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Platform Project Engineer

Date: May 23, 2023

Location: Jackson, MN, US

Company: AGCO

Platform Project Engineer will be responsible for leading a NPI design engineering team. Having the Farmer First mindset, and focusing on exceeding farmer’s expectations, this role will lead a team responsible for the development of solutions for new product designs.  This will include working together with a cross functional team by partnering with Manufacturing, Quality, Purchasing and Suppliers to work on improvements for components optimization, utilizing design for manufacturability and assembly methodologies. Travels to foreign and domestic sites, dealers and customers to solve design problems and to evaluate product improvements. Using technical expertise and product knowledge to play leadership role in the problem resolution process when interfacing with test, service, plant personnel, suppliers, and consultants. The position reports directly to Platform Lead Engineer and is part of a strong and collaborative team, focused on delivering the best products for the farmers. 


Capable of performing these Responsibilities:

  • Lead Design Engineering project team using robust and consistent processes to achieve committed targets for projects
  • Develop multi-year project plans including schedules and budgets
  • Track project deliverables and expenses to ensure quality, financial, and time metrics are met
  • Coordinate use case analysis and new product specifications with the Design Engineering teams and align with cross functional departments
  • Conduct Design Engineering project control meetings and update project plans (schedule and budget estimates)
  • Compile and present periodic project status reports to interdepartmental teams and management team
  • Organize and facilitate Design Engineering design reviews as well as DFMEA sessions
  • Provide support with prototype builds, lab and field validation, and issues resolution
  • Coordinate the development of initial project Bill of Materials and validation requirements
  • Develop and Implement new processes to improve timing, quality and cost of NPI projects
  •  Communicate with Application Design Engineering sites in other countries to ensure global alignment


Required Qualifications of the Project Engineer:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working with agricultural or off highway equipment
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience working with new product introduction processes and tools


Preferred Qualifications of the Project Engineer:

  • Project Management Professional certification


Education of the Project Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering OR 10+ years of relevant experience




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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