Project Engineer in Superior, WI at Barko Hydraulics LLC

Date Posted: 11/11/2022

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Superior, WI
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Drives Business Results -

Develop and support assigned off-road machine’s design for total life cycle.

  • Lead individual / technical expert on assigned off-road product line of equipment.
  • Accountable for product design’s performance, cost, quality, timing and compliance with industry standards and regulations.


     Lead design responsibility for new products.

  • Work with all key stakeholders to develop specifications, project timing, product cost and project budget targets that meet the assigned product lines’ strategic plans.
  • Lead development team through innovation, vehicle concept, component selection, design reviews, release, build, validation, and industry standards/regulations compliance plans to meet product definition, performance timeline, cost and budget targets.
  • Monitor and report on progress and status of the project against project targets and budget.
  • Utilize engineering tools such as: FMEAs, 8D problem resolution process, and risk assessments to validate the design content.
  • Ensures project adherence to Barko’s phase-gate product development process.



     Lead design responsibility for current products.

  • Support data driven investigation, root cause analysis, resolution, and corrective action implementation of customer field issues.
  • Support cost reduction initiatives on current product.
  • Support resolution of manufacturing related issues.


     Functional expert in electro-hydraulic and/or heavy structural weldments.

  • In addition to product line responsibilities, individual will also be technical expert in electro-hydraulic and/or structural weldments in support of other product lines.
  • Assist in component selection, participate in relevant design reviews, and provide expertise to other Project Engineers / Design Engineers as needed.

     Assist in maintenance and enhancement of engineering technical documentation and tools.

  • Oversee and participate in the structuring, release, and maintenance of the assigned product lines: bills of materials, published technical specifications, and other related documentation.
  • Follow the standards established in the Company Engineering Standards Manual and provide improvements / enhancements.
  • Participate in development and review of engineering standards.
  • Drive continuous improvement of products and processes.


Leads People -

  • Develop and implement team objectives aligned with department goals. Ensure employees connect with how they drive value for the company.
  • Foster strong teamwork orientation and be a resource for valuing and promoting diversity.
  • Resolve conflict in an appropriate way.
  • Build effective relationships, portray a positive attitude and demonstrate professional behavior to reflect and support Barko Hydraulics core values.

Experience and Education:

  • Experience: 5+ years of demonstrated design engineering experience and experience with project management.
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Agricultural, Electrical or Hydraulic Engineering required.  Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Leadership: Ability to engage diverse teams of people, provide clear instructions, and effectively manage the team’s performance.
  • Passion: Demonstrate genuine passion about leading people and building relationships.
  • Communication: Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal communication.
  • Technology:  Strong working knowledge of SolidWorks, Parker IQAN, MS Office and appropriate analytical tools.