Staff Engineer

Published
February 19, 2024
Location
Kohler

Description

taff Engineer Work Mode Hybrid LocationHybrid at Kohler, WI Opportunity Take your career to unprecedented heights as you join our dynamic team at Kallista. This isn't just a job; it's an opportunity to shape the future of luxury alongside a team that values your unique perspective and expertise. Collaborate with like-minded visionaries on groundbreaking projects that redefine the boundaries of design and technology. Your contributions won't go unnoticed here – we foster an environment where your ideas are not just heard but celebrated. Picture yourself in a role where every day is an exploration, pushing your skills to new heights, and contributing to the legacy of a globally recognized luxury brand. Join us in this exciting chapter of limitless possibilities, where your passion meets innovation, and together, we craft the extraordinary. How You’ll Contribute Showcase Your Engineering Mastery Apply robust best practices in fundamentals and structured problem-solving to craft and validate components, subsystems, or products at the forefront of innovation. Lead the charge in conducting technical feasibility analyses for groundbreaking concepts and implementing cutting-edge process efficiency tools. Collaborate seamlessly with engineering peers to glean valuable insights, seek feedback, and engage in in-depth reviews, ensuring your technical work sets the gold standard in excellence. Elevate the entire product design team through coaching and the implementation of best practices Foster Collaborative Success Partner seamlessly with cross-functional teammates in Marketing, Purchasing, Quality, Manufacturing, Program Management, and Industrial Design. Tackle tough decisions head-on, leveraging diverse team perspectives to generate superior solutions. Propose actionable next steps and drive alignment with business leadership to launch top-quality products swiftly and consistently. Leverage Global Talent Engage, coach, and develop Centers of Excellence and Technical Centers worldwide, ensuring seamless project delivery and promoting parts reuse for maximum efficiency. Contribute to our Continuous Improvement Evaluate designs for environmental sustainability, recommending enhancements that align with our commitment to excellence. Connect with customers and industry experts to understand installation needs and identify opportunities for quality improvements. Specific Responsibilities Document and achieve product specifications aligning with customer, regulatory, and technical requirements. Ensure functional excellence through the adept application of engineering tools, rigorous analysis, and thorough testing. Craft detailed projects and technical plans for both product development and improvement, collaborating seamlessly with other engineers, support teams, and external groups involved in product design, documentation, development, drafting, prototype construction, and testing of product concepts. Share your wealth of experiences through documented insights, fostering knowledge-sharing within and beyond the department. Be a catalyst for progress by contributing to the enhancement of products and processes. Utilize CAD to bring your concepts and designs to life. Embrace occasional travel to engage with suppliers, customers, attend tradeshows, and visit various Kohler locations as needed. Skills/Requirements Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited university A minimum of 8 years related work experience Previous experience with new product design and existing product optimization - preferred Proficiency in 3D Modeling Ability to work independently and with a cross-functional team Self-directed with creative problem-solving ability Directly interact with business leaders or executive management on technical matters Ability to independently test, analyze, and solve technical problems Must exhibit excellent organizational skills and be detail oriented International and domestic travel as needed Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future. The salary range for this position is $110,050 - $140,200. The specific salary offered to a candidate may be influenced by a variety of factors including the candidate’s experience, their education, and the work location. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision & 401k. Why Work at Kohler Co.? Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates’ development to make that happen.So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual’s personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler. In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more! *Important update for candidates applying to roles within Kohler Energy, including Power Systems, Engines, Home Energy, Kohler Uninterruptible Power, Clarke Energy, Curtis Instruments, and Heila Technologies. On November 6, Kohler Co. announced the strategic decision to establish Kohler Energy as a separate, independent business with Platinum Equity as the majority investment partner. Kohler will continue to stay invested in the Energy business following the closing and remains committed to supporting the acceleration of long-term growth strategies for both organizations. Talent and operational transition plans are underway, and Kohler Co. and Platinum Equity expect the agreement to close in the first half of 2024.Thank you for your interest in joining our growing team as we embark on the next phase of growth! About Us Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at www.kohlercompany.com. It is Kohler’s policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact kohlerjobs@kohler.com.Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement

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