Innovation Engineer

Bismarck, ND
Join our team!
Mar 23, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Location(s): West Fargo or Bismarck, ND.

Build Your Future with Bobcat and Doosan! We want people with...BIG goals, BOLD dreams and an INNOVATIVE spirit!

Job Information

Location: Bismarck, ND; West Fargo, ND

Support the technical research and development of new product technology.

Role & Responsibility

  • Support the ideation process to initiate new ideas for future and existing products for the Long-Range Plan (LRP)
  • Use innovative approaches to solve problems, engage teams, devise courses of action for the development of new techniques or processes, and refashion existing courses of action where the opportunity for innovation is limited by a large volume of accepted practice
  • Foster a culture of creativity and support diversity of thought, innovation, and excellence within the department
  • Sponsor and/or lead innovation challenges and events throughout the company

Research and Development
  • Develop and maintain a requirements document that specifies the deliverables required for new functionality of specified Bobcat vehicle, including a “road map” of technologies that can enable the required functionality
  • Help identify the technical paths for the development of new functionality in compact products; identify milestone enabling technologies can serve as potential customer features
  • Evaluate technology approaches that enable specific new functions of Bobcat vehicles. Where appropriate acquire such hardware and software to develop pilot or concept demonstrators

Research and Development – General
  • Support 3rd party developers and start-up firms partnered with Doosan Bobcat company by providing technical support and direction as needed and required
  • Assist Acceleration team with development of pilots and 'concept demonstrators' to gain internal and external (customer) feedback
  • Periodically report results and progress with Engineering R&D and Product Management. Provide recommendations for select technologies that may fit current technology roadmaps and identified customer needs
  • Provide to product engineering recommendations of “technical paths” for R&D operations that can then fully developed and thus enabling a commercialize solution

Job Requirement

  • Bachelor’s Degree -Engineering
  • Strong capacity for leading change, dealing with ambiguity and providing creative solutions and influencing multi-discipline teams with data, scientific reasoning, and strong coaching skills.
  • Working knowledge of embedded software applications
  • Ability to quickly assess different technologies, plan and execute customer pilots and demonstrators
  • Proven experience leading and developing engineering teams to achieve successful product launches and/or product improvement/optimization with one or more of the company's products or product functions.
  • Thorough understanding of the product development and validation processes and customer needs achieved through in-depth experience with a variety of the company's products, dealers and customers.
  • Ability to work with internal and external departments to remove roadblocks, resolve conflicts and move projects forward.
  • Creative and visionary approach to projects with ability to influence innovation across multiple organizations and levels through technical aptitude and understanding of team's strengths.
  • 2-5 years’ experience
  • Travel - 20%

The world-renowned brands that make up Doosan Bobcat produce industry-leading compact and heavy construction equipment, attachments, air compressors, lighting systems, generators and articulated dump trucks. Doosan Bobcat is a part of the Doosan Group, which employs 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide. With people at the core of who we are, we believe the growth of our people will lead to the continued growth and success of our world-class company. Our team of dedicated employees is the backbone that allows us to provide construction equipment solutions that help our customers build the world of tomorrow. Wherever you find us, you’ll hear the sounds of progress, see the results of our people and feel the rhythm of transformation in everything we do.

Doosan is committed to a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, citizenship status, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in the application process or who need assistance accessing the information on this website should call 701-476-4263.

Nearest Major Market: North Dakota
Nearest Secondary Market: Bismarck

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