Design Engineer III - Electrical

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  • By: Job 4engineer
  • Posted: December 26, 2019

Job Description


Build your career with a leading global manufacturer of high quality construction equipment and compact construction machines. Enjoy the excitement of working in multiple industries including construction, landscaping, agriculture, architecture or municipal bodies including recycling, energy and rail transport. Headquartered in Munich, Germany with production and development in Germany, Austria, US, Philippines, Serbia, Brazil and China, Wacker Neuson employs more than 5,500 people. With over 50 affiliates and 140 sales and service stations across the globe, there is plenty of opportunity for you to build your career with Wacker Neuson.

In the US, enjoy casual work attire with jeans all week, flexible and non-traditional work week schedules, health and wellbeing programs including an onsite gym at our Menomonee Falls location, and many competitive benefits that will get you excited to choose Wacker Neuson as your next employer


The Design Engineer III’s primary role is to assist with development projects by utilizing unique and in-depth technical engineering knowledge, skills, and related experience to provide product design solutions to advanced problems, and efficiently transferring those ideas into production.


  • Conceptualizes sophisticated designs and analyzes/selects materials and processes.
  • Performs engineering calculations or other analysis and coordinate FEA when appropriate.
  • Performs component and machine cost analysis.
  • Researches and understands the applicable industry and government standards (CE, UL, etc.)
  • Creates models and drawings in the appropriate CAD software.
  • Utilizes developed project management, FEA, hydraulics, and electrical skills to work through the projects.


  • Researches and understands the basic requirements of appropriate manufacturing standards for components, subassemblies, and machines.
  • Supports the creation of machine documentation (manuals, labels, literature)
  • Produces and reviews drawings, performs bolted joint design, tolerance stack-up, geometric tolerancing, FMEAs, and hazard analysis.

Administrative Function:

  • Compiles information for writing ECNs, creates and maintains BOMs.

Product Support:

  • Provides production support through quality notifications and deviations.
  • Works with Product Support and Quality Assurance to improve machine warranty rates and resolve customer issues.
  • Is the engineering contact for specific technology, machine, or assembly line.

Product Testing:

  • In collaboration with Research & Development, creates test plans.
  • Evaluates results and determines/coordinates appropriate engineering action.


  • Effectively communicates on a technical and non-technical level with members of other departments, suppliers and outside design houses and consultants.
  • May speak at various technical forums.

Project Management:

  • Works with cross functional departments and suppliers to ensure assigned duties within projects meet the time line, project cost, performance, quality, and safety requirements.
  • May serve as the technical leader for small to mid-sized projects.




  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering is required.
  • A minimum of 10 years of design engineering experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proficient 2D and 3D CAD skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient computer skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.