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Test Engineer - Entry Level

Company: RFA Engineering
Location: Waterloo
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

RFA Engineering () 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 candidate will work with our engineering staff and our customer's staff to support the production of -engines and/or agricultural equipment -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.Job Description

  • Lead development and execution of tractor test activities for vehicle cold room.
  • Utilize the electronic documentation system to process activities for test scheduling, acceptance criteria, execution, and results.
  • Provide wage employee daily work direction and technical support.
  • Hold regular planning and review meetings with stakeholders during test execution.
  • Determine test needs and clarify acceptance criteria and test requirements. Post-process data for test results and issue reports and correction actions when criteria is not met.
  • Utilize test activity scheduling tool for understanding test cell resource availability.
  • Executing tests per the standard procedures and update the procedures when appropriate.
  • Post-process test data to analyze and summarize results into reports for review and inclusion in electronic documentation system.Requirements -
    • B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field.
    • Strong personal skills and the ability to work with farmers, customers, and cooperators to get work done.
    • Ability to work with others in a professional manner while unsupervised.
    • Strong technical report writing skills.
    • A working knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and powertrain systems.
    • A knowledge of engineering theory and principles.
    • Experience in working in a team environment and soliciting cooperation when needed.
    • Flexibility and ability to adapt regarding hours/travel/priorities.Desired Attributes -
      • Design experience with the design, development and/or test of mobile equipment, preferably agricultural harvesting equipment.
      • Experience with data acquisition tools and analysis.
      • Knowledge of the safe operation and maintenance of agricultural equipment.
      • Knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical/electronically controlled components and systems.
      • A working knowledge of the CAN bus and how to extract information from it.
      • A working knowledge of advanced electronic systems used in agriculture.
      • A basic understanding of reliability and statistics.
      • Experience with Microsoft Office, nCode, GlyphWorks, and National Instruments DIAdem.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
        • Short-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)
        • Holiday Pay
        • Bereavement Leave
        • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
        • Education AssistanceEqual Opportunity and Veteran FriendlyPowered by JazzHR

Keywords: RFA Engineering, Waterloo , Test Engineer - Entry Level, Engineering , Waterloo, Iowa

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