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Textron Mechanical Engineer II in Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Mechanical Engineer II


Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of golf cars, utility and personal transportation vehicles, snowmobiles, side-by-sides, all-terrain vehicles, professional turf-care equipment, and ground support equipment. Textron Specialized Vehicles markets products under several different brands. Its vehicles are found in environments ranging from golf courses to factories, airports to planned communities, and theme parks to hunting preserves.


  • Follow specifications and design requirements for new or revised mechanical systems and components during vehicle assembly.

  • Design and analyze layouts, components, and detailed drawings.

  • Use tolerances, specification limits, and GD&T to perform accurate tolerance stack-up analyses.

  • Ensure accuracy of all CAD work and maintain well-organized records.

  • Utilize 3D modeling software (Siemens NX or Pro/E) to produce models and drawings, and work with CAD designers to produce 3D models and drawings of new and revised designs.

  • Perform analysis and calculations for mechanical system and component designs using computer-based analysis and simulation techniques such as FEA, CFD, and dynamic simulation tools.

  • Ensure all drawings, calculations, bills of materials, and cost objectives are adhered to according to project schedules.

  • Develop and oversee prototyping plans for new parts and engines and work in cross functional teams to procure and fabricate prototype parts.

  • Assist the assembly of prototype parts and engines to ensure accurate build of product.

  • Create appropriate test and validation plans for new and revised designs and monitor to ensure performance that meets or exceed the design requirements.

  • Assist in the development and accuracy of Bills of Material (BOMs) and Engineering Change Notice (ECNs).

  • Support the development of service manuals and part books.



  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or a closely-related curriculum, from an ABET-accredited university

  • Years of Experience: 2or more years of experience; experience with vehicle systems preferred

  • Software Knowledge: CAD, SolidWorks, ProE, UG-NX, CATIA, SAP, Microsoft Office

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other 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 the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Engineering

Primary Location US-Minnesota-Thief River Falls

Recruiting Company Textron Specialized Vehicles

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 310034