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Application and Field Engineering - Defense

Indianapolis, IN 46222

Posted: 01/15/2019 Employment Type: Contract to Direct Category: Mechanical Engineers Job Number: 79742

Positions: 1
  • Facilitate global OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and government inquiries, Application Engineering support and training for wheeled and tracked vehicle applications
  • Using engineering tools and tech data,  review and evaluate acceptability of transmission in OEM vehicle applications
  • Perform transmission installation reviews at OEM facilities
  • Provide Application Engineering support to program teams and  technical reviews
  • Coordinate engine integration design activities
  • Identify key Application Engineering deadlines
  • Survey global Application Engineering regarding product needs or expectations
  • Prepare specifications for new products
  • Provide field support for cross drive transmissions
  • Support logistics analysis for cross drive products in the way of manuals, packaging and provisioning
  • Troubleshoot cross drive transmission field problems


Candidate Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering required
  • Minimum of 5 years experience required
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English required.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
  • Ability to communicate technical issues to varied audiences.
  • Targets and achieves results, sets challenging goals, prioritizes tasks, provides leadership/motivation.
  • Mechanical aptitude or background knowledge of automatic transmissions and diesel engines.
  • Travel up to 25% required.
  • High level of organizational skills.
  • Willingness to take on additional workload.
  • Drive for efficiency and improvement.
  • Transmission, Engine and Controls Set-Up


  • Experience with drive train and drive line evaluation and analysis.
  • Thorough knowledge of transmission components or comparable products.
  • Understanding of vehicle dynamics.


Additional / Travel:
  • Travel 25% US Only to Customer OEM   Sites. 85% customer is in the Tri-State Area – Metro-Detroit MI a primary
  • (Note:  Requires availability of credit card for hotel and plan reservations.)
  • Most US Flights and Hotel will be booked directly & Expenses will be reimbursed
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