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Hydraulic Systems Engineer

COMPANY:  Raven Industries
LOCATION: 

Sioux Falls, SD, US, 57104-5931

STATUS:  Exempt
REQ ID:  27123

Founded by an innovative engineer whose passion is efficiency and farming, DOT Technology Corp. was established in 2017 to bring autonomy to agriculture. Today, DOT® is a leader in autonomous agriculture solutions as a result of the Dot Power Platform, a mobile diesel-powered platform designed to handle a large variety of implements through its patented U-shaped frame. Working for farmers, Dot completes tasks autonomously through its accurate path planning technology — enabling farmers to spend more of their time focusing on their overall operations.

Summary

<span style="font-family:"Segoe UI Semilight",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Segoe UI",sans-serif">The Hydraulic Systems Engineer will oversee development of hydraulic aspects of an agricultural vehicle platform from concept through production states.  Candidates should have design experience with hydrostatic drive systems.  A knowledge of electric drive systems is also beneficial.

 

Essential Functions

<span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">• Research, develop, and evaluate design concepts including materials, specifications, equipment, or machines.
• Perform or facilitate installation/testing related to the product, system, or process.
• Determine purpose, application, and feasibility of new or enhancement of existing products or processes.
• Create and update documentation for designs, and all phases of the project.
• Work with external customers, distributors, vendors, or suppliers to initiate new designs and solve problems.
• Coordinate engineering efforts and provide engineering assistance to internal teams or external customers.
• Keep abreast of new developments in the fields of engineering design, methods, and applications.
• May provide or assist with training needs as it relates to new or existing products or processes.
• May assist with quote or request for quote process.
• Has broad knowledge and skills in the engineering discipline. Assignments are broad in nature requiring creativity and ingenuity.
• Responsible for defining technical approaches and tasks related to activities and projects.
• Performs moderate technical work that requires previous experience.
• Capable of defining appropriate approaches and solutions.  Able to define critical project criteria to ensure project completion.
• May act as a lead on projects to guide lower level engineers and technicians.

 

Qualifications

 

<span style="font-family:"Segoe UI Semilight",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">• Experienced engineer with 5+ years of career experience and a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering. Or 3+ years of career experience and a Master's degree.  Or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Knowledge of vehicle wiring systems.

<span style="font-family:"Segoe UI Semilight",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">• Experience in hydraulics and hydrostatic drive system design required.

<span style="font-family:"Segoe UI Semilight",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">• Ability to apply design theory and methodology.

<span style="font-family:"Segoe UI Semilight",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">• Knowledge of manufacturing techniques is preferred.

<span style="font-family:"Segoe UI Semilight",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">• Well developed problem analysis and problem solving techniques.

<span style="font-family:"Segoe UI Semilight",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">• Proficiency with SolidWorks and Microsoft Word/Excel

<span style="font-family:"Segoe UI Semilight",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">• Team player who is self-motivated, and as the ability to work with minimal supervision.

<span style="font-family:"Segoe UI Semilight",sans-serif"><span style="font-family:"Verdana",sans-serif">• Ability to communicate effectively with team and leadership.

 

DOT is an EO employer - M/F/Disabled.


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