Basic Qualifications

There is an immediate opportunity for an


at the Western Operations of Altec Industries


  • Bachelor?s Degree in Engineering, Mechanical or Indutrial Preferred

  • EIT registration or ability to obtain registration

  • Current valid Driver?s License

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Must be able to work with team members and work with minimal supervision

  • Must be willing to travel up to 25% of the time, potentially on short notice, which may include flying


  • Interface with production floor associates and supervisors to implement countermeasures for continuous improvement in Safety, Quality, and Delivery

  • Use Altec closed loop quality systems to perform quick kills, root cause investigation, corrective actions implementation, and documentation of quality measures.

  • Maintaining and distributing inspection and supplier quality information to help reduce costs and improve quality

  • Translating data from? internal inspection reports and field warranty claims into improvements to reduce warranty costs

  • Responsible for support to Production for customer build throughout entire manufacturing process (i.e. troubleshooting issues)

  • Support and participate in Continuous Improvement activities throughout Altec

  • Provide technical assistance to Altec Service Centers, Mobile Service Technicians, Altec Call Centers, and Customers directly

  • Vendor quality management

Applications Engineer - MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interface with Technical Sales Representatives on customer specifications to clarify requirements, issues, any suggested improvements, etc

  • Use sales documentation of customer requirements to create complete 3D models of finished trucks with all desired features and accessories

  • Create custom parts and assemblies to meet customer requirements and expectations

  • Create corresponding part numbers and? parts pages for designed parts/assemblies for reference and manufacturability

  • Create Bills of Material for all appropriate? parts and assemblies required to meet build specifications

  • Create weight distribution estimates for finished trucks to verify legal and customer desired adherences

  • Responsible for support to Production for customer build throughout entire manufacturing process (i.e. troubleshooting issues)

  • Participate in Rapid Continuous Improvement events to provide support and feedback to improve processes, decrease cost, enhance quality, etc

  • Provide technical assistance to Altec Service Centers, Mobile Service Technicians and Altec Call Centers

  • Create hydraulic and electrical designs per unit specifications and customer requirements

  • Create corresponding schematics per the hydraulic/electrical design

    Help develop the next generation of products for a company that is a leader in the electric-utility and tree-care equipment industries.? Join a focused team where you can have an immediate impact.

  • Altec specializes in the design, manufacture, and sale of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes, telecom, and specialty equipment, supporting customers in over 100 countries throughout the world.

  • Work for a global company that designs, manufactures, assembles, and tests its own designs.

  • Have the opportunity to contribute in a variety of areas; a hands-on approach is encouraged!

  • Altec Inc. is a financially stable company with a history of continuous growth, providing a pool of resources to draw on for support.

    Customer First ? Enjoyment of Work ? Family ? Financial Stability ? Integrity ? People are our Greatest Strength ? Quality ? Spiritual Development ? Teamwork

    Western Operations in Dixon, California is set amidst miles of ripe farmland.? Influenced by its close proximity to the populous coastal Bay Area and Sacramento, Dixon is centrally located between the Pacific Coast and the Sierra Nevada Mountains.? Area attractions include an abundant Outdoor Life, San Francisco, Napa Wine Country, Coastal Towns and Beautiful Lake Tahoe.

    Competitive pay which rewards performance

    Comprehensive benefits including Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program ? Retirement 401(k) Program ? Vacation and Holidays ? Flexible Spending Accounts ? Tuition Assistance Program ? Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program ? Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance.

    Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.? Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.


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