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Mechanical Engineer, Wyoming, MN

Wyoming, MN | Full Time

Job Description


At Rosenbauer we pride ourselves on providing top-of-the-line fire apparatus, created with state-of-the-art technology, for more than 150 years. When lives are at stake anything less is unacceptable. As the world’s largest manufacturer of fire equipment, we make sure our vehicles, production teams, and service personnel are ready to do what is necessary to keep communities safe.



The Engineer-Mechanical will design, develop, and test sub-systems related to firetrucks. Mechanical engineering is responsible for turning ideas for products into functional prototypes and eventual production.  The position will support advanced engineering designs, production designs, and issue evaluation and resolution using engineering tools with efficient and affordable processes.  The engineer will achieve these goals by working cross functionally with other sub-system engineers, purchasing, production, service, and our sales team.



All employees are required to support Rosenbauer’s Mission, Vision, and Values. The following are the essential duties of this position and do not include marginal functions that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. The scope and duties of a given position may change or be temporarily altered based on the business needs of Rosenbauer.

  1. Develops, maintains, and ensures conformance to corporate, customer, and regulatory sub-system specifications and performance requirements of existing products.
  2. Initiates and implements integrated hardware and software solutions to meet your respective sub-system performance that improve value by increasing quality and performance or by reducing costs.
  3. Develops and monitors simulation, lab and field validation and test programs to assure performance.  Gathers and analyzes data to monitor product and component performance.
  4. Participates on cross-functional teams to implement product and process improvements.
  5. Understand and apply vehicle regulatory requirements and standards, such as FMVSS, SAE, NFPA, etc., to ensure our product designs are compliant.  May maintain regulatory agency approvals.
  6. Create and manage detail drawings and Bill of Materials.
  7. Acts as a technical resource to other departments including Manufacturing, Purchasing, Service, and Sales & Marketing to address and resolve inquiries and problems
  8. Maintains contact with suppliers, with Purchasing, to evaluate new products as well as support and ensure parts received meet quality standards.
  9. Analyze and problem-solve design, production, and field issues to successful resolution.
  10. Develops and implements corrective action in accordance with QMS procedures.
  11. Review Quality Audit records and analyze customer returns to assess product conformance to specifications.
  12. Prioritizes and manages multiple assignments and objectives as well as handling unscheduled tasks.
  13. Prepares and presents project status reports.
  14. Performs other duties and responsibilities as required by management to meet the needs of the company.



Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor Science degree in Engineering or equivalent related experience.

Preferred Education:

Required Experience:

  • Zero to three years related experience.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in heavy truck systems and/or automotive systems
  • Product data management utilizing CAD and PDM systems. SolidWorks experience preferred.
  • Understanding manufacturing processes for efficient assembly and serviceability. Understanding the custom manufacturing environment is also beneficial.
  • Knowledge of firefighting processes and equipment.

Position Requirements:

  • Proficient in your ability to manage multiple and diverse assignments, including analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, problem solving, decision making, and carrying out assigned projects with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to evaluate designs to meet the customer’s requirements.
  • Must be able to professionally work with vendors.
  • Adhere to all safety policies and procedures.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Be able to transfer paper to reality.
  • Initiative to achieve results in a fast-paced environment.
  • Automotive repair (hands on experience).
  • Ability to recognize the importance and adherence to all safety policies to promote a safe working environment, for everyone at the organization.

Language Skills:

  • Read and interpret common scientific and technical journals and documents.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference.
  • Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Emphasis will be placed on analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Computer Skills:

  • SolidWorks, Microsoft Office, and AutoCAD.

Decision Making: 

  • Responsibilities are guided by general company principles and objectives.
  • Decisions are made within these guidelines initially, and a supervisor is informed afterwards.


This position works in an office environment. It is a quiet environment that is temperature controlled, ventilated, and well-lit. Working Conditions will include a desk space where most of the shift will be spent, and it provides open space to work in. This office space is routinely cleaned by Rosenbauer Cleaning Services. It has access to all welfare facilities. This position requires traveling to different departments, test environments and manufacturing environments exposing your to varying working conditions when out of the office. This can cause exposure to cold or heat depending on the season. Working conditions may include humidity, wet floors, and loud noises. Most of the hazards come from machines but following proper procedures minimize risk. There is also sometimes dust and airborne particles due to the machines being used in all the different shops.



This position requires standing, walking, sitting, and the use of hands. It can become very loud in certain shops. Some projects require the use of feet, legs, hands, and fingers for over 60 minutes at a time, while the use of knees, back, shoulders, and arms can reach up to 60 minutes. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, ability to adjust focus, and good depth perception. This position may require reaching, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling. All positions require the ability to lift 50 pounds, but this position rarely involves lifting heavy objects.


As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s age, race, color, creed, religion, sex, marital status, public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family status, local human rights commission activity, national origin, and veteran or disability status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Please specify which position you are seeking to apply for employment. Email Human Resources at

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