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Engineer in Shreveport, LA at Welbilt

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We’re coming up with ways to build the world’s most incredible foodservice equipment; we’re thinking outside the box to design efficient and reliable components; and we’re bringing innovation to life each and every day with dreamers like you.

We are Welbilt! We are pioneers and innovators. Our industry knowledge and insights stretch back nearly a century, from the original founding of the Hirsch brothers’ Welbilt Stove Company in 1929. We design, manufacture and supply best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market. We attract talent and build careers. We empower you to grow with us. We recognize you and reward you. We win together as one team.

Under direct supervision, the Engineer II performs a variety of engineering work requiring the application of standard techniques, procedures, and criteria in carrying out a sequence of related engineering tasks.  Plans and designs products, tools, and equipment.  Incumbents receive specific and detailed instruction regarding required tasks and expected results.  Tasks typically relate to design, test, verification and reliability of mechanical and electromechanical food service products and systems. This is an intermediate level position.

Reporting directly to the Director Engineering, this position is based in Shreveport, Louisiana*.

Major Accountability:

  • Works on new product designs, product improvements, test analysis, and production and service liaisons.

  • Prepares basic analysis, test, performance, schedule, and cost information as required.

  • Responsible for timely, cost effective development of product designs, component and material requirements, bills of materials, and assembly instructions for commercial equipment.

  • Performs engineering work

Essential Job Functions:

  • Prepares concept sketches, detail drawings, design models, and specification documents for product designs.

  • Prepares root cause analysis, test performance, schedule and cost information, as required.

  • Prepares progress reports, feasibility and concept studies, etc., as required.

  • Assists in the preparation of manuals and sales literature on assigned projects.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required.

  • At least 2 years of experience is preferred. 

  • Knowledgeable of fundamental engineering principles concepts, practices and procedures of a field of specialization

  • Understands design theory and has demonstrated the ability to read and prepare drawings

  • Experience with Microsoft office suite, Solidworks, and AutoCad required

  • May require ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to wear all required personal protective equipment (PPE)

Working Conditions:

  • Normal office or lab environment
  • Periodic time spent on manufacturing or production floor

Frymaster in Shreveport, Louisiana is an industry leader in the manufacturing of commercial fryer, fryer  filtration equipment (built-in and portable), foodservice equipment computers, water-bath rethermalizers and pasta cookers. The facility in Shreveport is a division of Welbilt, Inc.

Welbilt, Inc. provides the world’s top chefs, premier chain operators and growing independents with industry-leading equipment and solutions. Our innovative products and solutions are powered by our deep knowledge, operator insights, and culinary expertise. Our portfolio of award-winning product brands includes Cleveland™, Convotherm®, Crem™, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln™, Manitowoc®, Merco®, Merrychef® and Multiplex®. These product brands are supported by two service brands: FitKitchen®, our fully-integrated kitchen systems brand, and KitchenCare®, our aftermarket parts and service brand. Headquartered in the Tampa Bay region of Florida, supported by over 5,800 employees and operating 17 manufacturing facilities throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia, we sell through a global network of over 3,500 distributors and dealers in over 100 countries. For more information, visit