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Test Technician

Company: CLAAS Omaha Inc. 
Location: Omaha 
Start Date: 10/01/2024 
Professional Level: Professionals 
Key Area: Research & Development 




Become part of a thriving, international organization that employs over 11,000 people in 140 countries worldwide. For over 100 years, CLAAS has contributed to feeding the world. CLAAS Omaha is the assembly site for North America’s LEXION combines and home to a team spearheading combine and harvesting machinery development.

Your role on our team:

The Test Technician conducts tests and validation (functional test and durability test) of CLAAS products in North America and internationally.


  • Responsible for conducting assigned field and lab test activities.
  • Fabricates 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 with a verifiably safe driving history and passport is required

  • Extensive stays of 1-3 weeks may be required in support of test and harvest activities.  During these times, 1 to 2 weekends away from home at a time is possible.

Your profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering, Mechanized Systems Management, or equivalent, preferred. 
  • Entry level position (0-3) years’ experience.
  • Familiar 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 an Interstate CDL.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and handle a high volume workload in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to detail.

Full Time Benefits Package Includes:

  • Premium free health, vision, short-term disability, and long-term disability;
  • Competitive rate dental plans;
  • Competitive paid time off;
  • 401(k) with a generous company match;
  • Retirement Readiness Program;
  • Company-Paid Life Insurance;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts;
  • Dependent Care Resources Program;
  • Tuition Reimbursement;
  • Employee Assistance Program, including mental health;
  • Wellness Programs including weight loss, diabetes management, and high blood pressure management;
  • Legal & Financial Services;
  • Fun & Safe Environment


We look forward to your application.

Your contact from our CLAAS Recruiting Team


Michelle Schefcik

CLAAS Omaha Inc.


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