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About the job Design Engineer

Design Engineer

Location: Waterloo, IA

Salary: DOE

Overview: Seeking a Design Engineer to oversee product design through its life cycle, from concept to customer support. This role involves developing tools and processes for manufacturing, optimizing existing products, and ensuring top-notch product specifications, testing, and prototyping.


  • Lead design solutions for new/existing products considering manufacturing capabilities and quality standards.
  • Use CAD for layouts; Autodesk Inventor & Vault preferred.
  • Conduct necessary engineering calculations.
  • Create detailed Bill of Materials, part, and assembly drawings.
  • Manage multiple projects and Engineering Change Notices within timelines.
  • Coordinate manufacturing processes for prototypes and production.
  • Contribute to product development processes, including prototyping and testing.
  • Assist various departments to ensure project success and provide project support as directed.


  • Bachelors in Mechanical/Agricultural Engineering or related. Associate degree with 5-7 years in equipment design/product development acceptable.
  • 5 years' experience in agricultural equipment design/manufacturing.
  • Proficiency in 3-D CAD programs; knowledge of steel fabrication, machining processes, welding, and steel/iron castings.
  • Experience with ISOBUS systems, control system design, and general farming operations.
  • Strong communication skills; proficient in Microsoft Office suite.