Sr. Mechanical Engineers

STS Technical Services
Ridgeland, South Carolina
May 28, 2024
Jun 01, 2024
Engineering, Mechanical
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
STS Technical Services is hiring Sr. Mechanical Engineers in Ridgeland, South Carolina.

Job Summary:

As a Senior Mechanical Engineer specializing in heavy-duty trucks at TICO Manufacturing, you will be a key member of our engineering team, responsible for designing, developing, and optimizing mechanical systems and components for our next generation truck models. Leveraging your expertise in heavy-duty vehicle engineering, you will play a critical role in enhancing performance, reliability, and efficiency while ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and industry best practices. The Senior Mechanical Engineer reports to the Director of Engineering.


  • Truck Design and Development: Lead the design and development of mechanical systems and components for heavyduty trucks, including chassis, suspension, drivetrain, and auxiliary systems, from concept to production.
  • Engineering Analysis and Simulation: Conduct detailed engineering analysis, simulations, and testing to evaluate the performance, durability, and safety of truck components and systems under various operating conditions.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure that truck designs and specifications comply with relevant regulatory standards, industry guidelines, and customer requirements, including emissions regulations, safety standards, and vehicle performance criteria.
  • Prototype Testing and Validation: Oversee the prototyping, testing, and validation of truck components and subsystems, collaborating with cross-functional teams to identify and address performance issues and design challenges.
  • Technical Leadership: Provide technical leadership and mentorship to junior engineers, guiding them in the application of engineering principles, methodologies, and tools for heavy-duty truck design and development.
  • Collaboration and Integration: Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including vehicle dynamics engineers, electrical engineers, and manufacturing specialists, to integrate mechanical systems with other vehicle subsystems and ensure seamless vehicle integration.
  • Continuous Improvement: Drive continuous improvement initiatives in truck design processes, methodologies, and tools, seeking opportunities to enhance performance, reliability, and cost-effectiveness while reducing time-to-market.

Experience and Education:

  • Bachelor s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field; Master s degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in mechanical engineering, with a focus on heavy-duty trucks or commercial vehicles.
  • Proficiency in CAD software (e.g., SolidWorks, CATIA) and engineering simulation tools (e.g., ANSYS, Adams).
  • Strong understanding of heavy-duty truck systems and components, including chassis design, suspension systems, powertrain integration, and vehicle dynamics.
  • Experience with regulatory requirements and standards applicable to heavy-duty trucks (e.g., FMVSS, EPA emissions regulations, NHTSA safety standards).
  • Proven track record of leading successful engineering projects from concept to production in the heavy-duty truck industry.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, analytical abilities, and attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively in a team environment

Working Conditions:

  • This position primarily operates in an office environment but may also require work in warehouse settings.
  • Travel may be required to visit manufacturing facilities, suppliers, or customer sites as necessary to support quality initiatives and resolve issues.
  • PPE is required per company procedures and includes safety shoes, safety glasses and safety vest.

Physical Requirements:

  • Walking, sitting, standing, crouching, and lifting up to 50lbs.
  • This job description is intended as a general guide to the job duties for this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive summary of all responsibilities, duties and efforts required of employees assigned to this job position. At the discretion of management, this description may be changed at any time to address the evolving needs of TICO Manufacturing.

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