Chief Engineer

Employer
JLG Industries
Location
Hagerstown, MD
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Function
Engineer, Executive, Chief
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
COMPANY PROFILEThe Access segment consists of the JLG and Jerr-Dan business units. At JLG, we are committed to being the provider of choice worldwide for access equipment. The Company's diverse product portfolio includes leading brands such as JLG aerial work platforms and JLG SkyTrak and telescopic forklifts. For 30 years, Jerr-Dan has redefined the towing industry. Jerr-Dan tow trucks, whether it be wreckers or carriers, have a proven track record in vehicle recovery.Oshkosh Access is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 500, multi-billion dollar company. At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them. SUMMARYOverall responsibility for management and supervision of engineering teams working on engineering project(s) within a design and development program. Direct high level engineering analysis and design of new and modified components and subsystems in accordance with engineering standards and project scope to ensure that designs meet customer requirements, corporate objectives, are safe, and can be manufactured. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESParticipate in the budgeting process to include recommending capital improvements and preparing justification data as requiredResearches, studies, and proposes use of new technologies to be used in the development of new and improved productsMaintain effective communication with suppliers, internal and external customers, and outside resources concerning technical issuesCommunicate project objectives to team membersEnforce the proper use of engineering criteria and drawing standards. Ensure that technical issues are conducted within the framework of company policies and proceduresEvaluate designs for performance, safety, and reliabilityDirects preparation of layouts, drawings, specifications, and bills of materialCreate and maintain project documentation for project planning, requirements analysis, risk management, issues management, status reporting, project communication, and quality assuranceManage and guide engineering analysis to support the selection of parts, components, and materials that meet requirementsPerform 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 proceduresProvide technical assistance for prototype, pilot, and production supportAnalyze and resolve issues reported to Engineering via verbal or written communicationProvide guidance to team members to ensure the appropriate engineering analysis is performed and documentedProvide leadership to a large technical staff to ensure program success. Assure designs meet customer requirements, statutory requirements, and corporate objectivesEstablishes priorities for work delegated to othersProvide 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 cost effective, innovative products and processesProvide management/leadership to technical staff including resource planning, scheduling, and administration to ensure program successPrepare technical proposals, quotations, reports, and presentations BASIC QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's of Science in Engineering10 or more years related experienceAble to obtain secret security clearance as required by job duties PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSMaster's Degree in related fieldExtensive knowledge of CAE tools and advanced engineering tacticsPMP Certification PreferredPossess a strong mechanical knowledge of vehicles and related systemsStrong verbal presentation and written communication skillsExcellent time management and organizational skills]Experience and active participation in relevant professional organizations (SAE, IFEE, etc.) 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 US citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.