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Engineer III - IV - Powertrain Development

Hyster-Yale, Fairview, OR

Job - Engineering

Close Date: 12/31/2019

Engineer III - IV - Powertrain Development
Product Development

Job Description

Engineer III - Engineer IV – Powertrain Development

Put a LIFT in Your Career! Hyster-Yale Group, Inc. (HYG), a world-class manufacturer of industrial lift trucks, has an outstanding opportunity for an exceptional and talented Engineer in our facility located in the Portland, Oregon area. HYG designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally under the Hyster and Yale brand names. We are one of the global leaders in the Material Handling industry and have been building relationships and partnering with our customers, suppliers, dealers and employees for over 80 years.

HYG is looking for an energetic individual who will have a positive influence on the organization and the powertrain development team. This position plays an important role in creating, modifying, and implementing designs to address customer needs. This individual interacts with all aspects of the organization, including marketing, manufacturing, procurement, and design, to ensure that we deliver quality forklift trucks that meet customer requirements and acceptance. Join our team as we take forklift design to the next level.

Develop forklift drivetrains (transmissions, drive axles, brake systems).
Coordinate the engineering concept, design, release, and verification activities from concept through final production.
Assist in establishing component and system level requirements to meet customer expectations.
Provide input to test plans to ensure our products meet design targets.
Ensure the engineering outputs meet project requirements.
Interface with component suppliers and internal customers (Platform, Manufacturing, Marketing, Service, etc.) to understand detailed product requirements.
Provide input to and support managing the engineering plans and resources.
Collaborate with the Manufacturing, Sourcing, Marketing and Aftermarket groups to support engineering activities.

Formal education with a minimum BS in Engineering. Advanced Engineering degree preferred.
Minimum of three years (Engineer III) or five years (Engineer IV) of industry experience (materials handling, automotive, agricultural or similar).
Demonstrated experience with project management coordinating development, release, and implementation activities including scheduling, supervision, and tracking.
Knowledge/skill in vehicle/automotive technology.
Innovative thinking, troubleshooting and problem solving.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Attention to Quality: Follow established procedures and be attentive to details to ensure accuracy in design and documentation.
Decision Making: Exhibit good judgment and a realistic understanding of issues; demonstrate ability to take decisive actions to develop product.
Systematic Problem solving: Demonstrate ability to apply basic principles and methods to resolve product issues.
Teamwork and Flexibility: Function well in a team environment by collaborating with other employees and other departments. Solicit opinions from coworkers, support group decisions, and display team spirit. Be open minded and flexible enough to work effectively in an environment where project priorities may shift in response to customer needs.

We are an affirmative action employer with an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and life insurance, 401(k), and profit sharing. Qualified minorities and females are encouraged to apply. EEO/AAP/ADA Employer.

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