Design Engineer

Location: Lafayette, IN

Department: Indiana

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

RFA Engineering ( is seeking a growth oriented Design Engineer to become an integral part of our engineering team at our customer's facility in Lafayette, IN. The selected candidate will work with an experienced engineering staff in the development of large diesel engine systems.  The candidate will work both as an individual contributor and as part of a project team.   Work will include product design, product improvement, coordination of analysis and detailing tasks, supplier collaboration, engine build coordination, and validation.   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. 


Bachelors or Technology Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical Engineering or Agricultural Engineering.
1-3 years of relevant engineering experience.
Proven mechanical aptitude through his/her education, employment or personal experience.
Experience with product design required.  Must have the ability to read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics and computer generated reports.
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.
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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