Job Description :

This is NOT an IT Tester role.

Basic Function:
This position will develop and conduct testing on Combine and/or combine Header products to determine acceptability of component, subsystem and product designs; recommend alternatives to enhance performance, reliability, quality, durability and margin improvement; and work with the product development team to resolve product issues.
Is acquainted with the organization and the overall engineering operation, and performs assigned duties within the Product Engineering and Evaluation Departments.
Participates in the process of testing prototype machines/components in actual or simulated field conditions and support the Product Validation organization in performing the testing process.
Constructs test equipment, dissemble experimental machines, make repairs, determine cause of failure and perform related duties as assigned for overall evaluation of specific test machines or components.
Works directly with other engineering and manufacturing personnel and is learning to work in a team environment.
Familiar with or being able to learn Test Standards, procedures and work instructions.

Responsibility for executing lab tests including planning, determining test approach, test fixture design and set up and testing of components. Work with design engineers to interpret data for components to achieve desired results.
Prepare, organize and submit timely and concise reports which include data reduction and analysis of system/component performance, reliability, and durability. Maintain accurate and comprehensive test records for reference and analysis.
Work independently and in cooperation with other members (internal customers) of the Platform Team including design, marketing, manufacturing, supply chain, and finance as well as other test organizations within XXXX.
Plan and organize individual work assignments to execute the tests described in the Program Design Verification Plan and / or Test Requests. This includes selecting the appropriate test hardware and instrumentation, ensuring the equipment is calibrated and installing it on the lab test stand. Decisions also include analyzing data and summarizing it into information from which decisions can be made.
Evaluate machine performance, diagnose component malfunctions and isolate problems. Recommend improvements in the development of Ag Equipment products for brand products.

Job Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, agricultural, and/or electrical disciplines or equivalent work experience.
The ability to execute tasks with minimal supervision and quickly learn new tools and techniques.
Experience/knowledge in troubleshooting Off-road Mobile Hydraulics applications, software and electrical systems.
Understanding of the principles of Sensing, Instrumentation and Measurement techniques.