Design Engineer (Planters)

Date: May 24, 2023

Location: Ibiruba, RS, BR Canoas, RS, BR Passo Fundo, RS, BR

Company: AGCO

Who we are?
We are a global leader and trusted partner focused on developing, manufacturing and distributing agricultural solutions with our brands Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra®, powered by Fuse® and Precision Planting® smart agricultural solutions.
Our purpose is to offer farmer-focused solutions to sustainably feed our world. Our core values of transparency, respect, responsibility, integrity and team spirit underpin our work, how we interact with each other and what strategies we employ to fulfill our mission. Our core values are the practices we use daily in everything we do.
If the world of agriculture changes, so do we. With courage. We do this for the farmers. For the people who work for them. For us. For the future.
Join us and experience our platform of global diversity and entrepreneurial spirit as you help us create innovative technologies and positively impact the food of nearly 8 billion people worldwide.
What we are looking for:
The purpose of this job is to act as project leader in the design and development of complex major engineering projects, related to planters, for release to production in a manner to ensure products provide superior performance, durability, quality and serviceability.
What are you going to do:

  • Prepare the concept, design, development, and feasibility studies of engineering projects related to new planter projects;
  • Delegate portions of the project to other engineers and lead the design, analysis and computer simulation efforts;
  • Prepare development plans and be responsible for meeting scheduled dates;
  • Coordinate product testing;
  • Evaluate, define and solve design and manufacturing problems;
  • Use technical expertise and product knowledge to play a leadership role in the problem solving process when interfacing with test, service, factory, suppliers, and consultants;
  • Keep abreast of the latest technological advances, prepare design concepts and develop unique product design features that the company often patents to gain competitive advantage;
  • Travel (local and global), to contact suppliers, production plants, dealerships, customer job sites and field test locations related to the development of engineering projects.

What do you need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree: Mechanical, Mechatronics, Electrical/Electronic or Production Engineering; 
  • Large experience in product development (desirable knowledge of agricultural products in particular planters); 
  • Experience with GD&T, DFMEA 4th, DVP&R, CAD Software (desirable ProE); 
  • Advanced English; 
  • Desirable knowledge in FEA, PMP & DFMA (design for manufacturing and assembly);
  • Availability to live in Ibirubá/RS, Canoas/RS, Passo Fundo/RS or nearby.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion:
Our vacancies are for everyone. We recognize the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion in our work environment. We consider diversity as a power to leverage creativity and innovation. We work on equity to ensure that all people have fair conditions to be and evolve. Likewise, we invest in promoting an inclusive environment as a key to increasing team satisfaction and generating more business success.
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Apply and come feed the world with us!

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