develop, update and write PES standards
Develop new test stands and fixtures
Job Skills Requirements
Excellent interpersonal skills, communication a necessity
Working knowledge transducers and dynamometers
Ability to coach and mentor engineers and technicians
Ability to lead change
Proficient in MS Office
Programming knowledge/experience with National Instruments products
Some knowledge of B & S products which may include combustion engines, electric circuits, outdoor power equipment, etc.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
A minimum of 3 years' experience in product testing and data acquisition
Experience with computer based data acquisition (LabView) and analysis systems (DIAdem)
Knowledge of dynamometers, transducers such as load, displacement and accelerometers.
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.
Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee
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Briggs And Stratton Corporation