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Engineer IV - Hydraulics

Hyster-Yale Group • Portland, OR

Posted 1 month ago

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Engineer – Hydraulics

Are you looking to make a difference on a dynamic team with the opportunity to grow professionally? Do you have experience with hydraulics development and proven leadership skills? Then put a LIFT in Your Career! Hyster-Yale Group, Inc. (HYG), a world-class manufacturer of industrial lift trucks, has an outstanding opportunity for a talented Engineer in our Portland, Oregon area facility.

HYG designs, engineers, manufactures, sells, and services a comprehensive line of forklift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally under the Hyster and Yale brand names. As one of the global leaders in the materials handling industry, we have been building relationships while developing great products for over 90 years. We have great teams, stimulating projects, and big challenges within our hands-on engineering development center in the Portland area. Join our team as we take forklift design to the next level!

HYG is looking for an energetic individual who will have a positive influence on the organization and the Hydraulics Development team. In this role, you will be creating, modifying, and implementing designs to address customer needs. Interacting with all aspects of the organization – including manufacturing, supply chain, and service – is a significant portion of the responsibility to ensure that we deliver quality forklift trucks that meet customer expectations. Your experience and leadership will be key to our continued development successes. You can learn about our ambitious industry leadership approach today at .

Position Responsibilities:
  • Integrate input into the creation and modification of designs for components, assemblies, and systems.
    • Perform calculations to meet defined system performance, efficiency and quality objectives.
    • Coordinate and develop system designs to meet reliability and durability requirements.
  • Document designs through creation of drawings, engineering lists, change notices, and/or validation plans and test reports.
  • Provide basic input to the concept phase of projects.

  • Formal education: minimum of B.S. in Engineering (Mechanical emphasis preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience in product development preferred, including:
    • Participating in cross-functional teams on technical projects;
    • A proven track record of delivering high quality work on schedule;
    • Developing system and component level requirements and specifications from customer level requirements.
  • Specialized knowledge of drafting practices, CAD skills, engineering analysis, and design layouts
  • Basic knowledge of vehicle/automotive technology. Exposure to, and interest in, industrial equipment (materials handling, automotive, agricultural or similar) is highly desirable.
  • Consistent demonstration of the following:
    • Technical ability to execute established procedures with attention to detail ensuring accuracy in design, testing and documentation.
    • Creative problem solving to accomplish practical, meaningful results. Adaptable approach consistent with the needs of a variety of situations.
    • Good judgement and a realistic understanding of issues; take decisive actions to develop product and to overcome potential project roadblocks.
    • Strategically apply basic principles and methods to resolve product issues in a manner consistent with business needs.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Communicates upward and downward within a matrix organization with the appropriate level of information.
    • Work well with other employees and other department: solicit opinions from coworkers, support group decisions, and display team spirit. Be open minded and flexible enough to work effectively in an environment where project priorities shift in response to customer needs.
    • High drive for results achievement supported by effective organizational skills and time management.

You will work in a challenging, collaborative, stable work environment with all the perks:
  • Competitive Healthcare Benefits – medical, vision, dental
  • Profit Sharing + 401K with company matching
  • PTO + Vacation + Paid Holidays
  • Education Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • On-site Health Clinic
  • On site cafeteria
If you are up for this exciting position at Hyster-Yale Group, please include a cover letter with your application that describes your leadership experience with people, and with projects, and what drives you to seek this challenge.

We are an equal opportunity employer with an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and life insurance, 401(k) and profit sharing. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Job ID: 3849BR
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