Engineer II – Research and Development

Pella, Iowa

  Machine Learning


Our Manufacturing client is committed to providing essential support to customers globally engaged in vital endeavors. Fueled by innovation, the company manufactures state-of-the-art equipment designed to oversee natural resources, foster community connections and sustain life.

They are hiring an R&D Engineer to join the team onsite in Iowa, responsible for analyzing, designing, developing and testing proof of concepts for stakeholder evaluation. The successful candidate will thrive in a dynamic, hands-on team setting, utilizing creativity to address both expressed and unexpressed customer requirements.


  • As an R&D Engineer, you will be responsible to develop and design financially viable solutions for the agricultural and construction sector. 

  • You will identify both stated and unstated requirements of international customers through thorough research and on-site observation. 

  • Generate and assess proof of concepts to substantiate ideas for stakeholder assessment. 

  • Offer technical guidance to less-experienced engineers. 

  • Illustrate product requirements to team members, customers, or dealers to enhance product definition. 

  • Cultivate relationships with dealers and stakeholders to investigate undisclosed needs and conduct field validation.


  • Eight years of experience with a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural, Computer, Mechanical Engineering or similar. 

  • Expertise in Solidworks or a comparable CAD tool.

  • Proficient in C++, Python, and Mathlab, with a preference for proficiency.

  • Skill in Design of Experiment is preferred.

  • Competence in gathering and assessing data logs.

  • Familiarity with robotics, perception sensors  and control system theory.

  • Understanding of product development processes for the successful launch of high-performance products.

  • Capable of operating, testing, and troubleshooting mobile equipment.

  • Knowledgeable in areas such as customer satisfaction, machine manufacturing, hydraulics systems, and electrical systems.

If this sounds like the role for you, apply now in the link below or email your resume directly to for consideration.