Sr Manufacturing Engineer
Appleton, WI 
Posted Today
Job Description


The Oshkosh Fire & Emergency segment is a single-source designer and manufacturer of fire apparatus, homeland security vehicles, mobile command, communications vehicles, and airport rescue firefighting vehicles. Our brands are known globally for quality, safety, and innovation.

Oshkosh Fire & Emergency is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 500, multi-billion dollar company. At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them.


Responsible for all detailed processes in connection with manufacturing, routings, time studies. Review new releases for design and manufacturing. Assist with recommendations for new equipment and tooling. Provide shop support to aid in improving the coordination and collaboration between departments and teams.


1. Manage various projects in Lean, Six Sigma, and Quality

2. Lead, supervise and mentor individuals and teams in projects. Utilize Lean/Six Sigma principles and methodologies in making process improvements

3. Participate in safety meetings; investigate root cause & corrective actions for safety incidents

4. Incorporate ergonomics into safety, productivity and performance

5. Write assembly work processes and man assignment procedures

6. Determine appropriate assembly fixturing

7. Review and select required special tooling and equipment

8. Plan, schedule and prioritize to meet established deadlines

9. Determine and improve processes to meet production levels

10. Collaborate with production and other teams by attending scheduled meetings to ensure timely improvements on processes

11. Assist with recommendations for new equipment and tooling


  • Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing Engineering or related field
  • 3-plus years related experience


  • Previous experience in a heavy manufacturing environment with a high operational tempo
  • Certified in Lean, Six Sigma, and/or Project Management methodologies
  • Working knowledge of Catia V5 or Solid Works
  • Understanding of GD&T
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Manufacturing knowledge in assembly, fabrication, machining, or welding
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities, and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all employees and applicants. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities. Any employee or applicant for employment who is qualified under the applicable regulations will be covered under our affirmative action program. Submission of this information is voluntary, will be kept confidential, and is not a requirement for employment.

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.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend
Indicates required fields