Product Evaluation Engineer

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Job Title: Product Evaluation Engineer
Location: Brodhead, WI, Midwest United States, USA

Company: Kuhn North America, Inc.
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Equipment, Manufacturing and Technical
Career Type: Engineering
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: 2
Salary: Negotiable
Job Description:

The Product Evaluation Engineer performs various product performance evaluation and testing activities, including Kuhn/Kuhn Knight products, competitive product benchmarking and new R& D projects. 



  • Understand complete Kuhn Knight & Kuhn product lines

  • Assist in developing designs that are innovative, high quality, reliable, cost effective to manufacture and meet or exceed customer requirements.

  • Accurate and usable reports in a timely manner

  • Treat people fairly

  • Helpful and favorable image of the Company

  • Confidentiality of Company information

  • Continuously improve systems


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Set up, adjust and operate test equipment to accurately evaluate Kuhn Knight and Kuhn product performance utilizing prepared test plans.Document test results and other significant data.

  • Responsible for development of product testing parameters, evaluation procedures, and timelines with input from sales and marketing, engineering, and custom fabrication.

  • Produce and distribute test reports to proper engineering, product support and sales and marketing team members, including relevant statistical data, as well as, commentary describing the nature of the problem and potential solutions.

  • Investigate/test solutions to improve current products and document field fix instructions.

  • Assist design engineers in implementation of new designs, design changes, and design upgrades based on information derived from the test group.

  • Test or solicit performance information on competitive equipment and document results for engineering and sales and marketing personnel.

  • Coordinate testing activities with customer locations, considering customer needs and accommodations.

  • Assist the customer service and manufacturing departments with investigation of product problems.

  • Participate in the product evaluation team process to continually improve the quality of our testing and product development processes.Continually strive to find better ways to complete tasks and be the best in the industry.

  • Maintain work area in a clean and orderly fashion and conform to quality and safety procedures.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Education and/or Experience A bachelor s degree in agricultural or mechanical engineering is required. Extensive knowledge of material spreading, mixing and hay tool technology is preferred. Knowledge and experience in the areas of farm equipment engineering, testing, mechanics/repair, electricity, hydraulics, and welding is also preferred.

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Job Post Date: 05/10/24
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