Textron 2019 Mechanical Engineer I - Thief River Falls, MN in Thief River Falls, Minnesota

2019 Mechanical Engineer I - Thief River Falls, MN


About Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc.

Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. is a leading global manufacturerof golf cars, utility and personal transportation vehicles, snowmobiles,side-by-sides, all-terrain vehicles, professional turf-care equipment, andground support equipment. Textron Specialized Vehicles markets products underthe E-Z-GO®, Cushman®, Arctic Cat®, Textron Off RoadTM, Jacobsen®, DixieChopper®, Ransomes®, TUGTM, DouglasTM, PremierTM and SafeaeroTM brands. Itsvehicles are found in environments ranging from golf courses to factories,airports to planned communities, and theme parks to hunting preserves.


A Mechanical Engineer is responsible for a broad range of mechanicalengineering and multi-disciplinary tasks. Typical assignments will include mechanical design, analysis, andintegration at the system and component level.


  • Contribute to the development ofcomplex systems while working collaboratively across multiple engineeringdisciplines.

  • Reading and interpretingengineering specifications.

  • Structural design, analysis, andoptimization.

  • Detailed design and technicaldrawings of systems, components, and interfaces.

  • Technical input into vehiclelevel and sub-system trades.

  • Engineering support ofdevelopment testing.

  • Engineering support formanufacturing.

  • Analysis and interpretation oftest data.

  • Support technical reviews,including direct interaction with customers.

  • Performing other job-related dutiesas assigned by management.


  • Working knowledge of CAD modelingusing a major 3D software package (e.g., SolidWorks, ProE, UG-NX, or CATIA).

  • Knowledge of vehicle systems, suspension,component design, powertrain component design (gearboxes, differentials, andtransmissions), chassis design (tube frame, monocoque), and vehicle dynamics isdesired.

  • Ability to apply GD&T tocomponents and assemblies per ASME Y14.5-1994.

  • Experience performing structural,and/or thermal analysis using FEA software.

  • Exposure to and familiarity withprototype and low-volume manufacturing techniques including machining, casting,forging, and general fabrication.

  • Must be a generalist withinvolvement in systems-level design and experience working in a cross-functionalengineering team.

  • Aptitude for interactingconfidently with engineers, project managers, and customers.

  • Ability to multi-task anddemonstrate attention to quality, timeliness, awareness of budget constraints,and other programmatic considerations.

  • Comfortable working to highlyaccelerated program timelines and committed to meeting project deadlines.

  • Ability to effectivelycommunicate with engineering and manufacturing staff, internal and external tothe organization.

  • Experience using MS Office software.

  • Knowledge of ANSI/ISO/ASQ Q9000 or equivalent quality system is desired.


Education Requirements:

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering required.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Minnesota-Thief River Falls

Recruiting Company Textron Specialized Vehicles

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 266111