Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Oshkosh Corp. Appleton , WI 54914

Posted 2 months ago

About Pierce, an Oshkosh company

At Pierce Manufacturing, we build trucks that protect people and communities around the world. To our team, there is no room for anything less than providing the absolute best. Since 1913, building truck bodies on Model T Ford chassis in an old converted church has evolved to creating highly customized, carefully designed and engineering pumpers, aerials, tankers and rescue units that have no equal. Today, you'll find more than 30,000 Pierce apparatuses on the road that are making a difference in people's lives, every day. To us, every step in the process of building our trucks is personal. From innovation and expertise, to the customization and service. Our trucks are designed to perform under the toughest conditions.


Responsible for all detailed processes in connection with manufacturing, routings, time studies. Review new releases for design and manufacturing. Assist with recommendations for new equipment and tooling. Provide shop support to aid in improving the coordination and collaboration between departments and teams.


1.Manage various projects in Lean, Six Sigma, and Quality

2.Lead, supervise and mentor individuals and teams in projects. Utilize Lean/Six Sigma principles and methodologies in making process improvements

3.Participate in safety meetings; investigate root cause & corrective actions for safety incidents

4.Incorporate ergonomics into safety, productivity and performance

5.Write assembly work processes and man assignment procedures

6.Determine appropriate assembly fixturing

7.Review and select required special tooling and equipment

8.Plan, schedule and prioritize to meet established deadlines

9.Determine and improve processes to meet production levels

  1. Collaborate with production and other teams by attending scheduled meetings to ensure timely improvements on processes

  2. Assist with recommendations for new equipment and tooling


  • Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Engineering or related field
  • 3-plus years related experience


  • Previous experience in a heavy manufacturing environment with a high operational tempo

  • Previous experience implementing and leading capital projects

  • Previous experience or knowledge of robotics and/or automation

  • Certified in Lean, Six Sigma, and/or Project Management methodologies

  • Working knowledge of Catia V5 or Solid Works

  • Understanding of GD&T

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

  • Manufacturing knowledge in assembly, fabrication, machining, or welding

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

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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