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Mechanical Engineer-Agricultural Application Equipment

Company: Oxbo International Corporation
Location: Byron
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Oxbo International, is a leader in providing harvesting solutions to niche agricultural markets. The company currently has an opportunity for a Staff Engineer - Agricultural Application Equipment who will work to develop, coordinate, and execute designs within the application equipment portfolio.
Overall Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the execution and documentation of the project including design and lab or field testing.
  • Provides technical guidance to the Engineering teams.
  • Develops unique design features the company often patents to gain a competitive advantage.
  • Communication with suppliers and customers on product selection and integration
  • Develop and implement advanced technology solutions
  • Work collaboratively with marketing, engineering, suppliers, and customers to verify specifications meet market requirements.
    Position Requirements:
    • Bachelor's of Science in Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering or related degree.
    • Minimum of 5 years development experience related to agricultural equipment
    • Sprayer and fertilizer applicator knowledge and familiarity with a focus on liquid application systems, chassis, and boom design.
    • In-depth understanding of agricultural systems and processes, and a desire to be hands-on with the development of new products.
    • Incorporate engineering safety standards, methodologies and global product development processes into all aspects of project.
    • Solid decision-making skills, and the ability to make decisions with limited direction.
    • Ability to address quality issues, determine root cause and drive to a corrective action
    • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and commitments.
    • Desire to work in an engineering environment focusing on robust & cost-effective designs
    • The ability to work within a multi discipline team environment
    • Excellent problem solving & troubleshooting skills
    • Excellent communication both written and verbal.
    • Good mechanical aptitude with the ability to develop product concepts.
    • Make recommendations to peers and direct manager based on sound engineering principles, practices and judgment.
    • May require up to 20% Travel (some international)

      Preferred Additional Skills:
      • Experience with 3D modeling software (Solidworks, Inventor, Creo, or similar CAD packages)
      • Experience with mechanical analysis using Ansys or similar software packages.
      • Strong understanding of GD&T
      • Formal root cause analysis training - 8D, 5 whys, fishbone, etc.
      • Previous experience with CAN Bus, J1939 and ISOBUS
      • Familiarity with data acquisition and instrumentation of mobile equipment is a plus.
      • We offer competitive wages, paid time off/holidays, full benefit package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, tuition reimbursement, potential profit sharing, disability insurance, and 401k plan with a generous company match.

Keywords: Oxbo International Corporation, Rochester , Mechanical Engineer-Agricultural Application Equipment, Engineering , Byron, New York

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