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Quality Technician

Date: Jul 30, 2022

Location: Morton, IL, US

Company: AGCO


Quality Technician


Precision Planting is an innovative company that is changing the agriculture industry in remarkable ways. In only twenty years, we have helped redefine agriculture in the US and globally. Our products make growers more productive, increase yields, current agricultural practices more sustainable, and reduce the costs to feed a growing world. Precision Planting is growing rapidly and has many new products and business opportunities it is pursuing to continue that growth. We are entrepreneurial in our DNA, fast-paced in our actions, and value hard work, innovative thinking, open communications, and teamwork. If you share these values, then we might be the right place for you to contribute, grow and succeed in your career.


Job Responsibilities


  • Communicate with OEM customer contacts on quality related items including product changes and issue responses.  Collaborate with internal groups to gather information to develop responses.
  • Prepare and submit PPAP documents and samples according to customer requirements and timelines. Update and maintain the documentation throughout the life of associated parts.
  • Investigate product quality issues stemming from customer complaints or known issues and coordinate product containment activities.  Work with internal teams to determine the root causes of valid issues.
  • Facilitate and manage investigations and corrective action plans with suppliers or internally and escalate to resolution when needed.  Complete follow up to verify that effective corrective action is taken.
  • Coordinate return of products related to customer complaints.  Evaluate and test returns to verify complaints.  Work with internal teams to support resolution of valid product issues. 
  • Develop/maintain inspection and test plans pertaining to evaluation of customer returns.
  • Create summaries using various data sources to identify product areas needing improvement and effectiveness of corrective actions implemented.
  • Create and provide various documentation in both internal and external (customer) systems for PPAP, inspection, non-conformance, and corrective action related activities.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Technology, related technical field, or equivalent education and experience.
  • Minimum 1 year of quality engineering experience in a manufacturing or production environment.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills. Ability to productively interface with team members, vendors, and customers.
  • Effective communication abilities including oral and written.
  • Strong data analysis and reporting skills.
  • Understanding and interpretation of engineering drawings & specifications.
  • Experience using quality tools and methodologies such as root cause analysis, 8D, SPC, FMEA, PPAP, etc.
  • Experience with metrology equipment and various inspection methods.
  • Established organizational and time management skills.
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite as well as the Google equivalents.

AGCO is an equal opportunity employer

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