Test Technician – COOP
NOTE: This COOP (internship) will run 6 months – from May 2018 – December 2018Job PurposeThe Test Technician Intern conducts tests and validation (functional test and durability test) of CLAAS products in North America and Canada.Main Accountabilities and Essential FunctionsAssists with conducting assigned field and lab test activities.Designs and builds 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 requiredExtensive stays of 1-3 weeks may be required in support of test and harvest activities. During these times, 1 to 2 weekends in the field is possible. Additional FunctionsConducts 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 RequirementsStudent working toward Bachelor s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Mechanized Systems Management, or equivalent focus. Experience RequirementsFamiliar 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.Apply for this job.