Sr Principal Engineer-Controls

Employer
JLG Industries
Location
Hagerstown, MD
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
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. SUMMARYTechnical lead engineer position within a company and exceeded by a chief principal or chief engineer. Work within advanced engineering groups regarding development of control strategy for advanced vehicle control systems. Controls work encompasses control strategy development and verification for hybrid electric vehicles and components (motors, drives, engines, generators, energy storage cells etc.), autonomous vehicle systems, advanced suspensions, material handling and other auxiliary equipment for on-road and off-road applications. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESPlan and direct the technical aspects of advanced vehicle system controls research, development, verification and validation, testing and production implementation Conduct independent research on new technologies and establish requirements (resources, equipment, estimates, test plans, and milestones) according to the needs of a project Responsible for developing control strategies in a virtual simulation environment using modeling tools (such as ADAMS, Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow, EASY 5, etc.) or hardware-in-the-loop simulators and transferring simulated strategies to vehicle testing and eventual production implementation Work with or direct internal and external (industry consortiums and universities etc.) project teams on advanced control development efforts Assist or direct feasibility studies and project estimates (man power, budget development, and timelines etc.) on proposed projects Support or direct proposal development with regards to acquiring appropriate funding for various advanced control development efforts Provide insight to engineering design teams and mentoring to low level engineers as needed based on expertise BASIC QUALIFICATIONSMaster's degree in Engineering5-plus years related experience PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSPh.D. in EngineeringExperience and schooling focused on control systems development 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.