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Engineering Test Technician

CLAAS Omaha Omaha, NE


$5,000 gross Sign on Bonus / Premium Free Health Benefits / Amazing Culture

The Test Technician conducts tests and validation (functional test and durability test) of CLAAS products in North America and internationally.

Main Accountabilities and Essential Functions

  • Responsible for conducting assigned field and lab test activities.
  • Fabricates test parts and/or entire harvest machines in workshop.
  • Performs instrumented tests in lab and in the field.
  • Presents test results to Engineering group using both written and verbal communication.
  • Adheres to established company values, practices, policies and procedures at all times. Follows and supports compliance with all applicable safety rules, laws, regulations and standards. 
  • Demonstrates regular and punctual attendance at the assigned work location. 

Note:   This position includes extensive travel – during harvest expect 80% - 100% travel; valid driver’s license and passport is required

  1. Extensive stays of 1-3 weeks may be required in support of test and harvest activities.  During these times, 1 to 2 weekends away from home at a time is possible.


Additional Functions

  • Conducts technical exchange with other CLAAS Engineering groups.
  • Supports local content design and validation activities.
  • Other projects and / or duties as assigned by management.


Educational/Training Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Mechanized Systems Management, or equivalent. 


Experience Requirements

  • Entry level position (0-3) years’ experience.
  • Familiar with agricultural equipment and harvesting practices, farming background preferred.
  • Excellent time management and project management skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
  • Vehicle field and lab testing experience desirable; must have operational knowledge of prototype shop machine tools including welding.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent problem analysis and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain CDL.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and handle a high volume workload in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to detail.

Date Posted May 4, 2022
Date Closes June 3, 2022
Requisition 1401
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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