BASIC PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF POSITION
Assembly, test and operate existing and prototype equipment for performance, durability, reliability customer-fitness-for-use, and dealer-install-time tests. Perform mechanical, electrical, and diagnostic work in the shop and assure a safe shop work environment. Understand customer uses and abuses of the Kubota products and adjust the products to be robust against the abuses.
This position does the following in accordance with all applicable Federal, State and local laws / regulations and the Companys policies, procedures and guidelines:
1.Assembles and operates equipment for performance and durability tests for product engineers according to the specs of the equipment (prototype and production units).
2.Prepares prototype machines for end-of-life destruction after testing. Prepares test report for engineering evaluation and approval.
3.Verifies installation instructions and manuals for technical information, ie. time, tools, methods. Ensures quality installation of parts on equipment to meet standard and compliance requirements and that each machine leaving the shop is 100% fit for use.
4.Prepares and paints equipment for marketing presentations and shows and provide technical support to Engineering, Advertising, Sales and Marketing Departments.
5.Coordinates on a daily basis with the shop foreman with direction from engineering manager and product engineers.
6.Repairs and maintains shop tools and equipment.
7.Shares ideas regarding technology with colleagues and other departments. Strives to discover innovative ideas that improve the performance, durability and quality of products and implements. Demonstrates a commitment to improvement and willingness to learn and to be flexible with ideas.
EDUCATION, CERTIFICATIONS, AND TRAINING:
Technical school certificate, two year associates degree in technician skills, or equivalent training.
Four year engineering technologist Bachelors Degree is a large plus.
SKILLS AND BACKGROUND:
Operation of heavy equipment, off-road mobile machinery, independent mechanic work and tool ability.
Experience with loading and rigging trailers.
Evaluating equipment and manuals.
Critical thinking and electrical/mechanical analysis techniques.
Experience in 2-3 of these areas: welding, carpentry, steel fabrication, truck driving, diagnostics, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, reading drawings.
Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Basic computer operation including email and Microsoft office.
Must be able to travel.
Experis is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA)