Engineering, Field Validation NA

Hesston, KS
United States
Job Description

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AGCO, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions, has an exciting career opportunity for a
Field Validation Engineer to join our
Green Harvesting team in
Hesston, KS.

Who We Are Looking For:

Assume full responsibility for field testing prototype equipment and building long term relationships with strategic customers. Strong communication with design engineering personnel, equipment operators, farmers and other involved persons throughout the development process. May also assist in Lab Validation, perform equipment updates or rebuilds and evaluation of competitive equipment (company or customer owned).

What You Will Do:

  • Maintain assigned equipment in good working condition and appearance

  • Ensure security of assigned equipment as required for validation process

  • Ability to make field modifications to prototypes independently or through instructions from design engineering group

  • Report accurate test observations, results, part failures, performance data, functional and reliability issues, and recommend improvements

  • Assist engineering personnel in identification and resolution of potential safety hazards

  • Inform engineering personnel of industry developments, trends and observations, based on interaction with cooperators

What You Will Bring:

  • 4-year technical/bachelor's degree from a 4-year accredited university with an emphasis in AG, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent field/technical experience in testing of AG or off-highway equipment

  • 1+ years of field/technical experience in testing/operation of agriculture or off-highway equipment

  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to travel extensively (vehicle and airplane)

  • Clean driving record

A Plus If You Have:

  • Agricultural experience/background

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to convey test results, root cause analysis, new strategies, processes/approaches to a variety of internal audiences

  • Experience troubleshooting including CAN-BUS systems, mechanical systems, and electrical systems

What We Offer:

Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit while helping us create innovative technologies and a positive impact that helps feed the world's nearly 8 billion people. From the day you decide to join AGCO, we want to engage and excite you and we're clear on where we want to go as a business and we trust you to help us there. Whether you want to learn a new skill or you aspire to do something different, we can help you develop the skills you need to take your career - and our business - to the next level.

We also invite you to "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...


Willingness to travel when required.

Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities 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.


AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural engineering with a portfolio of exciting international brands which deliver solutions to farmers in 140 countries through a full line offer from tractors and combine harvesters to protein production systems and smart farming software solutions - to an environment where the future is happening now.

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Engineering, Field Validation NA

Hesston, Kansas US


United States