Ventrac is a growth-oriented company located in Orrville, Ohio. Our team is dedicated to excellence through innovation, a strong work ethic and quality workmanship. Join the Ventrac Team who feels passionate about the products we build for outdoor grounds management professionals. We are known for our fantastic culture of respect and collaboration, which can be measured by our low turnover , open communication and the excitement in the air.
We believe our employees are truly the most valuable asset. We not only believe that, we make decisions that align with that concept. We are dedicated to attracting and developing a diverse team of individuals who are committed to the success of our team at Ventrac. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO/AAP M/F/Disabled/Vet).
If you want to be a part of a PASSONIATE, DEDICATED, and DIVERSE team, take action and Apply! Ventrac is a Division of The Toro Company.
The Design Engineer works as part of a team to engineer and design new products and/or components. May include mechanical, electrical, or hydraulic systems.
Design and develop methods, components, systems, or products to achieve VPI requirements
Develop appropriate test specifications and/or test methods. Conduct or direct relevant testing
Work with engineering product development team. Includes preparing drawings for manufacturing
Analyze and resolve technical issues for components and products.
Assist with product start-ups. May include working on the assembly line during start-up, establishing QC criteria, helping with assembly procedures, etc.
Assist with engineering publications and communication. Includes communicating relevant information to other VPI personnel and departments
Interface with other departments to accomplish product, project, and company goals.
Responsible for components of the design.
Bachelor's or Associate's degree in Engineering (ME or ME Technology, preferred) or relevant design experience
Strong process and problem solving skills.
Self-motivated with excellent project and time management skills
Demonstrated ability to manage work on multiple projects
Proven ability to work as part of a team
Strong interpersonal skills - professional, courteous, friendly and helpful
Successfully demonstrated strong verbal communication
Experience with 3D modeling systems (preferably Solid Edge)
Excellent computer and keyboarding skills (Microsoft Office, Internet)
Working knowledge of machines and power & hand tools (including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance)
Ability to bend, squat, walk or stand for extended periods of time
Ability to occasionally lift 50 lbs.
Safety conscious (for the working environment and product design)
Product development experience in the turf equipment or agricultural machinery industries
Experience with AutoCad
Successfully demonstrated strong written communication
Strong organizational skills
Working knowledge of metal working and welding
Working knowledge of mechanical drives, hydraulics, and 12volt electrical systems.