Platform Manager – Mechanical Engineering Jobs Near Me – USA

Full Time


At AriensCo, we build more than exceptional products – we create opportunities that impact careers. Our culture values innovative thinking, hard work and determination. We interact in teams, collaborate together and make decisions quickly.

We see growth potential in every team member, and are committed to supporting our employees with continuous training and advancement opportunities.

Our environment? We’re corporate, without being “corporate.” Whether you work at our headquarters, manufacturing facilities, or one of our global distribution businesses, you’ll always have the freedom to create and contribute.  Our company vision is “Passionate People, Astounded Customers.” Quite simply: it revolves around people

Speaking of people, you’re not just employee #1,762 to us. You’re family and your role is invaluable. Without exceptional people, we can’t continue to produce the amazing products we’re known for around the world.

Ready for the ride of your career? Then come join us. By joining our team, you’ll have the opportunity to work in a rewarding workplace with a strong sense of community.


Job Description:
The “King of Snow” is looking for a Platform Manager to add to the team at their Brillion, WI headquarters. This role will have a seat at the table to set the technical vision for the snow & ice products family. Will lead the development team that maintains and launches the engineering portion of products. This role is also a working leadership role, requiring hands-on involvement in project completion.


The Day to Day…

Assembles and manages the multidisciplinary technical team that delivers the strategic engineering vision of a product platform.
Ultimately responsible for all work produced by the team members.
Responsible for product launch timelines and resource management to hit those timelines.
Drives innovation activities within the engineering team and holds team members accountable to push innovation projects forward to conclusion.
Teaches best practices.
Contributes to strategic and tactical plans to support the broader business plan.
Prepares engineering documents including cost estimates, appropriation requests, project schedules, design specifications.
Leads technical design reviews related to technology and sub-systems that will be used on assigned platform and innovation projects.
Continuously monitors group work and mentors team members on best practices for executing project work.
The Qualifications…

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (B. S.) from a four-year accredited institution with the focus being relevant to the job requirements of the technical team that he/she manages (example: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, etc.)
10 or more years of relevant experience preferred with a significant amount in a leadership role either of direct reports or on project teams.
A additional business degree or a project management certification is a plus.
About AriensCo
Since 1933, the AriensCo name has been associated with reliable, durably crafted, high-performance outdoor power equipment. Our core values – Be Honest, Be Fair, Respect the Individual, Keep our Commitments, and Encourage Intellectual Curiosity define our culture and inspire our team. We believe passionate people and astounded customers lead to unstoppable success.

Our employees’ quality of life is important to us. When people feel appreciated, respected and supported, careers thrive and ideas come to fruition.  AriensCo employees are provided various great benefit opportunities which may include:

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance effective first day of employment
Onsite health clinic with Bellin Health
Life Insurance
401(k) and profit-sharing plans
Bonus Programs
Accident and Critical Illness Insurance
Paid vacation, holidays and leave programs
Flexible spending account (FSA) plan
Voluntary wellness programs
Employee Product discount program
Employee Assistance Program
Gym discount membership program
Tuition Reimbursement
Safety shoes and safety prescription glasses reimbursement
Apprenticeship opportunities
Cross-training and job rotation opportunities
Career paths
Ongoing development through the Ariens Academy
Kaizen Events – continuous improvement
Ability to win products
Daycare (coming Fall 2021)

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