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Quality Engineer - Backshops

Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Hesston, KS, US

Company: AGCO

Quality Engineer


Who We Are Looking For

AGCO, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions, has an exciting career opportunity for a Quality Engineer to join our team in Hesston, KS. The Quality Engineer will work with Design and Manufacturing teams on new product design and development. They will understand and eliminate risk to our customers. They will also understand quality issues from previous and new designs, work with validation to ensure identified issues are corrected and validated, use PFMEAs, inspection plans, and control plans. Help develop testing tools and standards.


What You Will Do  

  • Works with design and validation team to evaluate and communicate risk
  • Responsible for Quality aspects of the APQP process
  • Evaluation or risk in new products based on Design risks, manufacturing risks, and previous warranty information
  • Team member in building reliability improvement.
  • Creation or control plans and inspection plans, creation and updating of testing plans and criteria
  • Supervises Manufacturing Bill Of Materials review
  • Voice-of-the-Customer: Responsible for transfer of field insights to definition of specifications and requirements for new product development.
  • Manufacturing Feasibility Study: team member, perform quality related aspects together with quality engineers build
  • Process FMEA: team member, forms interface to NPI-project in case of necessary design measures to reduce quality defect risks
  • Key Product & Process Characteristics – KCC&KSP – control plan – work instructions: is responsible for supervision of KCC&KSP definition, control plans and quality relevant aspects in work instructions, in collaboration with quality engineers build
  • Support Prototype Builds: team member, forms interface to NPI-project for required design measures
  • Error and Mistake Proofing: managing in collaboration with quality engineers build
  • Evidence of Product Specification & Test Completion / run at rate demonstration: responsible, select and witness the measurement of specific product and/or process characteristics. Attends run at rate tests
  • Develop Manufacturing KPI Metrics: contributes to definition, signification involvement in definition of quality related KPI´s
  • Manufacturing OK to Produce Criteria: responsible for definition, verification, initiation of counter measures if required, tracking of measure implementation, escalation if required


What You Will Bring

  • Four-year college degree in Quality Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Technology or other degree with equivalent NPI experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in product design processes in a manufacturing industry.


Area of Impact

  •  Future field quality KPI´s, customer satisfaction – product design according to customer expectations
  • Production and supply KPI – design-for-manufacturing, reduction of non-conformance efforts
  • Key metrics of design – design schedule and development quality gates, in-time & in-budget development  


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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