Product Engineer (Mechanical)


Role: Product Engineer (Mechanical)

Location: Phoenix, Arizona

JCA Technologies

JCA Technologies provides advanced technology solutions that optimize the operations of agricultural machines across many tasks and machine formats. Our expertise is in providing innovative precision agriculture and autonomous machine solutions for both integrated OEM solutions and retrofit product markets. We have built our expertise and technologies through solving agricultural implement control solutions that provide real value to farmers and have grown this to become leaders in the emerging area of autonomous agricultural machines. We apply a combination of our cutting-edge technologies, engineering expertise, and manufacturing capabilities to enable connected and autonomous capabilities within agricultural mobile machine systems for our customers. We are passionate about using technology to solve problems that are important to farmers and make a difference towards increasing food production for a growing population.

About the Role

Are you interested in working with a world leader in controls and automation of mobile machines to redefine the future of the agricultural industry?

We are seeking a motivated individual for a unique opportunity as a Product Engineering (Mechanical) for the development of mechanical systems of retrofit products that enable precision agriculture and autonomous capabilities for agricultural machines.

The candidate who fills this role will be involved in the development of advanced technology systems targeted that can be deployed as retrofit product to bring new capabilities to farmer’s existing equipment.  You will work as part of a cross-discipline engineering team in the product development process from the concept through deployment. Your focus area will be the development of the mechanical assemblies that integrate the product to the machine, this includes analysis, integration, and verification of components that make up the system including actuators, sensing systems, and controls components. The mechanical design will need consider functionality, robustness, ergonomics, and cost, to result in designs that bring the strongest value to end users.


  • Provide engineering and technical support for the design, development, and evaluation of mechanical assemblies of JCA retrofit products including requirements development, concept drawings, CAD modelling, drawing creation, DFM review, procurement and supplier support, and verification testing.
  • Document updates to designs and ensure that any changes are recorded and prepared in accordance with engineering change procedures.
  • Have the ability to manage tasks to meet technical requirements of assigned components, systems, and/or project(s).
  • Work within a multidisciplinary development team to provide mechanical design solutions and analysis solutions to meet design specifications.
  • Work with the engineering team to provide cost effective solutions to design challenges.
  • Support environmental and machine field testing with verification & validation team


  • University degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience of machine and/or product design experience with complex equipment and/or systems
  • Knowledge of mechanical components, hydraulic systems, or electro-mechanical systems
  • Knowledge of mechanical components suppliers and design processes for plastics (injected moulding, 3D printing) and metals (casting, machined, etc.)
  • Experience with a CAD system
  • Agricultural background with detailed knowledge of agricultural machinery is an asset
  • Excellent planning, organizational, and communication skills
  • The ability to effectively work as part of a cross-discipline project team and communicate status and progress of responsible tasks and objectives

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JCA is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and we encourage applications from all qualified candidates. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process.


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