Mechanical Engineer - Motors in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 6/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Engineering
Date Posted: 6/11/2019

Job Description

Milwaukee Tool (Milwaukee) is seeking Mechanical Engineers to join our New Product Development, R&D, Reliability and Value Engineering Teams.

Day in the Life

As a Mechanical Engineer for Milwaukee you will be located at our Brookfield, WI office. Our corporate office is only 15 minutes from downtown Milwaukee and located near Miller Park, Milwaukee Zoo, Mitchell Park Domes, as well as many more attractions and restaurants.

You will work in a fast-paced environment to innovate new products as a member of a cross-functional team. One of the most rewarding aspects of the job is seeing a product you designed on the shelves of a Home Depot.

If you are interested in travel, domestic and international travel opportunities are available and sometimes required. In the US, Milwaukee Tool has three locations in Mississippi (two manufacturing and one distribution). Overseas, you will have the opportunity to work with Chinese engineering counterparts as well as meet with suppliers in both Taiwan and China.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Become a GD&T and CAD expert resource for the motor department.
  • New Motor Platforms, to include press fit calculations, tolerance stackups, new motor parts, motor manufacturing processes, and assembly.
  • Support PS/VE on major changes to existing motor Platforms and production and warranty issues.
  • Support Operations and help trouble shoot manufacturing and assembly processes
  • Track projects to ensure adherence to schedule and the Milwaukee process.
  • Provide the mechanical engineering support to execute motor design, development, and manufacturing.
  • Design and test products from concept to production.
  • Develop design solutions to meet consumer requirements.
  • Participate in field research.
  • Facilitate project flow involving regular contact with manufacturing and other cross-functional team members.
  • Interact with suppliers to develop part/product specifications that meet performance requirements while falling within process capabilities.
  • Evaluate product design relative to material selection, cost and reliability.
  • Perform a wide variety of calculations and software aided analyses in the following areas:
    • Mechanical stress analysis, material and heat treatment selection, tolerance and fit analyses, lubrication, spur and helical gear design, statics and dynamics, noise and vibration and a variety of machine element design.
    • Independently develop, write and analyze test requests with the Milwaukee Tool Test Laboratory.
    • Work as a technical resource to troubleshoot problems with manufacturing teams and suppliers.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering; or similar field.
  • 2+ years of experience in related design field.
  • GD&T and CAD proficiency
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a hands-on attitude.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel and Power Point.
  • Willingness to learn skill sets outside primary discipline.
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time is required (travel includes Domestic and International).
  • High interest in tools of the trade.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to learn basic motor theory of Brushless and Brushed PMDC and AC motors.
  • Motors -- Advanced Development (R&D)
    • Must demonstrate the ability to learn in-depth electromagnet motor analysis.
  • Motors -- New Product Development, Value Engineering, and Product Support
    • Must demonstrate the ability to learn best practice motor assembly and motor component design/manufacturing.
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