Design Engineer
AGCO - Jackson, MN

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POSITION PURPOSE AND OBJECTIVES

The purpose of this job is to design and develop moderately complex product and component concepts for release to production in a manner to ensure superior performance durability reliability quality and serviceability to the worldwide marketplace.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conceives and provides practical and improved product design applications
  • Emphasis on conceiving moderately complex product designs and preparing design layouts by using a computer graphics system
  • Accurately makes design calculations decisions and does the necessary analysis and computer simulations.
  • Works closely with the Test Engineers and technicians plant personnel and suppliers regarding product design test and production schedule dates.
  • Provides guidance to Manufacturing Quality Purchasing Marketing Sales Service and other departments.
  • Responsible for design work from concept through production of products and projects.
TOOLS/EQUIPMENT/INFORMATION

  • Telephone • Calculator
  • Computer • Copy Machine
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Physical Involvement

  • Must be able to sit bend turn and maintain other related body postures frequently as necessary to perform job duties.
  • Must be able to visually utilize a computer and other office equipment to properly enter information as well as read documentation.
  • Must be able to perform repetitive hand and arm motions.
  • Must be able to prepare concise accurate written documents to communicate clearly with all levels of management and employees.
Mental Involvement

  • Must be able to work independently and make decisions that require initiative and judgment in order to effectively plan organize and complete various work assignments.
  • Must be capable of multi-step and sequential problem solving activities; these include the comparing analyzing and calculating data.
  • Must maintain continual visual and mental attention while operating personal computers and other office equipment.
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence.
  • Must be able to understand and communicate both verbally and in written form in English since instructions labels and other documents are in English.
  • Must be able to accept change and respond appropriately.
  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to travel as needed.
  • Must be flexible and willing to accept a variety of tasks as assigned.
Other

  • Must not present a direct threat or unreasonable risk to him/herself or others.
  • Must represent the Company in a positive manner to co-workers and outside personnel.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

The Design Engineer is responsible for his/her own work and does not supervise the work of others.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS

  • Attends departmental meetings as required.
  • Assists others in department as needed.
WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Work is performed within an office setting and within a warehouse/industrial setting.
  • Noise levels vary however there is no continuous exposure to hazardous noise levels.
  • Temperature and humidity are regulated while indoors.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Agricultural or related engineering discipline.
Experience:
  • 0-3 years of related experience.
Skills:
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong engineering skill sets
  • Willing worker in team-based environment
  • Basic knowledge sheet metal production practices helpful
  • Pro-E or similar 3-D CAD system experience
May travel to dealerships and some customer job sites to solve design problems and to field test locations to assist with the development of engineering projects.

This job description reflects the current assignment of essential functions and is not intended to be all-inclusive. Duties and responsibilities may be assigned or reassigned to the job at any time or for any reason.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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AGCO is a global leader focused on the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery. AGCO supports more productive farming...