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Quality Engineer Job

Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Hesston, KS, US

Company: AGCO

Job Summary

Develops and implements quality assurance standards, processes and controls.  Develops methods for inspection, testing, sampling, and training.  Evaluates production capabilities and recommends improvements.  Provides quality assurance support to ensure that the products produced are manufactured in accordance to the specifications and requirements as defined by the customer and/or company.  Respond to Customer identified issues and assist in maintaining the Quality Management System.


What Will You 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 after careful review of print tolerances and geometric tolerances
  • 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
     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  
    Required Qualifications:
  • 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.

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.

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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