Electrical Engineer - Turf & Utility Equipment

Location: Horicon, WI

Department: Wisconsin

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

RFA Engineering (www.rfamec.com) is seeking growth oriented entry level to experienced candidates to be part of our engineering team at our customer's facility in Horicon, WI. 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 off-road utility vehicles and lawn care equipment.
Our customer's facility is a world-class engineering and manufacturing center including full capability of machine design, simulation, prototyping manufacturing, and testing of entire vehicles. This is a full time position that is indefinite in duration with opportunity for growth within our organization, or direct hire by our customer.

Job Description

  • Applying engineering rigor in harness, hardware, sensor, and display development activities
  • Assisting clients product improvement teams regarding electrical system components
  • Component selection, development, and integration
  • Collaborating with internal and external resources to execute a validation plan for electrical components
  • Testing and troubleshooting electrical systems
  • Working with manufacturing, quality, and supply management teams
  • Communicating with team members at a professional level
  • Providing engineering support to vehicle and attachment teams
  • Utilize six sigma and product development processes to achieve successful design solutions
  • Working in PDM Link and SAP for business management and part tracking
  • Working in Microsoft Project and Excel to track project status on multiple levels


  • Bachelors of Science in Electrical, Mechanical, or Agricultural Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Previous electrical systems experience
  • Candidates must have excellent communication, teamwork, and troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge of off-road equipment
  • Demonstrates technical capability and electrical troubleshooting skills
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Project management experience
  • Travel: Minimal, less than 5%

Desired Attributes

  • Experience in Ag, Turf, Construction, or Recreational Vehicles
  • Knowledge Mentor Graphics Capital Harness Systems and/or ProE ProDiagram and/or ProE ProCabling
  • Knowledge systems engineering processes
  • Knowledge of CAN Communications
  • Experience with Design for Six Sigma processes including FMEA
  • 1-3 years product development experience

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 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
  • 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)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Education Assistance

Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly

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