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Guidance Systems Engineer - GPS

Date Posted: 24-8-2010
Location: Ankeny, IA, USA
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OPPORTUNITY FACTS: Affordable, small town environment with easy access to the sports and culture offered by a large university. This company offers a casual work environment while still maintaining industry leadership!

POSITION DESCRIPTION: This position will be responsible for defining and implementing the company’s product direction for GPS and Vehicle Guidance products. Duties include:
• Performing market research and creating and maintaining requirements for documents on GPS and Guidance products;
• Working with suppliers to evaluate and test new features and products;
• Performing internal training of sales and technical support personnel on new features;
• Working with other product managers to coordinate GPS activities with other product activities;
• Maintaining an excellent knowledge base of competitive GPS and Guidance products.

EDUCATION: 4-year Mechanical Engineering degree required.

• 3+ years experience with good mechanical engineering technical background in GPS / Vehicle Guidance for Ag or Construction vehicles;
• Must have mainstream Ag or farming background through education, career or growing up working on a farm;
• Must have a strong aptitude for highly technical hardware systems;
• Must have strong communication, presentation and documentation skills;
• Must have excellent coordinating skills to work with vendors, users, OEM’s, etc.;
• Effective problem-solver who works well in a fast-paced environment;
• Project Management experience is a plus.
Salary: $70-100K


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