Product Applications Engineer

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Product Applications Engineer


Delhi, Iowa


POSITION SUMMARY:   The Product Applications Engineer is responsible for the application of products in cooperation with Sales/Marketing requirements and also to assist with changes and redesigns of current products as required.


KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:  (See Human Resources for the full job description)

*1.  Design, develop, and test products following standard engineering processes. Manage application engineering projects within cost and time requirements.

*2.  Provides prototype and finished product designs as required. Responsible for making sketches and rough layouts, record and analyze data, make calculations and estimates, and report on the findings.

*3.  Provides product design changes as required. Uses computers extensively to produce and analyze designs, to simulate and test how an attachment operates and to generate specifications for the attachment. Works within Syteline and Solidworks software to accomplish tasks.

*4.  Verifies specifications on bids and special orders and other projects within designated product line and as requested.

*5.  Responsible for Parts Item Master, Bill of Materials and Routing Information to satisfy manufacturing requirements for new, redesigned or special products within designated product line and as requested.

*6.  Uses Manufacturing Engineering Information in maintenance of Parts Master, Bill of Materials and routings.

*7.  Assist the Sales department in the solicitation of new orders from existing and potential customers.

*9.  Implement and supervise product-testing programs for new or revised products.

*10.       Supplies technical information and assistance to Marketing, Customer Service and Advertising for publications.

*11.       Work closely with the Sales, Marketing and Customer Service departments to actively seek out ideas for new   products and redesigns of existing products.

*12.       Researches, specifies and approves all non-standard purchased components and assists Purchasing with procurement of said components within designated product line and as requested.

*13.       Responsible for all drawing information and accuracy within designated product line and as requested. Assist technical illustration in creation and maintenance of product manuals.

*14.       Follow company safety practices and procedures to contribute to a safe environment.

*15.       Perform additional tasks as assigned by the Engineering Team Leader, as required.

*=Denotes essential functions

An individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, preferably in Industrial, Agricultural or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited four year college.


Note: this is not intended to be all inclusive. Additional duties and responsibilities may be requested or required.

Travel Requirements: Up to 10%

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