Design Engineer I

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
Coordinate the development of layouts and design and/or modification in existing products, and information required for production use.
Use engineering tools to analyze designs to meet requirements for strength, noise, functionality, ergonomics, safety and quality.
Communicate and coordinate with suppliers where engineering input is required to develop specifications for products and/or components.
Develop project plans with input from engineering, marketing and production.
Work with production, manufacturing engineering, lab supervision, marketing, service, and engineering personnel during the implementation of a project.
Prepare and review complete engineering change packages, including BOM investigations per departmental procedures for completeness and accuracy.
Use departmental CAD system and office software, to company standards and procedures, at or above a level needed to perform typical duties. (AutoCAD/Pro-E)
Participate in the cost reduction process as needed.
Other Duties:
Evaluate product or product modification to determine the degree of success of the product in terms of performance and user satisfaction. May include travel to the field and/or trade shows.
Assist drafters and designers with required engineering expertise to complete design activities.
Develop project plans with input from engineering, marketing and production.
Position Requirements
Bachelor's Degree (BSME; BSAE; BSEE)
Minimum of 1 - 3 years experience in engineering design
Mobile equipment experience
CAD experience (AutoCAD Electrical preferred)
Electrical controls/multiplex and hydraulics systems experience a plus
Good computer skills
Good written skills
Good interpersonal skills
Team orientated
Benefits of Employment
In addition to excellent career growth opportunities, Federal Signal Corporation offers a wide array of benefits including: annual bonus potential, insurance (life, medical, dental, vision), paid holidays, paid vacation, 401(k) with matching contributions and tuition reimbursement. We provide our employees with a smoke-free, drug-free workplace.
About Us
Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS) provides products and services to protect people and our plant. Founded in 1901, Federal Signal is a leading global designer and manufacturer of products and total solutions that serve municipal, governmental, industrial and commercial customers. Headquartered in Oak Brook, IL, with manufacturing facilities worldwide, the Company operates two groups: Environmental Solutions and Safety and Security Systems. For more information on Federal Signal, visit : www.federalsignal.com.
The Company is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of, and will receive consideration for employment without regard to, race, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category, characteristic, or trait under applicable law.
Vactor Mfg. Inc. is a leading manufacturer of municipal combination catch basin/sewer cleaning vacuum trucks and industrial vacuum loaders that clean up industrial waste or recover and recycle valuable raw materials. Vactor is located in Streator, IL and is a subsidiary of Federal Signal Corporation.

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