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Engineering Hybrid Solutions

Through our in-house engineering team, we provide engineering support including project management, engineering consulting, FEA analysis, design engineering and design drafting services. 

If you're out of space at your current facility, need certain design expertise, require extra design support to meet a project deadline or want miscellaneous detailing / drafting support, STS Technical Services is the only solution you need to keep Engineering

STS’ project management resources can be utilized across all levels of new and / or existing project development, either at our location, onsite at the client location or a combination of both. The choice is yours!

Case Studies

Defense OEM Engineering, Engineering Hybrid Solution (Case Study 1)

Client Description

  • Global leader in blast and ballistic-protected armored vehicles as well as other survival products
  • 1000+ employees with six primary vehicle platforms
  • Under significant Department of Defense expectations for the delivery of a product to Operation Enduring Freedom and other RFP initiatives

Critical Business Issue

  • Client significantly restructured its Engineering Group to better respond to market conditions and increase market shares
  • Restructuring left several gaps in their organizational blueprint, which required a flexible Workforce Solution

Solution

  • STS provided plug-and-play project teams, aligned among Vehicle Programs, to supplement internal staff
  • Utilized superior market knowledge and our defense industry network to deliver initial phase project teams in under two weeks from award
  • Onsite Project Management and dedicated Program Management with our “Hybrid” Engineering Services solution ensured project success

Results

  • Upon project kick-off, STS immediately placed 20 engineers and project managers in a very short time frame across separate Vehicle Programs
  • Leveraged industry knowledge and expertise to recruit highly specialized talent resulting in over 100 Engineers placed in 10 months
  • Awarded multi-year Master Supplier status for all engineering needs
  • Achieved a 50% submittal-to-hire ratio with less than 5% attrition on the program
  • As the sole engineering supplier, STS provided scalability to internal engineering functions allowing our client to pivot on requests as demand dictated
  • Reduced the client's bill rate by 30%
Defense OEM Engineering, Engineering Hybrid Solution (Case Study 2)

Client Description

  • Market leader in the engineering, designing and manufacturing of engines, transmissions, suspension and turret drive systems for combat vehicles.
  • A strong 40-year tradition as a major player in the military land systems market. Products are found in over 30,000 vehicles worldwide.

The Client's Critical Business Issue

  • Client needed to significantly and rapidly increase engineering capacity to meet their contract requirements. In addition, the client needed to move forward on a large re-baseline effort related to their core product offerings.
  • Restructuring left several gaps in the client's organizational structure requiring a flexible workforce.

Solution

  • Onsite Project Manager and dedicated Program Manager utilized our “Hybrid” Engineering Services solution.
  • STS Technical Services provided plug and play project teams, aligned among contract programs and supplemented core skill gaps within the organization.
  • Utilized superior market knowledge and defense industry network to deliver project teams when quoting specific projects.

Results

  • Completed major transmission product upgrade per military contract requirements on time and on budget.
  • Leveraged industry knowledge and expertise to recruit highly specialized talent.
Mining Equipment OEM, Engineering Services Solution

Client Description

  • Global leader in Surface Mining Equipment for over 130 years.
  • 2000+ Employees with four primary product lines.

The Client's Critical Business Issue

  • Execution and completion of engineering projects on time and under budget
  • Current outsourcing partners were failing
  • Limited internal capacity for engineering projects

Solution

  • STS Technical Services provided a fully outsourced solution with dedicated Project Manager for continuity between projects
  • STS Technical Services provided plug-and-play project teams to quote and complete projects as they came up
  • Utilized STS' staff engineers, designers and detailers to complete all projects
  • Project manager delivered weekly status reviews with client managers onsite and via webinar

Results

  • Completed over 15,000 hours across numerous projects in the past three years
  • Replaced incumbent engineering service provider within the first year
  • Master Supplier status for all outsourced engineering projects
  • STS acts as an extension of clients internal engineering organization