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Oshkosh Corporation Engineer Sr - T&D in Dodge Center, Minnesota

About McNeilus, an Oshkosh Company

McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing Inc. is committed to serving everyday heroes and is an industry leading designer and manufacturer of refuse truck bodies. McNeilus produces a complete line of high-performance rear load, front load, and automated side load refuse bodies to augment any refuse collection fleet. Our team members are critical in our mission of supporting waste warriors and keeping communities safe and clean.

The Sr Engineer - T&D plans, coordinates, and executes projects through all phases of the product life cycle.


  • Under supervision, perform engineering calculations, investigations, and tasks as assigned according to Oshkosh as well as general industry engineering standards and processes.

  • Support more senior engineers in the preparation of plans, designs, computation methods, and/or reporting.

  • Responsible for a project or part of a project of limited complexity.

  • May be responsible for managing multiple projects.

  • Collaborate as needed with other engineering or business support disciplines internally as well as suppliers externally.

  • Provide guidance or mentorship to entry level engineers, designers, or technicians working on a common project.

  • Consult with supervisor, Product-Line Design, and other departments to execute job assignments consisting of testing of heavy-duty vehicles and associated equipment according to the needs of the project.

  • Recommend what equipment resources are necessary to accomplish the test.

  • Assist in formulating project estimates.

  • Assist in creating test plans and implementing them via communication to subordinate engineers and technicians.

  • Recommend design for complex test fixtures and apparatuses according to test requirements. Analyze engineering parameters associated with both the fixture and the item being tested.

  • Supervise construction and development of test fixtures.

  • Coordinate, supervise and monitor progress of testing.

  • Recommend corrective actions needed to maintain schedule and cost targets.

  • Communicate the status and results of tests as needed.

  • Research customer specifications, design validation requirements, field failures, and to recommend a course of testing.

  • Perform appropriate analysis and/or tests to ensure performance, durability, and safety criteria are met.

  • Survey plans, concepts, and findings clearly and concisely by means of drawings, sketches, and oral and written communication.

  • Work well and serve in a team environment.

  • Communicate and coordinate effectively with Oshkosh Corporation departmental staff including Product-Line Design, Purchasing, Manufacturing, and Marketing as well as with vendors and consultants.

  • Utilize various state-of-the-art engineering tools, i.e., a personal computer (PC), and data acquisition systems in assigned projects as applicable.

  • Supervise testing as required.

  • Direct support of customers and test programs, to include travel to off-site locations as necessary to accomplish assigned engineering programs.

  • Ability to travel 10%.

  • Lead Prototype team member safety discussions/Signoff.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Regular attendance is required.


  • Accredited bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field with three (3) or more years of related experience.


  • Experience in automotive or heavy-vehicle equipment.

  • Experience with developing test plans.

  • Familiar with conducting tests and post processing data.


Moving the future forward is our priority and this includes your future. We encourage professional development and champion our employees’ success through various skills and training opportunities. Named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies™ by Ethisphere Institute for six consecutive years, everything we do at Oshkosh is guided by our core values and the 15k+ team members around the world who embody them.

We put people first. We do the right thing. We persevere. We are better together.


  • Internal Contacts: Contact with peers and others involving explanation of information (these contacts may be within or outside department or division), and the gathering of factual information; may include the communication of sensitive or confidential information.

  • External Contacts: Limited external contact to: gather information, answer queries, or ask assistance.

  • Communication Skills: Read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos; Read and interpret safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedure manuals; Write routine reports, correspondence and speak effectively before both internal and external groups; Read, analyze and interpret business manuals, technical procedures and/or government regulations: Read, analyze and interpret scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents.

  • Decision-Making: Regularly makes decisions of responsibility, involving evaluation of information. Decisions may require development or application of alternatives or precedents.

  • Complexity, Judgment and Problem Solving: Generally diversified and moderately difficult work. Requires judgment in the adaptation and interpretation of established practices and procedures to meet problems and situations to which the application is not clearly defined.

  • Supervisory/Managerial: General instructing, scheduling, and reviewing the work of others performing the same or directly related work. Acts as “lead worker”.


  • Physical Demands: Frequent: Standing, Walking/Running, Sitting, Reaching, Hearing, Talking, Visual, Typing; Occasional: Driving, Fine Dexterity, Manual Dexterity; Upper Extremity Repetitive Motion; Seldom: Lifting/Carrying 25lbs., Pushing/Pulling 25llbs.

  • Non-Physical Demands: Frequent: Analysis/Reasoning, Communication/Interpretation, Math/Mental Computation, Reading, Sustained Mental Activity (i.e. auditing, problem solving, grant writing, composing reports), Writing.

  • Environmental Demands: Frequent: Work Alone, Frequent Task Changes, Tedious/Exacting Work; Occasional: High Volume Public Contact.

  • Work Schedule: Routine shift hours. Infrequent overtime, weekend, or shift rotation.

  • Demands/Deadlines: High volume and variable work demands and deadlines impose strain on routine basis or considerable stress intermittently; OR regular direct contacts with distressed individuals within the immediate work environment; and/or exposure to demands and pressures from persons other than immediate supervisor.

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability for any part of the recruitment process, please contact our reception desk by phone at +1 (920) 502.3009 or our talent acquisition team by email corporatetalentacquisition@oshkoshcorp.com .

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.

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