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Product Design Engineer

Company: The Shyft Group
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: September 11, 2022

Job Description:


Shyft and Utilimaster are looking for a Product Design Engineer to join the Advanced Engineering team for new product development. The Product Design Engineer will be responsible for providing timely, accurate, and cost-effective designs for use in new vehicles and platforms.

As Product Design Engineer, you will develop solutions for a variety of parts that meet internal and external customer requirements, perform for the desired warranty period, and comply with all applicable regulatory requirements. This person will play an integral role with the team located in the offices of Bristol Indiana, developing a completely new light weight body design for an electric class 3 walk in van.

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  • Independently solve engineering problems and design new parts to meet communicated requirements using SOLIDWORKS
  • Work collaboratively with other engineers, production personnel, purchasing personnel, and customers to create optimal solutions to support the business
  • Determine effectiveness of proposed solutions, understanding un-intended consequences to manufacturing processes, tooling, and option capability
  • Own designs from concept development to start of production initiating revisions and changes to BOMs as needed
  • Participate in the ECN process to ensure effective communication of designs with other departments
  • Embrace and support company policies and procedures

    • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or M.E.T.
    • Minimum 2 years' experience in product design
    • Excellent CAD skills using SOLIDWORKS (will consider candidates proficient in CATIA or UG/ NX).
    • Strong understanding of sheet metal fabrication, including tolerance and process capability
    • Experience with a broad range of manufacturing processes including aluminum extrusion, fiberglass molding, and vacuum forming
    • Able to effectively communicate design intent and manufacturing requirements through detailed engineering drawings. A working knowledge of ANSI-Y14.5 would be beneficial
    • Additional expertise with common engineering practice such as FMEA or DFSS, and CAE tools a plus.
      About The Shyft Group

      The Shyft Group (NASDAQ: SHYF) is North America's leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly and upfit for the commercial, retail and service specialty vehicle markets.

      The Shyft Group and our brands are as driven as our associates. Every person behind our badge is given the tools they need to make a positive contribution to the company, their community, and their families. Across eight go-to-market brands, in ten states and two countries, we have over 3,000 dedicated employees working as one to lead with innovation, ingenuity, and a dedication to quality craftsmanship.

      The Shyft Group rebranded in 2020 to reflect a new focus on high-growth end markets to help ensure long-term profitable growth. Our name and renewed focus reflect the action, speed, and agility we offer the commercial vehicle industry through our growing roster of brands - Utilimaster , Royal Truck Body , DuraMag , Strobes-R-Us , Spartan RV Chassis , and Builtmore Contract Manufacturing .

Keywords: The Shyft Group, Elkhart , Product Design Engineer, Engineering , Elkhart, Indiana

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