Company: Kentucky Trailer
Posted on: January 17, 2020
A career at Kentucky Trailer - regardless of the facility or
department - starts with commitment. From the executive leadership
team through the ranks, associates commit to an ethic of hard work
and a mission to produce the highest quality product in the
Kentucky Trailer, in turn commits to harboring a family-friendly
environment where associates can excel. This atmosphere of mutual
respect allows the individual to thrive, as evidenced by many
associates who have made a lifetime career with the company.
Associates work alongside the most talented and knowledgeable
people in the trailer industry.
Kentucky Trailer believes in strengthening tomorrow's modern
manufacturing leaders. We encourage people of all ages who are
wanting to pursue a successful career to contact Kentucky
Kentucky Trailer is a Servant Leader Company. We are driven to be
the best in the world at design, build and service solutions for
specialty trailer, custom transport and mobilized business
The Engineer's primary responsibility is to design and document
product lines. The product lines primarily revolve around
semi-trailers and truck bodies. The position also requires that the
Engineer work across departmental boundaries and interact with
customers and vendors directly. The candidate will have the ability
to prioritize changing design requirements in a custom
manufacturing environment. The long term goal is to provide the new
team member with tools and training to develop into a
self-motivated learner and problem solver.
CORE JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES:
* 30% of the accountabilities pertain to the 2D documentation of
design using Autocad and loading bill of materials into Syteline
* 40% of the accountabilities pertain to increasing 3D
documentation of the current and future product designs using
Solidworks. (This is the long term direction)
* 15% of the time requirements pertain to information gathering,
internal and external customer interactions, and support other
* 15% Develop customer relationships and managing account with
Sales and occasional travel (2/year)
* REQUIREMENTS: * Minimum education of Bachelor of Science in
* Minimum 6-10 yrs. experience in manufacturing environment (design
experience is a plus).
* Demonstrated proficiency in computer software such as AutoCAD and
Microsoft Office (experience with Syteline ERP system, EPDM or
Meridian Engineering Content Manger systems; Inventor, SolidWorks,
or other 3D CAD systems is a plus).
* Ability to work jointly with Engineering, other intra-company
departments, and customers.
* Ability to understand technical documents.
* Good attention to detail.
* Leadership and Managerial skill
* Technical Expert over multiple product lines
* Spec & Print Review (Plan, Do, Check)
* Understanding of Legal Compliance
* Identifies improvement opportunities (Cost Outs)
* Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects.
EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE OUTCOMES:
* 30 days - Achieve a thorough understanding of the Engineering
database and documentation processes from the initial customer
contact to the final inspection of the product as they pertain to
the Trailer product line
* 90 days - Develop a high level of ownership pertaining to a
trailer account. Has the ability to pull information for processing
with limited oversight required.
* 120 days - Has developed a high level of Fleet Trailer design
expertise and understanding of the documentation system. Begin to
Cross-train on other product lines if workload and timing
* 360 days - Will have cross-trained on a minimum of two product
lines and gained a high-level design insight.
Throughout our company and in all interactions, Kentucky Trailer
Associates choose to be:
Patient, demonstrating self-control
Kind, giving encouragement and appreciation to others
Humble, without arrogance or pretense
Respectful, treating others as important individuals
Selfless, focusing on the needs of others
Forgiving, letting go of resentment when wronged
Honest, free of deception
Committed, honoring the choices we make
Fundamental Irreplaceable Behavior Values:
Interpersonal Skills: Easy to get along with. Treats all people
with dignity and respect. Always approachable, never rude. Aware of
and sensitive to what other people are feeling. Is at ease with
people at all levels. Does not belittle the opinions or work of
other people, regardless of their status or position. Deals
effectively with a diverse workforce. Demonstrates a high degree of
emotional intelligence. Truly values and genuinely likes people.
Treats others as important person. Serves others.
Ethics and Integrity: Admits mistakes in spite of the potential for
negative consequences. Presents unpleasant or disagreeable facts in
an appropriate manner. Keeps promises; meets goals and deadlines.
Avoids situations and associations that could be considered
inappropriate. Honest in all dealings. Upholds and models
organization s values. Does what you say you will do. Is forgiving
when feeling mistreated.
Business Demeanor / Temperament: Displays a positive attitude and
optimism about the work to be done, the people he or she works
with, customers, management, and company policies. Has a
constructive sense of humor. Maintains a calm temperament and
pleasant demeanor. Shows self-control. Does not spread gossip or
rumors. Acts as a positive influence on others. Is courteous,
cooperative, and helpful. Is humble, never boastful, or
Accountability: Accepts personal responsibility for the quality and
timeliness of his/her work. Acknowledges and corrects mistakes.
Does not make excuses or blame others for errors or problems.
Carries his/her fair share of the workload. Does what he/she
commits to doing.
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