Project Engineer

Oshkosh Corporation Oshkosh , WI 54902

Posted 2 months ago

About Oshkosh Defense, an Oshkosh company

Oshkosh Defense stands behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. As an industry-leading tactical vehicle manufacturer, 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.


Individual is responsible for the Aftermarket Service & Supportability requirements of Government Programs. In this role, the Service Engineer will bridge the gap between Design Engineering and Product Support Engineering to ensure that the Government Program aftermarket service & support products are aligned with vehicle configuration, customer needs and growth strategies. Additionally, this individual is responsible for interpretation, planning, and execution of R&M requirements on various Oshkosh Defense programs. The System Engineer will provide statistical analysis, data reduction, failure trend & failure analysis, prognostic and diagnostic implications of designs into presentations for senior management. The System Engineer will also improve product/program effectiveness through identification and elimination of inefficiencies and will participate in planning efforts of department capacity, goals, and objectives. Champion continuous improvement efforts throughout all phases of the project cycle within the department


  • Group and assign components within the engineering bill of material to generate maintenance tasks

  • Identify required personnel, tooling, equipment, and support information necessary to perform maintenance tasks on heavy duty vehicles

  • Responsible for creating & maintaining departmental processes & procedures

  • Provide leadership to technical staff including resource planning, scheduling, and administration to ensure department success.

  • Recommend actions required to maintain schedule and cost targets Prepare technical proposals, quotations, reports, and presentations

  • Perform job duties in an ethical and professional manner consistent with the Oshkosh Way.

  • Conduct duties consistent with the Company's mission statement, quality objectives, and defined policies and procedures

  • Coordinate with other department managers and chief engineers regarding the R&M interface.

  • Lead and perform R&M analysis of engineering design and hardware and document via formal reports and summaries.

  • Interpret government program R&M requirements and develop necessary plans to meet R&M contract requirements and execute them.

  • Perform RAM-D analysis of engineering designs and hardware

  • Evaluate mission mode profiles as defined by contract and customer orders

  • Develop and exercise reliability mathematical models

  • Analyze test data for failure trends

  • R&M activities may include but are not limited to Reliability Analysis, Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), Level of Repair Analysis (LORA) and Fault Tree Analysis (FTA).

  • Research, study, and propose use of new technologies to be used in the development of new and improved processes and products.


  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Mechanical Engineering or related field

  • 5-plus years related experience


  • Experience with the assembly or service of automotive and heavy-duty equipment

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills

  • Exhibit a high level of computer proficiency

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or

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.

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