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.
Responsible for conducting structural analysis to provide guidance to product developers. Perform high level engineering analysis and provide design guidance as a result of finite element analysis. Primary duties will involve full vehicle and subsystem analysis. Position may include supervision of structural analysts.
1. Provide guidance to engineers to ensure the appropriate engineering analysis is performed throughout the design/development process
2. Prepare technical reports summarizing activities and recommendations
3. Manage multiple projects while maintaining schedules
4. Participate actively in the problem solving process
5. Learn additional PC and workstation software to support the engineering analysis function
6. Assist in the design or modification of structural components
7. Work with engineers/designers to gather data and define requirements for analysis
8. Assist with process improvements to enhance analysis techniques within the department.
- Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar (i.e. Engineering Mechanics or Aerospace Engineering)
- Experience using finite element analysis software to solve linear static, modal, and non-linear contact and/or material property problems
- Experience performing structural optimization
- Experience using scripting to automate pre-processing, analysis, and post-processing (Python, tcl/tk, C++ etc.)
- Experience using finite element analysis software to perform dynamic simulations
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
- Good mechanical aptitude
- Good background in mechanics of materials
- Good background in Structural Design
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- 8-plus years related experience
- Experience using ANSA or HyperMesh
- Experience using Abaqus, LS-DYNA, or NASTRAN
- Experience using measured test data to validate finite element analysis results
- Experience with fatigue analysis (nCode, FE-Safe, MSC.Fatigue, FEMFAT, etc.)
- Experience with automotive or heavy-duty equipmentOshkosh 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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