Principal Engineer - Hydraulics

Oshkosh Corporation is a leading manufacturer and marketer of access equipment, specialty vehicles and truck bodies for the primary markets of defense, concrete placement, refuse hauling, access equipment and fire & emergency. Founded in 1917, Oshkosh Corporation has manufacturing operations in nine U.S. states and in Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Mexico, The Netherlands, and Romania. The company currently employs approximately 12,100 people worldwide.
Oshkosh Corporation is a Fortune 350, multi-billion dollar company. Oshkosh Corporation designs and builds the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them.
Provide analytical support to new product design of hydraulic systems and components. Support the selection, test, and integration of hydraulic and electro-hydraulic components into heavy duty mobile vehicle platforms. Develop hydraulic schematics. Support the build, development, and testing of prototype vehicles.
Ensure that technical issues are resolved within the framework of company policies and procedures. Research, study, and propose use of new or existing technologies to be used in the development of new and improved products. Maintain effective communication with suppliers, internal and external customers, and outside resources concerning technical issues. Ensure the proper use of engineering criteria and drawing standards. Evaluate designs for performance, safety, and reliability. Create and maintain project documentation for analysis, research, and historical records. Preparation layouts, drawings, specifications, and bills of material for hydraulics system. Perform engineering analysis to support the selection of parts, components, and materials that meet requirements. 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. Ensure the appropriate engineering analysis is performed and documented. Establishes priorities for work delegated to others. Assure designs meet customer requirements, statutory requirements, and corporate objectives. Prepare technical proposals, quotations, reports, and presentations. Actively assist in the build, troubleshooting, and testing of prototype vehicles. Potential travel of 50% of time or more.
Bachelor of Science in Engineering.
5-plus years of related experience.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to work in cross-functional teams.
Possess a strong mechanical knowledge of vehicles and related systems.
Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% of the time and/or relocate to the Southwest United States.
Previous experience in a heavy equipment industry.
Previous experience in heavy equipment hydraulic steering and hydraulic braking systems.
Previous experience in autonomous vehicle hydraulic control system integration.
Previous experience selecting and integrating valves and other hydraulic components to meet electronic control system requirements.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent time management and organizational skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Self-starter who is able to work with minimal supervision.
Experience with Creo.
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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