RFA Engineering

RFA Engineering

  • Decatur, IL

  • Permanent

  • Full-time

RFA Engineering (www.rfamec.com) is seeking candidates to be part of our engineering team at our customer’s facility in Decatur, IL. As a member of our team, the selected candidate will work with our engineering staff and our customer’s staff to support the production of off-road equipment. Our customer’s facility is a world-class engineering and manufacturing center including full capability of machine design, simulation, prototyping manufacturing, and testing of entire vehicles.

This is a full time position with a full benefit package listed below, that is indefinite in duration with the opportunity of professional growth, direct hire by our customer, and additional opportunities within our own organization.

Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description

  • Establish routings, methods, processes, and layouts for assembly line
  • Provide costs, methods documentation, quality plans and labor standards for current/new products
  • Provide support and trouble shooting for current production
  • Investigate, gather and analyze data and implement solutions
  • Continuous improvements in cost, quality, safety and ergonomics
  • Develop and implement plans to support lean manufacturing
  • Improve material flow and material presentation
  • Prepare charts, graphs, and diagrams to illustrate workflow, routing, floor layouts, material handling, and machine utilization.
  • Lead team studies for capacity, energy, productivity and efficiency


  • Bachelors of Science in Engineering or Industrial Technology
  • Demonstrates a strong mechanical aptitude
  • Experience in a production environment working with cross functional teams
  • Experience in applying Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing tools and Lean Sigma Methodology. –
  • Knowledge of Root Cause Analysis
  • Problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of related work experience

Desired software experience

  • Microsoft Office
  • CAD Package (AutoCAD / Creo / Solidworks)
  • Database management

Why work for RFA?

RFA 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 Insurance
  • Supplemental Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Long-Term Disability
  • Short-term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account (Traditional 401k & Roth 401k)
  • Flexible Spending Plans for Medical Expenses and Dependent Care
  • Extra Time Bonuses
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Education Assistance

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