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Design Engineer

Company: The Shyft Group
Location: Canton
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:


The Design Engineer position is responsible for providing accurate, timely, cost effective engineering solutions that work well within the limits of our manufacturing equipment and assembly capabilities, and meet customer requirements, perform for the desired warranty period, and comply with all applicable regulatory requirements. Engineering solution shall also encompass communization and simplification using Lean/Sigma techniques

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  • Embrace and support company corporate policies and procedures
  • Solve manufacturing and assembly problems utilizing problem solving techniques and methodologies
  • Work collaboratively with other engineers, production personnel, purchasing personnel, and customers to create optimal solutions to support the business
  • Demonstrate a desire to support engineering's customers (production, sales, purchasing teams, etc.)
  • Create Engineering tree (task list) to comply with customer/vehicle specifications
  • Create solids model to correspond with engineering tree
  • Pull ECN numbers and start the ECN process, corresponding with engineering tree
  • Determine effectiveness of the engineering solutions, understanding un-intended consequences to manufacturing processes, tooling, and option capability.
  • Coordinate effective date of engineering solution
  • Initiate changes to drawings, solids models, and bills of material
  • Effectively utilize Aurora (corporate software) to research product/spec history and structure used on component parts, and product compatibility
  • Provide engineering solutions that maximize financial profitability
  • Base knowledge of FMVSS/CMVSS/GVWR regulations
    • Bachelor's degree in the Engineering field (BSME preferred)
    • 5 + years relevant experience
    • Understand metal fabrication, forming, tolerances, and capabilities within our facilities and within our industry
    • Understand extrusion process
    • Understand vehicle design, testing, and certification process
    • Experience using Solid Works and AutoCad Design Software
    • ANSI-Y14.5 geometric dimensioning and tolerance
    • Proficiency in PC based word processing and spreadsheets
    • Working knowledge of regulatory requirements
      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, Canton , Design Engineer, Engineering , Canton, Michigan

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