Off-Road Mobile Equipment Designer

Location: Clayton, NC

Department: North Carolina

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

RFA Engineering (www.rfamec.com) is seeking several growth oriented entry level to experienced candidates to be part of our engineering team at our customer's facility in Clayton, NC.  There are also opportunities at our clients facility in Sanford, NC.  You will work with a team of engineers to provide highly engineered, optimized designs of Off-road mobile equipment using state of the art engineering tools.

Our customer's facility is a world-class engineering and manufacturing center. This is a full time position that is indefinite in duration with the opportunity of professional growth, direct hire by our customer, and additional opportunities within our own organization.

Product Design Engineer

The job duties for this position are associated with custom component and systems design for current products on specific vehicles and include: 

  • Focusing on development of structural and cosmetic mechanical components and systems that are fabricated from steel or other high strength materials.
  • Concept, design, and detail hydraulic lines routings for construction equipment.
  • Communication with suppliers and customers on product selection and integration
  • Use of Creo 2.0 and Teamcenter to support 3-D Modeling of components.
  • Creation and support of 2D drawings and specification documentation
  • Work with manufacturing, testing departments, and suppliers to develop efficient and cost effective designs
  • Compile and furnish necessary information (engineering decisions and reports of pertinent design analyses data) to document the design solution required for building of prototypes and adoption of the design with possible involvement of other functional engineers.

Requirements 

  • BSME, BSMET degree or AAS with applicable experience.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude demonstrated through work experience or hobbies
  • Excellent communication both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and commitments
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment

Desired Attributes 

  • Experience in 3-D Modeling Software; Creo 2.0 (Pro/Engineer) experience (Proficient)
  • Previous experience with Teamcenter
  • Design experience or exposure to off-road mobile equipment
  • Desire to work in an engineering environment focusing on robust & cost effective designs

Why work for RFA?

About RFA Engineering
RFA Engineering has provided machine design and engineering services to industry leading customers dating back to 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 at our Engineering Center in Minneapolis, MN, Satellite office in Dubuque, IA, 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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