JLG Industries Test & Development Engineer in Oshkosh, Wisconsin


Founded in 1917, Oshkosh Corporation is a Fortune 500, multi-billion dollar company employing over 16,000 people worldwide. Oshkosh Corporation leads the way in manufacturing and marketing the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment and is proud to work shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them. At Oshkosh Defense we stand behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. Every day we operate with unparalleled commitment to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next-generation defense technologies and advanced systems. We are delighted have been recognized as the World’s Most Ethical Companies (2016-2018), 2018 Glassdoor Best Places to Work, and a Military Friendly Employer (Victory Media, 2017).


Are you an engineer who enjoys hands-on work and collaborating with others to solve problems? We are looking for a Test & Development engineer to join our team! This position is depended upon to plan, coordinate and work with technicians to accomplish projects involving the test and/or development of various heavy-duty vehicles.


  1. Assist with establishing requirements for testing heavy-duty vehicles and associated equipment according to project specifications and overall needs

  2. Make recommendations on equipment and/or resources required to accomplish test objectives

  3. Assist in formulating project estimates with engineering and senior department team members

  4. Collaborate with engineering and technicians to create and implement test plans

  5. Create plans for fixtures and test apparatuses and supervise their construction and development

  6. Coordinate, supervise and monitor progress of testing

  7. Advise others on the corrective actions necessary to maintain schedule and cost targets

  8. Communicate project status and testing results as needed


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field

  • Internship experience, OR 6+ months of related work experience


  • Experience with automotive or heavy-duty equipment

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

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.

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