Oshkosh Corporation - Orrville, OH

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The Access segment consists of the JLG and Jerr-Dan business units. At JLG, we are committed to being the provider of choice worldwide for access equipment. The Company's diverse product portfolio includes leading brands such as JLG aerial world platforms and JLG SkyTrak and Lull telehandlers. For 30 years, Jerr-Dan has redefined the towing industry. Jerr-Dan tow trucks, whether it be wreckers or carriers, have a proven track record in vehicle transportation.

Oshkosh Access is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 350, multi-billion dollar company. At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them.


Responsible for the planning, development, and launch of new products as well as monitoring positioning and market acceptance of existing JLG product in order to maximize the strategic and financial benefits for the company.


Coordinate the formulation and proposal of long-term product planning strategy

Lead the product planning process

Develop and maintain new product definitions, including global customer requirements

Participate in conducting market research and understand channel-to-market opportunities and requirements for new products with Product-Market Development

Coordinate with New Product Development, changing product development priorities due to new competitive threat, etc.

Assist in launching Integrated Product Development (IPD) teams and play an active role in team activities

Prepare project plans, ROI analysis, and cash flow analysis

Determine and track project budgets

Determine product option and accessory availability, including global configurations

Coordinate Product Life Cycle gates

Present project and product-market status to senior management

Resolve unexpected product development problems with Sales and Marketing, such as schedule, cost, or machine performance


Bachelor’s degree in related field

8-plus years related experience


Master’s degree degree in Mechanical Engineering

Good background in mechanics of materials

Strong oral and written communication skills

Experience with automotive or heavy-duty equipment

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills


Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all employees and applicants. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation is also a federal contractor which takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans, and veterans of the Vietnam era. Any employee or applicant for employment who is qualified under the applicable regulations will be covered under our affirmative action program by providing this information to the Company. Submission of this information is voluntary, will be kept confidential, and is not a requirement for employment.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

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