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Project Engineer Job

Date: Apr 7, 2021

Location: Jackson, MN, US

Company: AGCO


AGCO is currently seeking a Project Engineer to join our Design Engineering team in Jackson, MN. The Project Engineer will lead cross functional Engineering teams on the development of new Application Products to improve and expand the portfolio offered by AGCO. Additionally, the Project Engineer will represent the Design Engineering team in interdepartmental projects as well as ensure timely delivery on identified metrics and deadlines.


Responsibilities of the Project Engineer:

  • 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


About Jackson

Nestled in a valley of the Des Moines River, the Jackson plant is a cornerstone of the community. Continually growing, the state-of-the-art plant recently saw a 75,000 square-foot expansion of the manufacturing facility and will continue to expand even more to include a state-of-the-art equipment testing station. With 17 parks within driving distance, the opportunities to enjoy the outdoors are endless.



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.



At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own.  As a Fortune 500 company and one of the global leaders in agricultural equipment manufacturing, we have an extensive network of approximately 3,000 dealers and serve more than 140 countries. We are celebrating our 26th year in business, and pride ourselves on competitive relocation and employee benefit packages. While headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, AGCO has manufacturing facilities all over the world creating and distributing their full-line of products, including Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson, and Valtra. 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.

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