RFA Engineering Manufacturing Engineer - Agricultural Equipment in Waterloo, Iowa
RFA Engineering (www.rfamec.com) is seeking candidates to be part of our engineering 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 production of highly engineered John Deere 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.
Develop machining processes for new and existing parts
Develop CNC machining programs using CAM Software
Support projects that introduce new CNC equipment into the factory from planning through beginning production
Support, plan and implement CNC processes for product development
Develop complex NC machining processes
Work with maintenance production and engineering to communicate and resolve issues
Support order fulfillment in troubleshooting daily issues
Develop and implement new NC machining processes and perishable tooling improvements
Innovate and implement processes for cost reduction, quality and safety improvements
Develop and test new processes and technologies through creating a plan and executing
Develop and maintain the NC groups archival and documentation resources
Bachelor?s degree in Ag Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing or related technical degree or equivalent working experience.
SAP background is a plus.
Understand principles of manufacturing tooling, tool design and quality.
Understanding of GD and T, product modeling and print interpretation.
Proficient with 3D CAD and CAM software (TDM, FeatureCAM, Pro/NC and/or Vericut) or equivalent
Proficient with NC Programming
Proficient with Lathes and Machining Centers in the areas of steel or iron machining
In-depth understanding of tooling and tooling systems
Good computer and office software skills
Experience with in-process gauging
Experience with multi-axis machining
Desired Skills, Knowledge & Relevant Work Experience
Excellent communication skills
High attention to detail
Motivation and Initiative
Background in Robotic/Automation
Why work for RFA?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 in 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