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Control Systems Principal Engineer

Company: Oshkosh Corporation
Location: Orrville
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

About JLG, an Oshkosh company
JLG began in 1969, when our founder, John L. Grove set out to resolve growing safety concerns in the construction industry. Since then we have been committed to understanding the challenges and delivering innovative solutions to the access market. We partner with customers to provide quality equipment, training opportunities and trusted support within the access industry. We are a global company, and our products-including mobile elevating work platforms, telehandlers, utility vehicles and accessories-can be found all over the world.
As a Principal Controls Engineer within the JLG Engineering Team, you will utilize your skills to specify, design, and validate function of complex control systems for heavy duty, off-highway vehicles. These control systems can interface with nearly every system of the vehicle, providing the candidate with a global immersion in vehicle technology and abundant opportunities to invent solutions.

  • You will act as an interface between all disciplines of design / support engineering and software engineers to define required functionality of vehicle systems using Model Based Systems Engineering principles and approaches

  • Understand desired vehicle functionality and subsequently transform the requests into functional software specifications

  • Work with and direct software suppliers / engineers, communicating functional system requests via detailed documentation that follows functional operational guidelines across all products

  • You will research, interrogate, and recommend new technology

  • You will ensure design compliance to various regulations and standards across multiple regions and markets

  • You will participate in validation / regression test of software

  • You will utilize Controller Area Network (CAN) tools, proprietary programming tools, bench fixtures and Hardware In Loop to assure design intent

  • You will interrogate source code when needed

  • You will assist in planning and direction of relevant activities through all phases of innovation and development

  • You will direct preparation of layouts, drawings, specification, and bills of material when necessary


    • Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Electrical / Electronic Engineering, Software Engineering or similar discipline.

    • 5 years of applicable industry engineering experience


      • Strong, process-oriented discipline

      • Working knowledge of Controller Area Networks (CAN) and related standards for vehicle communications, such as SAE J1939

      • Experience with off-highway or automotive vehicles

      • Working knowledge of model-based engineering tools

      • Multi-faceted knowledge of vehicle electronic, hydraulic, and powertrain systems

      • Experience with control of electric vehicles

      • Experience with Human-Machine Interfaces

      • Working knowledge of programming languages

        WHY OSHKOSH?
        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.

Keywords: Oshkosh Corporation, Cleveland , Control Systems Principal Engineer, Other , Orrville, Ohio

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