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Job Description

Design Engineer (focus on freeform surface designs).

Date: June 16th, 2017

Location: Jackson, MN, US

Company: AGCO

AGCO is currently seeking a Design Engineer to join our Jackson, MN team. The Design Engineer will play a key part in designing and developing moderately complex cab and hood components and assemblies for release to production. The Design Engineer will ensure superior product performance, durability, reliability, quality, and serviceability to the worldwide marketplace.


Note: Relocation assistance to the Jackson area is available for this position.


Responsibilities of the Design Engineer:

  • Develop freeform surface components (ex. tractor hood or cab interior), and creating drawings and bill of materials (BOMs) for production.
  • Make design calculations, decisions, and do the necessary analysis and computer simulations via CREO.
  • Work closely with test engineers, technicians, plant personnel, and suppliers regarding product design, test, and production schedule dates
  • Provide guidance to multiple departments, including Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Quality, Purchasing, Marketing, Sales, as well as Customer Service

Required Qualifications of the Design Engineer:

  • 2+ years of design engineering experience is preferred but we are open to considering entry level candidates
  • Experience using 3D modeling software
  • Experience with freeform surface modeling.
  • Experience using 2D drafting and documentation software
  • Understanding of industrial manufacturing process
  • Ability to apply statics and strengths of Materials into design

 Preferred Qualifications of the Design Engineer:

  • Experience in the agricultural, construction or forestry industry or with agricultural or construction equipment
  • Experience with PTC Creo 2
  • Experience with GD&T
  • Experience with DFMEA
  • Experience with FEA software
  • Experience with rendering software
  • Experience with Windchill
  • Experience working with global cross functional teams on engineering projects

 Education of the Design Engineer:

Bachelor’s degree Agricultural, Mechanical Engineering or a related engineering degree is required



About AGCO

AGCO Corporation (AGCO) manufactures and distributes agricultural equipment and related replacement parts. AGCO sells a range of agricultural equipment, including tractors, combines, self-propelled sprayers, hay tools, forage equipment and implements, and a line of diesel engines. Its products are marketed under a number of brand names, including AGCO, Challenger, Fendt, Gleaner, Hesston, Massey Ferguson, RoGator, Spra-Coupe, Sunflower, Terra-Gator, Valtra and White Planters. AGCO distributes most of its products through a combination of approximately 3,000 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries. In addition, the Company provides retail financing in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland and Austria through its finance joint ventures with Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A. (Rabobank). On September 10, 2007, the Company acquired Industria Agricola Fortaleza Limitada (SFIL). (Source: 10-K)

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