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Sr. Project Electrical Engineer - Seeding and Tillage Job

Date: Nov 28, 2020

Location: Hesston, KS, US

Company: AGCO

AGCO, Hesston is looking to develop a new and agile team focused on innovative technology and automation for Seeding and Tillage. The Senior Project Electrical Engineer for this team will be part of the entire process from concept development, design, testing and completing the process into production.  We are looking for candidates who are self-starters, willing to make decisions to ensure progress, and are passionate about helping design and deliver innovative solutions to help farmers feed the world.



  • Design and develop electrical systems and interfaces including wire harness and electrical component CAD models, and drawings
  • Develop and maintain multiple-product schematic  
  • Facilitate the coordination of design
  • Present project milestones
  • Support purchasing, quality, manufacturing, and technical publications activities
  • Support vendors
  • Facilitate the coordination of issue reporting/resolution
  • Adhere to swift schedules
  • Ensure project timeline is met and project stays within budget



  • Solid understanding of electronics, electrical circuits, schematics and wire harnesses
  • Subject matter expertise of CAD (Creo, Catia, SolidWorks, etc)
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Agriculture knowledge, preferably Seeding and Tillage
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to address and resolve issues in an objective, fact-based, professional fashion
  • Motivated self-starter who can relate well to a diverse multidiscipline development team
  • Critical thought into decision-making, with minimal oversite



  • PTC Creo, including the Creo cabling module
  • Zucken E3 or equivalent schematic generation software
  • J1939 CAN bus architecture
  • Harvesting equipment
  • Design of mechanical, hydraulic, and other electrical system interfaces
  • Webex or online meeting software



  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • 5-10 years related experience

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.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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