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Designer Engineer

Bristol, IN 46507, USA Req #501
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
The Shyft Group embodies a lean culture - not just a lean manufacturing process - to ensure everything from our product planning, to our engineering protocol, to our final assembly and finish processes are highly efficient and carry with them the demand for continuous improvement. 
Although publicly traded, we're entrepreneurial in spirit and carry the core beliefs that hard work and accountability pay off.  We take personal pride in every vehicle we build, every partnership we secure, every process we advance, and every owner and driver we empower to command their road.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • 401(k)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Dependent Scholarships
  • Quarterly Bonus
  • Holiday Pay
  • Vacation Pay
  • Purchased Vacation
  • Employee Assistance Program


Responsible to work with engineers and team leaders in providing accurate three-dimensional solid models, two-dimensional drawings and engineering bills. Documents must be following established engineering practices, policies and regulatory requirements. Drawing solutions shall also encompass commonization and simplification using Lean / Sigma techniques. Must support engineering projects in drawing and design work and work with minimal guidance to create drawings in accordance with commitment dates.


  • Embrace and support Utilimaster Corporate policies and procedures.
  • Be able to solve manufacturing and assembly problems utilizing problem solving techniques and methodologies.
  • Research Aurora to establish scope of design as it pertains to new or revised components, assemblies or installation drawings.
  • Provide estimated dates for completion of tasks assign to you on the engineering management report.
  • Create and/or revise drawings and solids models following engineering standard practices and procedures.
  • Ensure appropriate application of tolerances and verify dimensional integrity and fit in solids.
  • Assist engineers with Engineering Change Notices (ECNs) generation and routing to support design work drawing release.
  • Prepare the Lean Engineering checklist and attach to each ECN for routing.
  • Generate engineering bills and verify information.
  • Assist with design for standardization and cost reductions by establishing new ideas and concepts for fabrication and assembly.
  • Support assembly and fabrication as needed to insure smooth implementation of design changes.
  • Provide input to engineering standards, practices and policies.


  • Associates Degree
  • 3 to 5 years’ experience preferred
  • Experience using Solid Works Design Software
  • For Electrical, Designs may be required to use of AutoCAD or Cadra Software
  • ANSI-Y14.5 geometric dimensioning and tolerance
  • Proficiency in PC based word processing and spreadsheets
  • Working knowledge of regulatory requirements for delivery vehicles
This job description is intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification.  This description is not intended to be all - inclusive or to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility. The Shyft Group reserves the right to change or assign to this position as required.

The Shyft Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, Veteran status or disability. 

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing Engineering
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Bristol, IN 46507, USA