Motor Home Design Engineer

Excellent career opportunity for experienced motorhome design engineer with Gulf Stream Coach RV, headquartered in Nappanee, Indiana; a leading builder of quality and innovative RVs, to oversee engineering functions. This position is best served by a dynamic leader with a creative process to design and inspire next generation Motor Homes. The person in this position will be a working supervisor and have broad responsibility for all engineering/design operations.

General Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design team in evaluating floor plans, models, and concepts
  • Work with engineering teams and embrace continuous product improvement initiatives, cost reductions, quality and manufacturability improvements
  • Maintain and enhance existing product lines and models
  • Supervise and oversee the work of plant engineers/draftsmen
  • Report to Gulf Stream President
  • Coordinate with Sales, Purchasing, and Operations Managers for efficient, intelligent, popular and cost-effective design, well suited for high volume production

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 5 years of RV motorhome industry experience as an design engineer
  • 5 years of successful experience in leading, developing, and training a strong, flexible, and productive teams
  • Design engineering degree preferred
  • Strong problem solving & analytical skills. Understand the cost drivers associated with various materials, design features and manufacturing processes
  • Proficiency in Auto CAD and other design/drawing tools and software.
  • Vast experience in design, drafting, and structural knowledge of motorhomes
  • Knowledge and understanding of RVIA and NHTSA Codes is a must.
  • Knowledge of Ford QVM program is beneficial.
  • Gulf Stream has a national presence; knowledge of state-by-state unique requirements are a must
  • This is a hands-on position; shop floor experience preferred

Gulf Stream Coach offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and a positive working environment. If you have what it takes to be an essential part of our Engineering team, then this position is for you.

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