Mechanical Designer or Technologist - Mobile Equipment

Location: Brooklyn Park, MN

Department: MN - Twin Cities

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

RFA Engineering ( is seeking experienced candidates to be part of our engineering team at our customer's facility in Brooklyn Park, MN. You will work with our customer's staff to provide highly engineered, optimized designs of soil compactor equipment.  This is an indefinite assignment.

Mechanical Designer
The job duties for this position is associated with the component and systems design of soil compaction equipment.  Exact responsibilities will depend on the candidates own experience and areas of expertise, but it may include:

  • Design of Operator Environment & Interiors (Cab)
  • Design of formed and welded sheet metal structures
  • Extensive use of Creo and TeamCenter
  • Work with engineers, manufacturing, and suppliers to develop the most efficient designs

Job Requirements

  • AAS, BSME, or Mechanical Design related degree with 2 to 5 years experience
  • A proven mechanical aptitude through employment, personal experience, or education, including machinery operation, maintenance, repair, metal fabrication, and other “hands on" experience.
  • Candidates must have excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Candidates must have ability to meet deadlines and commitments.
  • Previous design experience of off-road mobile equipment is a plus.
  • Experience using Creo is required.
  • Experience with TeamCenter PDM software is a plus.
  • Ability to understand and apply GD&T.

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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