Engineering Manager, Marine Drive Mechatronics/Hydraulics

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As a functional Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of design engineers, CAD designers and technicians in the design, development, and validation of marine steering, trim, and other actuator components and subsystems for outboards, sterndrives, pod drives, and other propulsor configurations. This includes electro-hydraulic trim/tilt sub-assemblies, steering components including mechanical cable, hydraulic, electro-hydraulic, and fully electric systems. This team focuses on mechanical design elements and integration, with a strong understanding of electrical components and control strategies to be integrated into these designs.  As a leader you must build a strong connection and collaborate with the software design team and electrical engineering teams. 

This position is primarily on-site for most working days in our Fond du Lac, Wisconsin world headquarters, with flexibility to work a hybrid on-site/off-site schedule up to two days each working week, as appropriate.  


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Eight-plus years of experience in mechatronics/hydraulics or similar product development
  • Working knowledge of electro-mechanical actuation systems, electrical motors and components, and control systems
  • Experience managing/guiding designs through tier one suppliers via functional requirements and specifications.  
  • New product development experience including all aspects of product life-cycle from concept development, to production release, and production support.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, and ability to present technical information to a cross-functional audience


  • Project and/or team leadership experience, demonstrated passion for team building and mentorship
  • Knowledge or experience with marine drive systems
  • Experience in engineering testing and data acquisition
  • Strong knowledge of materials and manufacturing processes, including aluminum  castings, injection molding, polymers, sealing and elastomeric components, etc. 
  • Knowledge and demonstration of lean six sigma tools and methods, or design for six sigma tools
  • Understanding and application of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and inspiration. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.

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