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Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Nov 26, 2021

Location: Assumption, IL, US

Company: AGCO

At AGCO, we believe that when our employees succeed, our business succeeds. It’s a people philosophy that we believe and invest in.  We make sure all of our employees – in every function, every geography and at every level – have the tools they need to be successful and take charge of their career. Because when our people grow, our business grows. Every day. Every way.

Our Operations team has an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer candidate out of Asssumption, IL.


Your Impact:

  • Develop and implement industry leading processes focused on Lean manufacturing principles and leading technology within GSI North America.  To include modeling systems for capacity, capability and cost analysis
  • Manage process improvement projects to optimize  overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) attainment and eliminate waste
  • Develop North America technology roadmaps and standardization of equipment and processes


  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or related field preferred
  • Advanced knowledge in the development of standardized production processes and Lean management principles
  • Five years equipment manufacturing experience  (product engineering experience preferred)
  • In-depth knowledge of Engineering documentation and MRP systems
  • Comprehensive experience and knowledge of Product Manufacturing, Design, and Engineering in metal industry
  • Proven track record in project management and structures to support
  • Able to identify, analyze in a structured way and find practical solutions to ongoing process issues.
  • Proven ability to oversee / manage multiple complex projects
  • Have the capacity to convert functional process specifications into pilot and industrialized equipment to meet needs
  • Effective oral and written English communication skills

Safety Responsibilities

  • Comply with all safety rules, policies and procedures.
  • Report any unsafe practices and/or conditions to their supervisor.
  • Wear required personal protective equipment (PPE) and report any defective PPE.
  • Report all near-misses, incidents, injuries, illnesses, including mobile equipment or property damage.
  • Participate in the site Safety and Health Program.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no direct reports.

Work Environment

This job generally operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions in the work environment. The noise level in the work environment can be loud.

Physical Demands

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit; stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; and reach with hands or arms. The position is subject to lifting objects weighing over 25 pounds occasionally.

The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus.


Additional Details

Minimal travel is anticipated for this position.

AGCO offers competitive benefits including options and choices that fit your life including: medical, dental, vision, life and accident insurance, long and short term disability, a 401k match, employee assistance program, and discounted home and auto insurance.

A World of Opportunities

Our AGCO family lives in many places around the world with manufacturing, sales and administrative sites spanning the globe: from Finland to China, the US to Germany, France to Brazil. We are a team of more than 20,000 employees in over 35 countries. As a company, we benefit from the perspective, experience and ideas that come from our naturally diverse team. Our strong, modern brands, such as Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson and Valtra, meet a wide variety of farmer needs and are well-known around the world. 

Join us as we bring agriculture into the future. Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit to help us create innovative technologies and a positive impact that helps feed the world’s nearly 8 billion people!

AAP/EEO Statement

GSI is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of inappropriate or unlawful conduct on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or other protected group status as provided by law.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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