RFA Engineering (www.rfamec.com) is looking for a growth oriented candidates that want to join our team at our customer's facility in Waterloo, IA. As a member of our team, the selected candidates will work with our engineering staff and our customer's staff to support the development of John Deere engines and/or tractors using state of the art engineering tools.
This is a full time position with a full benefit package listed below, that is indefinite in duration with the opportunity of professional growth, direct hire by our customer, and additional opportunities within our own organization.
Concept and develop mechanical components and systems that may include multiple plastic processes, castings or forgings, stampings or laser cut parts, and welding or bonding of components.
Communication with suppliers and customers on product selection and integration
Use of Creo 4.0 and Windchill to support 3-D Modeling of components, sheet metal and possibly hydraulic or electrical routings.
Creation and support of 2D drawings and specification documentation
Work with manufacturing, product verification and validation, and suppliers to develop efficient and cost effective designs
Compile and furnish necessary information (engineering decisions and reports of pertinent design analyses data) to document the design solution required for building of prototypes and adoption of the design with possible involvement of other functional engineers.
Bachelor's of Science in Mechanical Engineering or related degree
Strong mechanical aptitude demonstrated through work experience or hobbies
Excellent communication both written and verbal
Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and commitments
Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
Ability to thrive in a team environment
Experience in 3-D Modeling Software; Creo 4.0 experience (Preferred)
Previous experience with Windchill or PDMLink
Strong understanding of GD&T
Design experience or exposure to off-road mobile equipment
Ability to address quality issues, determine root cause and drive to a corrective action
Desire to work in an engineering environment focusing on robust & cost effective designs
Why work for RFA?
About RFA Engineering
RFA Engineering has provided machine design and engineering services to industry leading customers since 1943. Our primary focus is project based product development of off highway equipment including agricultural, construction, mining, recreational, industrial, and special machines. Our work includes concept development, product design, documentation, problem-solving, simulation, optimization, and testing of components, systems and complete machines. Our engineering staff is located both at our Engineering Center near Minneapolis, and at numerous customer sites throughout the U.S.
We Offer Competitive Benefits:
Health and Dental Insurance
Supplemental Vision Insurance
Company Paid Life Insurance
Company Paid Long-Term Disability
Retirement Savings Account (Traditional 401k & Roth 401k)
Flexible Spending Plans for Medical Expenses and Dependent Care
Extra Time Bonuses
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly