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Product Specialist, Smart AG Engineering

Date: Dec 29, 2021

Location: Hesston, KS, US

Company: AGCO

Product Specialist, Smart AG Engineering


Who We Are Looking For:

The engineering team at AGCO in Hesston, KS has an immediate opening for a Mechatronics Project Engineer.  The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and integrating mechatronic systems for agricultural machinery, and will be part of a small, high-performing team. 


 What You Will Do:

  • Familiarity with electronics and software systems
    • A good understanding of circuit design for 12 volt systems on mobile machinery
    • Ability to read and understand wiring diagrams
    • Ability to specify new electrical components for mobile machinery such as sensors, controllers, and actuators
    • Ability to generate requirements, understand, and interact with software written in C++, Python, Perl, C, Simulink, or other common languages for embedded systems
    • Experience with data analytics, regression modeling, or algorithm development a strong plus
    • Experience with robotics or agricultural mechatronic systems strongly desired
    • Experience with J1939 CAN, ISO 11783, Ethernet, LoRa and/or other network communications strongly desired
    • Familiarity with IoT concepts and systems is a strong plus
    • Experience with CAD modeling tools, such as Creo, is a strong plus
    • Experience with farm machinery, specifically hay equipment, is a strong plus
  • Communication
    • Proficient in written and oral communication
    • Capable of working effectively with cross functional engineering teams, product service, manufacturing, purchasing, and other internal groups
  • Customer Focus
    • Ability to interact with farmers in a beta test environment to gather relevant feedback
    • Desire to improve farmers’ efficiency and profitability through the adoption of new technology
  • Teamwork
    • Ability to function effectively as a member of a small, high-output team
    • Ability and willingness to innovate given limited direction and contribute beyond your direct area of responsibility
  • Attitude
    • Solid decision making skills, and the ability to make decisions with limited direction
    • A desire to participate in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a high degree of freedom for innovation

 What You Will Bring:

    • Education
      • B.S. in engineering, computer science, or other relevant technical field

What We Offer:

      • Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit while helping us create innovative technologies and a positive impact that helps feed the world’s nearly 8 billion people. From the day you decide to join AGCO, we want to engage and excite you and we’re clear on where we want to go as a business and we trust you to help us there.    Whether you want to learn a new skill or you aspire to do something different, we can help you develop the skills you need to take your career - and our business - to the next level.
        We also invite you to “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…



      • Willingness to travel when required.


Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities 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.



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.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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