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At Engineered Propulsion Systems (EPS), we are changing the future of General Aviation with our state-of-the-art lightweight diesel engine.  This engine is the first of its kind, designed from scratch to achieve the best fuel economy the business has ever seen.  This is a ground floor opportunity to be a part of a growing manufacturing company in Western WI, that takes pride in being a meritocracy, where employees are defined by their capabilities and contributions, instead of title or tenure. We are actively seeking the best and brightest minds from all industries and technologies to continue to build our world class team. We realize that our employees are one of the keys to our success.  We look for individuals who are lifelong learners and always searching for new technology and methods.


Procurement Specialist

Location:  New Richmond, WI
Job Type:  Full Time
Date Posted:  06/01/2017


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Interfaces with EPS Planners, Engineers and Production personnel to plan and prioritize purchasing items.
  • Reviews planned orders and assists with and generates required Purchase Requisitions leading to a Purchase Order.
  • Transmits and prioritizes approved Purchase Orders and supporting documents to the suppliers.
  • Provides a single point of contact with the supplier documenting any required Purchase Order changes (cost, schedule, quantities, shipping guidance, etc.) and notifies internal EPS stakeholders of these changes.
  • Tracks order acknowledgment, prepares and communicates shortage and back-log reports, providing visibility of potential interruptions to internal customers.
  • Tracks supplier performance, confirming supplier deliveries until the Purchase Order is closed.
  • Ensures Purchase Orders and associated contracts adhere to EPS procedures, Regulatory requirements, and Supplier agreements and contracts; reports non-conformances to Management.
  • Interfaces with Finance, the receiving function, and the Supplier to resolve all shipping/receiving and invoice discrepancies.
  • Identifies opportunities and implements actions to achieve efficiencies.
  • Contributes to consolidation, reduction, and rationalization of the Approved Supplier base.


Education & Qualifications


  • Bachelors degree, or industry experience equivalent in the fields of supply chain management, or purchasing.
  • Knowledge of aerospace materials and components.
  • Familiarity with FAA procurement requirements.

Machine Shop Manager

Location:  New Richmond, WI
Job Type:  Full Time
Date Posted:  04/1/2017



The Machine Shop Manager will have the opportunity to utilize their expertise to develop and execute objectives and effect short term and long term business goals, in a state of the art production facility.  In addition to the technical ability, we are looking for someone who can demonstrate sound, independent judgment and decision-making coupled with the ability to think “big picture” in relation to overall machining processes.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Manage a team and coordinate day-to-day activities while enhancing workflow and efficiencies
  • Responsible for meeting the manufacturing deadlines as well as communicating business goals, processes and procedures for the entire shop floor.
  • Responsible for keeping the work area, machines, and machine tooling inventory clean & organized and monitor basic preventive maintenance of the equipment.
  • Maintain accurate production scheduling initiatives in regards to machines, tooling, fixtures, and personnel.
  • Evaluate existing manufacturing activity to ensure focus on core competencies, and identify future growth opportunities to maximize use of in-house machining and manufacturing capabilities.
  • Interpret all drawing & blueprint specifications, dimensions and tolerances to determine most cost effective/efficient sequence of manufacturing operations and set up requirements.
  • Communicate daily with production team, quality department, and management top priorities/concerns and resolve all machining quality issues timely.
  • Supervisory responsibilities which include interviewing, hiring, training, monitoring work, performance reviews, career development, discipline and resolving issues in accordance with applicable laws and/or company policy.
  • Oversee and monitor all safety initiatives in the machining area.
  • Work as team with all levels and functional areas of the organization


Education & Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s Degree in business, manufacturing, or related field
  • 7+ years solid Production Supervisory experience in a manufacturing facility
  • Desire to come up with creative ideas to improve and develop new solutions for production planning efficiency
  • Demonstrate machining know-how and people skills to provide hands-on supervision
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced production environment
  • Excellent organization and analytical skills along with demonstrating a strong work ethic and superior technical abilities.

Test Engineer

Location:  New Richmond, WI
Job Type:  Full Time
Date Posted:  04/1/2017


Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Develops product testing approaches by researching, analyzing, selecting, and applying test engineering concept approaches, techniques, and criteria; adapting and modifying test engineering options; developing and evaluating test methodologies
  • Supports FAA Certification testing and test plans
  • Identifies product failures by establishing test standards, methods, test environment; analyzing and evaluating findings and failures; identifying root causes
  • Documents test studies by recording test results; preparing reports; and maintaining test database
  • Setup of design of experiments (DOE)
  • Supports continuous improvement activities and quality improvement initiatives within the Test Development team
  • Assure(s) calibration records of all instrumentation necessary for data acquisition
  • Ability to prepare graphic material for analysis of test results
  • Maintenance of testing logs to document R&D activities
  • Willing to travel to perform testing in “field test environment”




  • B.S. in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or other related field, along with experience as described below.
  • Understanding of basic engine fundamentals and performance metrics
  • Strong understanding of test standards, and equipment
  • Demonstrate strong written, verbal and interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong understanding of test methods for design verification testing and durability– a plus
  • Engine testing and data acquisition experience a plus


How to Apply

For immediate confidential consideration, please send your cover letter and resume, referencing the job position desired in the subject line to jobs@eps.aero

We will contact you if you are selected for an interview.