Chief Engineer

Iowa Mold Tooling Co., Inc.

Oshkosh, WI

About Oshkosh Defense, an Oshkosh company

Oshkosh Defense stands behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. As an industry-leading tactical vehicle manufacturer, every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next generation defense technologies and advanced systems. We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions.

As a Chief Engineer you will provide advanced technical leadership in high level specialty research and development in accordance with engineering standards and project scope. This position is a non-supervisory, technical role.


  • Conduct the research the necessary to be an advocate for new technologies/products that will enable the business. Identify and provide potential innovative solutions to complex issues. Act as a key influencer in technical decisions regarding new technology.
  • Collaborate in establishment of the technical base line and technical engineering vision. Help lead the transformation of the organization into modern approaches to development, integration, and test.
  • Interface with customers/suppliers to resolve complex technical issues to provide the business with innovative, industry leading solutions.
  • Provide technical mentorship to all levels of the engineering organization. Supplies technical inspiration and leadership consultation to other engineers. Act as a technical advisor to Engineering leaders.
  • Researches, studies, and proposes use of new technologies to be used in the development of new and improved products
  • Enforce the proper use of engineering criteria and drawing standards. Ensure that technical issues are resolved within the framework of company policies and procedures
  • Provide technical assistance for prototype, pilot, and production support
  • Provide guidance to team members to ensure the appropriate engineering analysis is performed and documented
  • Prepare technical proposals, quotations, reports, and presentations


  • Accredit Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field
  • 10+ years of related experience
  • Able to obtain a secret security clearance as required by job duties


  • Accredited Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering
  • Published articles, familiarity with JavaScript, JSON, Python, and SQL database in addition to embedded C/C++


Moving the future forward is our priority and this includes your future. We encourage professional development and champion our employees’ success through various skills and training opportunities. Named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies™ by Ethisphere Institute for six consecutive years, everything we do at Oshkosh is guided by our core values and the 15k+ team members around the world who embody them.

We put people first. We do the right thing. We persevere. We are better together.

Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.