About the job Design Engineer
Location: Waterloo, IA
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.