Design Engineer - Ventrac
Who Are We?
Ventrac, located in Orville, Ohio, is a division of The Toro Company. Ventrac is a premier innovator of equipment for turf and landscape grounds management, sidewalk snow removal, and specialty grounds care maintenance. Built for performance with quality to last, Ventrac equipment is ideal for golf course turf management, sports fields, collegiate campuses, residential and commercial property maintenance, and public green spaces.
The Design Engineer works as part of a team to engineer and design new products and/or components - this mat include mechanical, electrical, or hydraulic systems.
What Will You Do?
In order to grow and build a successful career with The Toro Company, you will be responsible for:
Design and develop products, components, or systems to achieve design goals.
Work with the product development team. Includes preparing drawings for manufacturing.
Develop appropriate test specifications and/or test methods. Conduct or direct relevant testing.
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 Ventrac personnel and departments.
Interface with other departments to accomplish product, project, and company goals.
What Do You Need?
To be considered for this role, an individual should meet the following minimal requirements:
Minimum 02 years' experience
Professional Engineering License, or Bachelors degree in an ABET accredited Mechanical, Electrical, Aeronautical or Agricultural engineering program, or Masters degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Aeronautical or Agricultural engineering from a university with an ABET accredited undergraduate engineering program
Strong process and problem-solving skills
Minimum 2-4 years' experience
Professional Engineering License, or
Bachelors degree in an ABET accredited Mechanical, Electrical, Aeronautical or Agricultural engineering program, orMasters degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Aeronautical or Agricultural engineering from a university with an ABET accredited undergraduate engineering program
Strong process and problem-solving skills
Product development experience in the turf equipment, agricultural machinery, or off-road machinery industries
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.
Ability to bend, squat, walk or stand for extended periods of time.
Ability to occasionally lift 40 lbs.
Self-motivated with excellent project and time management skills
Demonstrated ability to manage work on multiple projects.
Strong interpersonal skills – professional, courteous, friendly, and helpful.
Successfully demonstrated strong verbal communication
Experience with 3D modeling systems (preferably Siemens Solid Edge)
Working knowledge of machines and power & hand tools (including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance)
Safety conscious (for the working environment and product design)
What Can We Give You?
At Ventrac we are always working to make sure our employees know just how valued they are. In addition to a competitive salary, an affordable and top tier medical/dental/vision plan, 401k, and many other great benefits – Ventrac offers employees at our Orrville, OH location a variety of perks, including:
Dress for your day - We know you're more productive when you're comfortable, which is why employees are encouraged to take advantage of our casual, office-plant blended environment.
Location – Located in the heart of Orrville, a small town with a busy manufacturing industry, we have a family-like work atmosphere. We are around 10 minutes from U.S. Route 30 and Route 585 for easy travel.
Onsite amenities – With two onsite cafes and large break rooms, we have a convenient and comfortable area for breaks and lunches. We have around 350 employees and are always growing. We have newer, high-quality facilities (built from 2014-2018) and an exceptionally clean manufacturing work environment.
Wellness - In addition to physical wellbeing, The Toro Company offers a variety of mental health, financial health, and other types of resources to every full-time employee.
Volunteerism - The Toro Company is proud to provide employees 20 hours of paid time to volunteer in the community.
Growth Opportunities – TTC prides itself on giving our employees the chance to grow their careers. Tuition reimbursement, opportunities to move into new areas of interest, and promotion opportunities are a few examples.
Competitive Salary – Salary will be determined by experience and qualifications.If you need to, you can access your pay early with the Even app.
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 commercial lawn care use. We believe our employees are truly the most valuable asset. We are known for our culture of respect and collaboration, which can be measured by our low turnover, open communication, and the excitement in the air.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
We offer a full range of benefit options for your present and future needs including competitive salaries, 401(k)s, paid vacation days, and more.
Sustainability is not a new concept for The Toro Company. It is deeply rooted in our purpose—to help our customers enrich the beauty, productivity and sustainability of the land.
Volunteering is an important part of our culture. We believe that a satisfying life comes from contributing at work and giving back to the community.