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Intern, Engineering - Gold Harvest Design

Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Hesston, KS, US

Company: AGCO

AGCO, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions, has an exciting internship opportunity for an Intern to join our Gold Harvesting team in Hesston, KS. 


Summary of Responsibilities:

Work alongside a Field Validation Engineer to support the field testing of prototype equipment and building long term relationships with strategic customers.  Strong communication with design engineering personnel, equipment operators, farmers and other involved persons throughout the development process.  May also assist in Lab Validation, perform equipment updates or rebuilds and evaluation of competitive equipment (company or customer owned).



  • Maintain assigned equipment in good working condition and appearance
  • Ensure security of assigned equipment as required for validation process
  • Ability to make field modifications to prototypes independently or through instructions from design engineering group
  • Report accurate test observations, results, part failures, performance data, functional and reliability issues, and recommend improvements
  • Assist engineering personnel in identification and resolution of potential safety hazards
  • Inform engineering personnel of industry developments, trends and observations, based on interaction with cooperators


Basic Qualifications:

  • Pursuing a 4-year technical/bachelor’s degree from a 4-year accredited university with an emphasis in AG, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent field/technical experience in testing of AG or off-highway equipment
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 (4.0 scale)
  • Willingness to travel within the United States for 50-60% of the internship


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Agricultural experience/background
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to convey test results, root cause analysis, new strategies, processes/approaches to a variety of internal audiences
  • Experience troubleshooting including CAN-BUS systems, mechanical systems, and electrical systems


Benefits of being an AGCO Corporation Intern!

An internship is your first step as a student to experience and build your professional resume.  AGCO Corporation takes pride in supporting an internship program that provides college students with the opportunity to experience life in our farmer focused corporate world and make decisions that impact the products used to feed the world.  AGCO would like to highlight some of the benefits students will receive during their internship experience:

  • Competitive pay
  • Networking opportunities with AGCO interns
  • Networking opportunities with AGCO employees across various departments
  • Intern team building activities


This position pays between $20.00-$23.00/hour. Returning interns receive an additional $1 for each year they return.


What We Offer

GLOBAL DIVERSITY – Diversity means many things to us, different brands, cultures, nationalities, genders, generations – even variety in our roles. You make us unique!

ENTERPRISING SPIRIT- Every role adds value. We’re committed to helping you develop and grow to realize your potential.

POSITIVE IMPACT – Make it personal and help us feed the world.

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES - You can combine your love for technology with manufacturing excellence – and work alongside teams of people around the world who share your enthusiasm.

MAKE THE MOST OF YOU – Benefits include: health care and wellness plans, flexible and virtual work options (where available), 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, paid holidays and paid time off, flexible spending accounts, reimbursement for continuing education, company philanthropic programs, company perks programs, and much more…

Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.

AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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