Mechanical Engineer - Factory Support

Location: Lafayette, IN

Department: Indiana

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

RFA Engineering ( is seeking a growth oriented Mechanical Engineer to become a part of our engineering team at our customer's facility in Lafayette, IN. The selected candidate will support the 3500 Platform Team with Factory Support on all 3500 large engine applications.   Work will include NPI BOM management, Prove Design order logistics, coordination of engineering changes and manufacturing, coordinate CI cards, and coordinate ECR’s.   The work will be highly collaborative with both internal customers and external suppliers.  This opportunity represents a unique opportunity for candidates interested in working in a fast paced, team environment.

This is a full time position that is indefinite in duration with opportunity for professional growth. Our employees are offered competitive compensation and a generous benefit packages. 


  • Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Aeronautical Engineering or Agricultural Engineering.
  • 0-3 years of relevant engineering experience required.  Large engine experience is a plus.
  • Proven mechanical aptitude through his/her education, employment or personal experience.
  • Experience with the design of engine systems, agricultural, construction or related off-highway equipment preferred.
  • Experience with Pro/Engineer (CREO) or other solid model CAD software is a plus.
  • Experience working with managing Bills of Materials (BOM’s), CI card implementation, and ECR process.
  • Experience with managing parts order logistics is a plus.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment.

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)
  • Holiday Pay
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Education Assistance

Equal Opportunity and Veteran Friendly

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