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RFA Engineering Mechanical Engineer in Lafayette, Indiana

RFA Engineering ( is seeking a growth oriented Engineer to become an integral part of our engineering team at our customer's facility in Lafayette, IN. The selected candidate will work with an experience engineering staff in the development of large diesel engines. The candidate will work both as an individual contributor and as part of a project team. Work will include engineering activity planning and coordination among multiple engineering functional groups.

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.


The job duties may include any of the following:

  • Organizing meeting to assess and coordinate engine software validation resources.

  • Provide frequent updates to the team lead and management on the progress of assigned engineering development programs.

  • Working knowledge of J1939 Communication Protocol.

  • Working knowledge of CAN CCP Vector Tools.

  • Matlab and Simulink knowledge a plus.

  • Knowledge of project planning methodologies and tools, basic knowledge of engine systems and operation.

  • BSME, BSMET or equivalent degree with experience.

  • Excellent communication both written and verbal.

  • Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.

Why work for RFA?About RFA EngineeringRFA 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 InsuranceSupplemental Vision InsuranceCompany Paid Life InsuranceCompany Paid Long-Term DisabilityShort-term DisabilityRetirement Savings Account (Traditional 401k & Roth 401k)Flexible Spending Plans for Medical Expenses and Dependent CareExtra Time BonusesPaid Time Off (PTO)Holiday PayBereavement LeaveEmployee Assistance Programs (EAP)Education Assistance

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