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Project Engineer

Date: Aug 10, 2022

Location: Hesston, KS, US

Company: AGCO

The engineering team at AGCO has an immediate opening for a Project Engineer.  The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and integrating mechanical systems for agricultural machinery, and will be part of a small, high-performing team.  Along with owning the design of a project, the candidate will also be strongly encouraged to follow the application through real world situations to further industrialize the product to the market viable solution.


What You Will Do

  • Complete assigned design work to meet design specifications and project schedules according to AGCO defined programs.
  • Participate in a fast-paced design and project team with the ability to work on multiple project simultaneously.
  • Ability to draft engineering prints on newly designed parts, revised parts, and assemblies
  • Organize and facilitate design reviews with local and global cross functional teams to ensure alignment.
  • Collaborate with manufacturing teams to improve manufacturability of product designs.
  • Collaborate with outside vendors to facilitate purchased parts and outside design collaboration.
  • Capability to troubleshoot issues that arise in the field during testing and think out-side-the-box to implement creative decisions.
  • Responsible for configuration and design variations of products.
  • Hands on approach, design and fit-up of components as needed.
  • Must be able to travel as necessary in U.S. and internationally, if needed.

What You Will Bring

  • BS in Mechanical or Agricultural Engineering, or a related technical field required.
  • 0-5 years design experience in design engineering, implementation, testing and validating of component/product designs is a strong plus.

A Plus If You Have

  • Proficiency using CREO, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word.
  • Demonstrated strong design abilities, with hands on capabilities.
  • Farming background or experience with agricultural and/or construction equipment, specifically hay equipment, is a strong plus.
  • Strong communication skills to convey results, root cause analysis, processes/approaches to a variety of internal or external audiences.
  • Experience with sheet metal design principles and application in CAD modeling is a strong plus
  • Familiar with hydraulics , especially on mobile equipment, is a strong plus
  • Familiar with power transfer design and application, e.g., belts, chains, gear trains, drives, etc.
  • Familiar with bolted and welded joints as a part of a whole system
  • Familiar with FEA and other engineering design simulation processes


AGCO 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.

What we offer

  • 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

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