Senior Mechanical Engineer
Waukesha, WI 
Posted 29 days ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description

Name: Senior Mechanical Engineer

Req #: 545

Location: Waukesha CORP

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: 1st Shift

Job Summary:

Generac Power Systems - Work with the leader in the power industry! Our home standby team, located at the corporate HQ in Waukesha, WI is seeking an Engineer III - Senior Engineer.

The Engineer III - Senior Engineer is responsible for leading development projects for future Home Standby Products by providing engineering input to the product development projects assigned to him/her including interfacing with the cross functional team consisting of engineering, operations (industrial engineering, production, and material procurement), sourcing, quality, service, and marketing are all required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Integrate individual components and sub systems to function at a system level.
  • Assists with definition of product requirements during the design phase of the project.
  • Communicate product requirements across groups.
  • Develops and manages component and system level DVP&R for Home Standby products
  • Review all test data to ensure components/systems are performing to defined requirements.
  • Presents Critical Design Reviews prior to product launch approval.
  • Supporting product development plans (schedule, product cost, meeting design inputs)
  • Acts as a resource to mentor and teach less experienced engineers.
  • Travel to other Generac facilities as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Designs, develops, executes, and evaluates fitness-for-use testing, product specifications and process validation plans for a variety of moderately complex products and/or components

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Physical demands:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or related discipline;
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience;

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Strong knowledge of Engines, Alternators and Control Systems
  • Ability to perform detail oriented work with a high degree of accuracy on multiple projects;
  • Experience with a variety of materials (i.e. plastics, aluminum castings, sheet metal) and basic knowledge of material specs and use;
  • Experience in new product design and development for high volume applications;
  • Demonstrated written communication and presentation skills;
  • Experience in hosting/ participating in DFMEA process
  • Ability to translate technical information to all audiences;
  • Applies engineering knowledge and experience to improve products, services and processes;
  • Previous experience with project management
  • MS Excel, MS Word, MS Powerpoint
  • Previous experience with SAP or equivalent ERP.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear; and use hands to manipulate objects or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand and walk. On occasion the incumbent may be required to stoop, bend or reach above the shoulders. The employee must occasionally lift up to 25 pounds. Specific conditions of this job are typical of frequent and continuous computer-based work requiring periods of sitting, close vision and ability to adjust focus. Occasional travel.

"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."


Generac Power Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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