Flatbed Truck Trailer Engineering Manager

Wilson Trailer Company - Moberly, MO (30+ days ago)3.2

Wilson Trailer, an industry leader in the design, manufacture and sales of grain, flatbed, livestock, and goose-neck trailers, is looking for an experienced design engineer to fill the position of Flatbed Engineering Manager.


  • Bachelor of Science with Mechanical, Civil, Agricultural, or Structural designation
  • PE – certification
  • 10 years design experience
  • Truck Trailer experience
  • Prior management experience required
  • Able to make decisions and solve problems
  • Proven track record of success
  • Team environment – able to lead team.
  • Outgoing and personable
  • Well organized
  • Able to communicate well - sell ideas and influence others
  • Tech savy and proficient with 3D modeling and FEA experience
  • History of continuous improvement / support “Lean” manufacturing
  • Experience with welded structures, fastened structures, & fabrication practices
  • Hydraulic and pneumatics experience
  • US Passport or ability to get one (Travel to Canada, Mexico, & possibly others)
  • Able to read, speak, write, comprehend, and communicate using English Language

Reports to: Director of Engineering

Location: Moberly, MO or Dakota Dunes, SD

Salary Range: $70,000 to $110,000 depending on qualifications

Bonus Eligible: Yes-Driven by product line profitability

Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for the operation of the Flatbed Product Line Engineering Department, including processes, work produced and personnel.
  • Develops and maintains, sound, cost effective and industry leading designs.
  • Serves as liaison between Engineering and other company departments.
  • Responsible for design warranty costs. The Design warranty goal of not more than ½% of corresponding sales volume. Provides assistance to Warranty Department.
  • Responsible for matters relating to product liability, safety, and patent protection.
  • Responsible for Product line division budgets.
  • Responsible for security of all Wilson Trailer Company drawings related to area of responsibility.
  • Responsible for Engineering Management in matters related to all contract services (testing, hiring, etc.) related to division’s products.
  • Responsible for acquisition of department staff.
  • Responsible for keeping company management informed on new developments in the trailer industry.

Post offer drug test & pre-employment physical required. Wilson Trailer is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $70,000.00 to $110,000.00 /year


  • Engineering: 10 years


  • Bachelor's


  • Moberly, MO


  • Professional Engineer


  • English

Required work authorization:

  • United States