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ME Controls Technician Job

Date: Jul 27, 2019

Location: Hesston, KS, US

Company: AGCO

AGCO, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions, has an exciting career opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer Controls Technician to join our team in Hesston, KS.  The Manufacturing Engineer Controls Technician will report to the Senior Manager Operations.  The ME Controls Technician will play a critical role in ensuring the continuous operation of our paint system, working as part of a team to troubleshoot, monitor, and fix the system as needed.   We are able to provide on the job training and are open to hiring entry level candidates who are seeking to start their career working with manufacturing system PLCs and has the ability to work 2nd shift (2:30 pm to 10:00 pm) as well as some Saturdays.

What Will You Do?

  • Monitor control functions within paint system
  • Fix logistical / control errors within the paint system as required
  • Respond to service calls and trouble shoot any equipment issues



Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent with 3+ years of experience working with PLCs (programmable logic controllers)


  • Associates Degree with 1+ years of technical work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer understanding of Allen Bradley and Siemens control systems
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Understanding of PLC logic
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to work a flex work shift in order to utilize system down time for program run off/correction
  • Ability to travel as required for training
  • Good communication skills

About Hesston:

Only 35 minutes from Wichita, Hesston is a place where industry, recreation, and family’s blossom, offering many amenities found 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.


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.


AGCO works tirelessly to help make today's farms more productive and more profitable. As the world of agriculture changes, so do we. Brazenly. We do it for the farmers. For the people working for them. For ourselves. For 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 Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson and Valtra. They are the ones that the world looks to each and every day.

Join AGCO and 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.


Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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