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Chief Engineer - Manufacturing

Company: Oshkosh Corporation
Location: Kewaunee
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

About Kewaunee, an Oshkosh companyKewaunee Fabrications is a top-quality, heavy fabrication specialist. Since 1941, we've offered turnkey advantages by providing all aspects of heavy fabrications-manufacturing, engineering, cutting, forming, welding, machining, blasting, painting and assembly-under one roof. It's what we do. From start to finish, we offer the single-source advantages of greater control and efficiency, improved accuracy and complete accountability. In 1999, Kewaunee Fabrications joined the Oshkosh family and helps transform tomorrow with their innovative heavy fabrication capabilities.Chief Manufacturing Engineer Overall responsibility over engineering team working on manufacturing engineering, industrial engineering, design online, and tooling design projects. Ownership over development and continuous refinement of manufacturing processes within one or more facilities. Responsible for manufacturing readiness of new product development projects.YOUR IMPACT:

  • Participate in the budgeting process to include recommending capital improvements and preparing justification data as required.
  • Researches, studies, and proposes use of new technologies to be used to improve manufacturing processes.
  • Maintain effective communication with suppliers, internal and external customers, and outside resources concerning technical issues.
  • Communicate project objectives to team members.
  • Participate in all phases of the NPD process to ensure product launches are successful in manufacturing.
  • Evaluate designs for manufacturability.
  • Create and maintain project documentation for project planning, requirements analysis, risk management, issues management, status reporting, project communication, and quality assurance.
  • Perform job duties in an ethical, professional manner which is consistent with the Oshkosh Way. Conduct duties consistent with the Company's mission statement, quality objectives, and defined policies and procedures.
  • Provide technical assistance for prototype, pilot, and production support.
  • Analyze and resolve issues reported to Engineering via verbal or written communication.
  • Establishes priorities for work delegated to others.
  • Provide leadership to the Business Unit (BU) engineering group as needed to support BU and Corporate business objectives. This includes the development of a strategic vision for the department as well as providing effective support for all aspects of the organization through the creation of innovative processes.
  • Provide management/leadership to technical staff including resource planning, scheduling, and administration to ensure program success.
  • Prepare technical proposals, quotations, reports, and presentationsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering.
    • 10-plus years related experienceSTANDOUT QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Experience managing large capital projects
      • Possess a strong mechanical knowledge of vehicles and related systems
      • Strong verbal presentation and written communication skills
      • Excellent time management and organizational skills
      • Experience and active participation in relevant professional organizations (SAE, IFEE, etc.)
      • Previous experience with tooling and fixturing and tool design activity
      • Extensive background in welding of all kinds and welding certifications
      • Knowledge of different drawing software's (Catia, Solidworks, etc) and business operating systemsWHY KEWAUNEE FABRICATIONS?Moving the future forward is our priority and this includes your future. We encourage professional development and champion our employees' success through various skills and training opportunities. Named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for six consecutive years, everything we do at Oshkosh is guided by our core values and the 15k+ team members around the world who embody them.We put people first. We do the right thing. We persevere. We are better together.We offer our employees an outstanding range of benefits, including:* Eligibility on Day 1 for medical, prescription, dental and vision insurance* Up to $10,000 each year for tuition reimbursement to allow you to further your education in a degreed program (Associates, Bachelor's or Master's degree programs)* 401k plan with company match, $.50 for every dollar up to 6%* Competitive paid-time off plans* Company bonus plan, free life, short and long-term disability plans* Health Saving Account (HSA) with company contribution up to $1K per year* Many, many more!*OSK1917#LI-BB1Oshkosh 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 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.

Keywords: Oshkosh Corporation, Green Bay , Chief Engineer - Manufacturing, Engineering , Kewaunee, Wisconsin

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