Job Openings Design Engineer

About the job Design Engineer

Job Title: Design Engineer

Location: Waterloo, Iowa

Salary: $65-90K plus bonus

Job Summary:
The Design Engineer plays a vital role in the design, development, and support of products throughout their lifecycle, from concept to production and customer support. This position involves creating tools, controls, equipment, fixtures, and processes essential for manufacturing new products.

Job Responsibilities:

1. Generate multiple design solutions and CAD layouts to determine optimal designs for both new and existing products.
2. Conduct engineering calculations necessary to meet project goals and expectations.
3. Develop and contribute to internal and external specifications for products.
4. Prepare comprehensive Bill of Materials, part, weldment, and assembly drawings with accuracy and detail.
5. Manage multiple projects and Engineering Change Notices efficiently.
6. Contribute to or determine processes involved in product development, including prototyping, testing, and tooling.
7. Provide project and documentation support as needed.

Education & Experience:

- Possess an Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, or a related engineering discipline.
- Required experience in Agricultural or Farm Equipment design.
- Minimum of 2 years of design and manufacturing experience.
- Proficiency in a 3-D CAD program; preference for Autodesk Inventor & Vault, though other programs like Catia, Pro-E, Solid Works, or Solid Edge will be considered.
- Previous involvement in product development project coordination.
- Experience in designing, operating, and using agricultural equipment, along with knowledge of general farming operations.
- Prior work experience in developing and supporting product and design support documentation, such as Product Manuals and Department standards.
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, along with proficiency in Microsoft Office products.