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For more than 50 years, L.B. White has been providing quality heating products for a variety of markets. Much of the credit for our innovative product development and market leadership goes to the quality and dedication of our people. At L.B. White, we are committed to providing an environment that encourages all employees to make full use of their creativity and talents. We offer competitive compensation and a complete benefits package, along with the opportunity for professional development and growth.

We are always accepting resumes from energetic, experienced people. If you are interested in joining our team, please email your resume to Human Resources: hr@lbwhite.com.

Product assembly, machine operator and warehouse positions are staffed through various local staffing offices. As permanent openings develop, we transition qualified seasonal employees to permanent staff. Apply online or call one of these great staffing partners today!

Visit Olsten Staffing or call (608) 782-1100
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Job Title: Research & Development Engineer
Job Description:

Based in Onalaska, Wisconsin, U.S.A., the L.B. White Company is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of natural gas, propane gas, and kerosene direct and indirect-fired forced air heaters, convection heaters, and radiant heaters, for the construction, animal confinement, event, and greenhouse markets.

Through the course of its 66-year history, the L.B. White Company has established a significant leadership position in markets around the world by delivering innovative products and quality service, and meeting the evolving needs of its customers.

Location: Onalaska, WI
Job Requirements:


The R&D Engineer will be involved in the design and development of new Gas fired Heater products. The scope of this position is all encompassing and should appeal to any confident, highly motivated, skilled, hands on Engineer looking to be involved in product development from the ground up.

Key Responsibilities:
• Evaluating, testing, and providing reports on competitive products
• Conceptualizing, designing, building and testing new ideas and technologies, evaluating test results and determining new courses of action or alternate designs
• Producing detailed 3D designs and working with the current design group to further format documentation allowing for the manufacture of new products
• Preparing for and conducting of periodic design reviews
• Bill of Material creation and cost analysis



The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum 4 yrs. Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Course work specifically in the areas of thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid dynamics and mechanical design.
  • Minimum 10 yrs. experience in the Design and Development of Industrial / Commercial type products.
  • Proficient in 3D CAD design. Solidworks preferred.
  • Experience in FEA or CFD analysis would be beneficial.
  • Previous hands-on work, assembling prototypes, performing tests, documenting results.
  • Ability to think outside the box. 

As a member of the Engineering team, the R&D Engineer reports to the Vice President of Engineering and works closely with other members of the organization.



The compensation package will consist of a competitive base salary and participation in the Company’s management incentive program, as well as the Company-wide Incentive program.  Relocation Assistance may be available.

L.B. White offers an attractive benefit package, including medical, dental, 401(k), life insurance, long-term disability, paid vacation and holidays.


L.B. White is an Equal Opportunity Employer





Deadline to Apply: 04/12/2020
Need more information? Email HR
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