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Lead Chassis Engineer - Ocala, FL

Date: Sep 19, 2021

Location: Ocala , FL, US, 34474

Company: REV Group, Inc.

E-ONE is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and marketer of fire rescue vehicles with more than 23,000 vehicles in operation around the world. Headquartered in Ocala, Florida, E-ONE is the industry leader in product innovation, bringing new technologies to the market that exceed our customer’s expectations.


 

E-ONE is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and marketer of fire rescue vehicles with more than 23,000 vehicles in operation around the world. Headquartered in Ocala, Florida, E-ONE is the industry leader in product innovation, bringing new technologies to the market that exceed our customer’s expectations. 

 

Lead Chassis Engineer at E-one is responsible for designing, packaging and optimizing various component of the vehicle including frames, suspension, engines, transmissions cooling packages, brakes systems, fuel systems, bumpers and associated bumper designs. Through our development process we design custom solutions to meet specific customer needs in a fast pace, fun working environment. 

As a Lead Chassis Engineer you will be responsible for developing world-class, robust engineering solutions to the Fire Apparatus industry, including the design and development of systems installed on Fire Trucks that save lives all around the world. The Lead Engineer is responsible for all stages of a product development; from R&D, through design and manufacturing, to test & evaluation, and aftermarket technical support. Chassis Engineers at E-ONE will become subject matter expert and will be relied upon by other employees and customers for technical guidance and support.  

Responsibilities: 

  • Participate in customer specification reviews and product planning meetings. Initiating innovative solutions that meet all customer, regulatory and company requirements. Conduct research and analysis of customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications. 

  • Responsible for the final design requirements and system interface management and release of engineering packages to Supply Chain and Operations. Must initiate and lead detailed design reviews with cross-functional disciplines. 

  • Develop plans for ensuring compliance to regulatory standards, adopted engineering standards and good engineering practices. Review and critique proposed changes to engineering standards, policies, or details.  

  • Design for manufacturing (DFM) to produce optimal total package cost that meets specified product price point. 

  • Fulfillment of customer requirements (I.E., sales orders) taking into consideration design rules and all applicable interface points. 

  • Verification of designs through calculations & other analytical techniques and tools. Assist designers in developing the structural design of products, using drafting tools or computer-assisted design/drafting equipment and software 

  • Define test requirements and interpret test results to validate designs. 

  • Create and manage indented BOM in adherence to company standards. Create and fully use engineering configuration tools for BOM and design automation. 

  • Problem solving skills from issue identification to root cause resolution. Methodologies include six sigma, 8D, 5-Why techniques. 

  • Lead and execute cost saving projects through VA/VE initiatives. 

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes with emphasis on metal fabrication and assemblies. Application of DFM methodologies to deliver robust engineering packages emphasizing productivity in the manufacturing process. 

  • Knowledge and use of lean principles as they apply to manufacturing and business processes. 

  • Execute engineering changes through established processes and documentation. 

  • Influence & lead others without direct supervision / authority. 

  • Must become “Subject Matter Expert” of applicable regulatory standards – NFPA, DOT, FMVSS, ULC etc. 

  • Ability to mentor team members on design principles, regulatory standards etc. 

  • Senior level positions may require leadership and/or supervision of a small group or department of other engineers or designers. 

  • Perform or assist with any operations, as required or directed, to maintain work flow or respond to production or customer requirements. 

 

Requirements (education, experience, travel, physical, work environment): 

 

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED: 

  • PTC CREO parametric 3D and Finite Element Analysis software 

  • AutoCAD 

  • TeamCenter PDM/PLM 

  • Microsoft Office, SharePoint 

  • Siemens RuleStream 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: 

  • 4 years bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and or Aerospace Engineering 

  • 10 Years’ Experience Design chassis and chassis systems 

  • Advanced knowledge and practical use of drawing and drafting standards. 

  • Proficiency in CAD systems – PTC CREO or equitant 3D software. 

  • Knowledge of NFPA/FMVSS standards related to Fire Apparatus is not required but will be beneficial. 

Additional Locations:  
Requisition ID: 9021

REV Group (NYSE: REVG) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. REV serves a diversified customer base primarily in the United States through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial and Recreation. REV provides customized vehicle solutions for applications including: essential needs (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, mobility vans and municipal transit buses), industrial and commercial (terminal trucks, cut-away buses and street sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles (“RVs”) and luxury buses). REV’s brand portfolio consists of 30 well-established principal vehicle brands including many of the most recognizable names within our served markets. Several of REV’s brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years.

 

REV Group is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. REV Group also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

 

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Nearest Major Market: Ocala