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Team Lead, Engineering / Product Owner - Specialty

Date: Sep 14, 2022

Location: Omaha, NE, US

Company: AGCO

Who We Are Looking For:

The AGCO Grain & Protein team in Omaha, NE has an immediate opening for an Engineering Team Lead for the Specialty team. In this role you will lead a group of engineers to deliver Engineer to Order (ETO) tasks as well as New Product Development (NPD) tasks to meet customer needs while simultaneously supporting the operations team. The successful candidate will also be Product Owner for the various specialty products and will be responsible for helping to create and articulate the product vision, and then bringing that vision to life.


What You Will Do:

  • Organize, manage, and prioritize tasks from various sources so the specialty engineering team has a clear understanding of what needs to be done and when
  • Facilitate communication and resolve impediments with key stakeholder on behalf of the team
  • Foster an engaging team environment characterized by transparency and collaboration
  • Develop team members through coaching and mentorship and drive performance through goal setting, one-on-one meetings, and performance reviews
  • Develop, document, and maintain standards for design, drafting, and other engineering processes
  • Represent the customer needs as a single voice to the team by engaging customers, dealers, and the Product Management team
  • Lead communication with technical teams and other managers to determine the business value of proposed features and products in comparison to anticipated costs
  • Prepare product launches in conjunction with Product Management


What You Will Bring:

  • BS in Mechanical, Structural, or Agricultural Engineering, or a related technical field
  • 5+ years of experience of design/product engineering  
  • Strong communication, organization, and presentation skills
  • Strong Windows and Microsoft Office skills (Outlook, Teams, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Strong project management skills, including building project schedules, resourcing, tracking, and reporting status
  • Strong time and task management and creative problem solving skills
  • Understanding of mechanical design and engineering best practices, utilizing 3D modeling for various materials and manufacturing processes
  • Desire to work in a deadline oriented, fast paced, and flexible environment
  • Desire to work in a team setting, demonstrating a positive work attitude
  • Proven, strong work ethic
  • Willingness to travel when required


Plus If You Have:

  • Experience leading a team of engineers
  • Knowledge of regulatory bodies such as FGIS, NOPA, NTEP, etc.
  • In-depth understanding of agricultural products and systems, specifically structural products


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

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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