Mechanical Engineer

Location: Lafayette, IN

Department: Indiana

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid 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 Lafayette, IN.  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.

Mechanical 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 component and systems validation of diesel engines
  • Build support for engines in the oil and gas industries
  • 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 internal groups to resolve validation or build issues

Requirements 

  • BSME, BSMET or equivalent degree with 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
  • Previous experience with Teamcenter or other PDM software
  • Design experience or exposure to off-road mobile equipment
  • Experience with shop or factory support.
  • Desire to work in an engineering environment focusing on robust & cost effective design

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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