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Design Engineer

Date: Jan 12, 2023

Location: Beloit, KS, US

Company: AGCO

Technical Design Engineer will be responsible for designing and developing complex major engineering Planters and Seeders projects for release to production, ensuring industry leading customer satisfaction, through superior performance, durability, quality and serviceability. Having the Farmer First mindset, focusing on exceeding farmer expectations, delivering the best return on investment for the customer, will prepare concepts, designs and feasibility studies of complex engineering systems.

Prepares development plans and is responsible for meeting scheduled dates. Acts as the development team leader by interacting with manufacturing locations and cross functional departments. Conducts technical evaluation of major systems on competitive products.   Evaluates, defines and resolves design and manufacturing problems.  Travels to foreign and domestic plants, dealerships, and customers to solve design problems and to evaluate product improvements.  Uses technical expertise and product knowledge to play leadership role in the problem resolution process when interfacing with Test, Service, Plant personnel, suppliers, and consultants. Keeps abreast of latest technological advancements in order to create unique product design features, often resulting on patents to gain competitive advantage. Will be part of a strong and collaborative team, focused on delivering the best products for the farmers.

 

Summary of Responsibilities:
The purpose of this job is to participate in the design and development of new product concepts and complex engineering projects for release to production in a manner to ensure products provide superior performance, durability, quality, and serviceability.

Summary of Duties:
•Emphasis of this position is on creating moderately complex hydraulic systems or engine installation  designs to incorporate into the development of new engineering projects.
•Prepares concept, design, development, and feasibility studies of complex engineering projects.
•Accurately makes design calculations, decisions and performs the necessary analysis, comparisons, and computer simulations.
•Prepares development plans and is responsible for meeting scheduled dates.
•Coordinates product tests on current and prototype build designs.
•Evaluates, defines and resolves design and manufacturing problems.
•Uses technical expertise and product knowledge to play the leadership role in the problem resolution process when interfacing with Test, Service, Plant personnel, suppliers, and consultants.
•Keeps abreast of latest technological advancements and prepares design concepts and develops unique product design features the Company often patents to gain competitive advantage.
•Travels worldwide to suppliers, production plants, dealerships, customer job sites and field test locations related to the development of engineering projects and problem resolution.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certifications:
•Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from a 4 year accredited school.


Experience:
• Required experience using 3D modeling.

• Required knowledge of Off High Way equipment design.

•Required knowledge of GD&T and Drawing creation.

•Required 2 years experience using MS Excel, Outlook, and Word applications.

 

Required Skills:
•Requires strong leadership ability and good communication skills.
•Requires 2 years of mechanical design aptitude developing product concepts.
•Ability to work in a team setting and demonstrate a positive work attitude.


Special Job Dimensions:
•Minimal travel may be required on an as-needed basis (Less than 25% predicted)

AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural engineering with a portfolio of exciting international brands which deliver solutions to farmers in 140 countries through a full line offer from tractors and combine harvesters to protein production systems and smart farming software solutions – to an environment where the future is happening now. Join us as we bring agriculture into the future.


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