Engineer Product I

Cedar Falls, IA 50613

Posted: 06/24/19 Employment Type: 2 years + Industry: Other Job Number: JDJP00020095



Performs basic product design, testing and/or analysis work for a defined portion of a project. Operates in a team environment, providing input to design solutions and participating in design reviews. Develops recommendations within established guidelines; work and decisions are reviewed by supervisors before implementation. Duties: Applies existing applications to routine problems. Produces and/or evaluates possible design solutions to improve cost, quality and performance based on specialized knowledge of engineering applications. This may include possible involvement of other functional engineers, supply management and/or supplier personnel. Analyzes assignments and determines engineering specifications which must be fulfilled for routine problems or projects. Compiles and furnishes 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, supply management and/or supplier personnel. Learns and applies company engineering policies and practices; learns company products. Executes test or analysis plan for product verification and validation.


Specific Position Requirements


Instrumentation Engineer Duties:
In this assignment the employee will be responsible for supporting test data acquisition (DAQ) and control software solutions throughout a tractor test lab. These duties include:
• Create and modify DAQ and control software solutions for tests, including PLCs, iTest, MTS, and DEWESoft
• Support and troubleshoot control code and software solutions in test bays
• Update software versions
• Support and troubleshoot test bay network & CAN communications systems in test bays
• Support DAQ hardware with updates and troubleshooting
• Assist commissioning of new test cells
• Install computer hardware, including Ethernet, Serial, video cards
• Troubleshoot wiring issues
• Assist in setup of new sensors, including pressure transducers, flowmeters, torque meters, accelerometers
Other Responsibilities:
• Documentation, including AutoCAD drawings, test cell procedures, calibration information, and asset tracking
• Training assistance
What will help you stand out:
• Excellent troubleshooting skills
• Experience with measurement and control techniques and technologies
• Knowledge of CAN communication protocols
• Experience with computer systems, networking, and MS Office software
• Familiarity with Agricultural equipment and applications

Education Requirements:
Four-year degree in Computer Science; MIS; Electrical, Computer, Mechanical, or Agricultural Engineering. Other four-year degree with equivalent experience will be considered. Computer programming experience preferred. Manager is open to recent grad candidates. Visa sponsorship is not available, now or in the near future, for this position. Position will not require any driving. Will need metatarsals for first day.


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