Design Engineer

Date:  Nov 27, 2023

Hesston, KS, US

Workplace Type:  Onsite

AGCO, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions, has an exciting career opportunity for a Design Engineer to join our Large Square Baler Team in Hesston, KS. This Design Engineer position will report to the Module Lead Engineer, Large Square Balers.  The purpose of this position is to perform product design initiatives. 

What Will You Do? 

  • Develop and implement design concepts for the Large Square Baler products. 

  • Organize and facilitate design reviews with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment of design changes. 

  • Collaborate with manufacturing teams to improve manufacturability of product designs.  

  • Provide support of new designs for lab and field validation, of issues resolution. 

  • Responsible for configuration and design variations of current products.  

  • Hands-on approach, design, and fit-up of components onto designated products. 

  • Must be able to travel as necessary in U.S. and internationally, if needed. 


Basic Qualifications: 

  • BS in Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering, or a related technical field required. 

  • 3-5 years of design experience in engineering, with implementation, testing, and validating of component/product designs. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Design 3-D models using Creo software 

  • Proficiency using Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word 

  • Strong design ability, with hands-on capabilities. 

  • Experience with Agriculture Harvesting Equipment 

  • Must be very detail-oriented with a high standard of Quality 

  • Ability to work in a diverse and dynamic working environment 

  • Good mechanical aptitude with the ability to develop product improvements 

  • Ability to work either independently or in a team setting demonstrating a positive work attitude 




  • Only 35 minutes from Wichita, Hesston is where industry, recreation, and families blossom, offering many amenities in a larger city but in a small-town atmosphere. Hesston’s appeal goes nationwide; more than a third of the residents hail from outside the Kansas state lines. 

  • Benefits 

  • AGCO offers competitive benefits including options and choices to fit your needs such as medical, dental, prescription drug, life and accident insurance, long and short-term disability, matching 401k plan, employee assistance program, and discounted home and auto insurance. 

  • Why AGCO? 

  • AGCO works tirelessly to help make today's farms more productive and profitable. As the world of agriculture changes, so do we. We do it for the farmers. For the people working for them. For ourselves. In the future.  At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own.  As a Fortune 500 company and one of the global leaders in agricultural equipment manufacturing, we have an extensive network of approximately 3,000 dealers and serve more than 140 countries.  We are celebrating our 26th year in business and pride ourselves on competitive relocation and employee benefit packages.  Our collection of brands is a large part of what makes AGCO so unique. Our brands are powerful and modern. They're well-known brands like Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson, and Valtra. They are the ones that the world looks to each and every day. 

  • Join AGCO, become part of a diverse team, and grow your career in ways you never imagined. It’s time to embrace your infinite possibilities!  

  • AGCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer 


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