at The Shyft Group, Inc. in Waterville , Maine, United States
Design Engineer |
Regular Employee | Salary Exempt
Who we are
At we are driven to deliver, and as the North American leader in specialty vehicles, our portfolio of last-mile delivery vehicles, work trucks, and motorhome chassis brings people, goods, and services where they need to be.
We are strengthened by nine industry-leading brands -- , , , , , , , , and . Over 4,000 employees across ten states and two countries work independently and together as one team under Shyft, building chassis, vehicle bodies, and accessories that improve every route, every run, and every ride.
Empowered by a supportive, inclusive, and highly entrepreneurial culture, every person behind our brands is given the tools they need to make a positive contribution to the company, their community, and their families. Together under the Shyft umbrella, our teams drive new synergies that bring innovations to life on the road - for an experience that is safer, more satisfying, more rewarding all around.
and millions of miles behind us, we continue to charge forward - leading the commercial vehicle transition to electric, innovating across all our brands, and earning our position among Fortune's 100 Fastest Growing Companies.
What you'll do
As the Design Engineer for (A Shyft Group Brand) based in , you will be at the forefront of translating customer needs into practical design engineering solutions.
In your role as Design Engineer, you will be challenged with developing new design concepts (including an integrated tailgate camera) and evaluating them against competitors, building a prototype, and testing functionality and durability.
You will also be involved with creating product drawings, comprehensive drawing packages, and driving agreements to implementation. In addition, you will design the first builds in support of production and assist the planning team with the transition to production (old vs new).
You will also be responsible for:
Providing accurate, timely, and cost-effective engineering solutions for our customers
Translating customer requirements into engineering specifications through calculations and layouts
Collaborating with analysis resources to generate knowledge to make informed decisions
Driving the engineering change management process and creating ECRs
Managing the ECR approval process and issuing change notices
Creating solid models and drawings to achieve defined product attributes
Managing Engineering Bill of Materials
Defining and executing validation plans to assure product quality
Finding opportunities to optimize product costs to improve project performance
Designing manufacturing aids, fixtures, and tooling
Benchmarking competitive products to compare product attributes
Supporting the NPI (New Product Introduction) process
Creating and maintaining engineering specifications with a focus on continuous improvement
Collaborating with Operations in the development of standard work for production associates
Ensuring your projects are delivered in line with expectations for cost, quality, and timing
Learn more about , DuraMag, and by exploring the Learn More section below.
What you need to be successful
Bachelor's degree in Engineering
3+ years of design and development expertise within the on-highway, heavy truck, or automotive sector
Expert proficiency in SolidWorks
A history of designing and manufacturing sheet metal products
Familiarity with tolerance design and ANSI-Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
Manufacturing experience and a deep understanding of manufacturing tools and processes (e.g., laser cutting, press brakes and MIG welding) and tolerance design
Familiarity with Microsoft Office
A track record of successful project delivery from concept through production
Willing to travel up to 25% domestically to other Shyft facilities
What Makes You Stand Out
Bachelor's or master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace
Expertise with AIAG Advanced Product Quality Planning (DFMEA, DVP, Process Flow, PFMEA, Control Plan)
Knowledge of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS)
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The Shyft Group
Why The Shyft Group?
We believe that when our people thrive personally and professionally, our business thrives. We are committed to offering comprehensive benefits programs that stay healthy, feel secure, and maintain a work/life balance.
Medical and Rx Plan
Health Savings Account
Dental and Vision Plan
Healthcare Flexible Spending
401 (k)... For full info follow application link.
The Shyft Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, Veteran status or disability.