Job Description

The Access segment consists of the JLG and Jerr-Dan business units. At JLG, we are committed to being the provider of choice worldwide for access equipment. The Company's diverse product portfolio includes leading brands such as JLG aerial world platforms and JLG SkyTrak and Lull telehandlers. For 30 years, Jerr-Dan has redefined the towing industry. Jerr-Dan tow trucks, whether it be wreckers or carriers, have a proven track record in vehicle transportation.

Oshkosh Access is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 350, multi-billion dollar company. At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world's toughest specialty trucks and truck bodies and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them.


Position responsibiliteies will be toe valuate existing and new products and determine the optimum processes, standards, equipment, tools, flow and facilities required to manufacture products to the specified quality at an economical cost .Willutilize manufacturing engineering skills to enhance 6S programs, ergonomics and lean manufacturing.


Review and evaluate engineering documentation (drawings and Bill of Materials) to ensure consistency with manufacturing process and material presentation prior to formal release.

Anticipate potential manufacturing issues, perform job safety analysis and implement resolution prior to production start up.

Maintain a safety atmosphere in order to promote safe work practices and a positive safety culture.

Make design recommendations to reduce manufacturing costs, enhance product quality and improve manufacturability considering manufacturing process flow, safety and ergonomics.

Coordinate Manufacturing, Engineering, Materials and the Manufacturing Operations.

Support Team on new model introductions.

Be a resource to manufacturing departments to help resolve daily production and safety issues.

Define problem and interface with necessary departments to ensure their immediate resolution as well as root cause analysis to prevent recurrence.

Support Lean, Continuous Improvement and Six Sigma initiatives though active participation and/or facilitation of project teams and events.

Stay informed of new technology, processes and best practices and apply to manufacturing operations.

Participate in department cost savings programs and the value analysis projects as directed.

Take time studies on a group or individual, direct or indirect labor operations to develop standard data and/or verify existing data.

Train others in time study techniques, methods, and application of standard data for estimating and comparative costs.

Periodically monitor manufacturing performance against the standard.

Investigate deviations from standard (low or high) and take corrective action to bring performance back into line.

Provide input for long range project planning.

Provide guidance to peers on project management, while scheduling work to meet completion dates and technical specifications.

Recommend tooling requirements.

Work and cooperate with tool design and manufacturing personnel to develop effective tooling.

Continually monitor existing operations and recommend possible improvements or cost reductions.

Prepare related analysis, layouts and other supportive data.

Prepare comparative cost estimates using alternative production methods.

Prepare optimum work center and facility layouts; coordinate, direct and follow up on layout changes.

Justify, select and direct installation and follow up on capital equipment installation.

Coordinate with all interfacing departments to ensure a timely and flawless installation.

Participate in special investigative projects in areas of machinery and personnel effectiveness and utilization, material flow and storage, capital and expense budgets, manpower requirements, assembly line balancing, make vs. buy analysis and obsolescent rework programs.

Periodically participate in college courses to stay abreast with technological advances in the industry, to enhance one's present experience level or as a refresher program.


Bachelor's degree in related field

Internship experience or 6-plus monthswork experience in related field



JLG Industries, Inc.

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