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AGCO Corporation Manufacturing Engineer in Hesston, Kansas

Manufacturing Engineer

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Date: Jan 14, 2022

Location: Hesston, KS, US

Company: AGCO

AGCO, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions, has an exciting career opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer Controls Technician to join our team in Hesston, KS. The Manufacturing Engineer Controls Technician will report to the Senior Manufacturing Controls Engineer. The ME Controls Technician will play a critical role in ensuring the continuous operation of our automated paint system, working as part of a team to troubleshoot, monitor, and fix the system as needed. We are able to provide on the job training and are open to hiring entry level candidates who are seeking to start their career working with manufacturing control system and has the ability to work 1st shift (5:00am to 2:30pm) as well as some Saturdays.

What Will You Do?

  • Operate and monitor control systems within paint system in a safe and efficient manner

  • Troubleshoot and document control errors within the paint system as required

  • Address operations issues escalated to the control team and trouble shoot equipment issues

  • Communicate production impacting information to other teams and management efficiently

  • Assist in continuous improvement projects and eventually take the lead in some

  • Provision and configure sensors, encoders, drives, controllers, HMI’s, autonomous vehicles and control systems

  • Correct electronic communication faults in ethernet, wireless, ProfiNet and CAN networks.

What Will You Bring:

  • High school diploma or equivalent with 3+ years of experience working with PLCs OR

  • Associates Degree with 1+ years of technical work experience

A Plus If You Have:

  • Prefer understanding of Siemens control systems, Allen Bradley experience is also acceptable

  • Advanced computer skills

  • Understanding of PLC logic & supporting hardware

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to work a flex work shift to utilize system down time for program run off/correction

  • Ability to travel as required for training

  • Good communication skills

  • Lean Manufacturing experience is a plus

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…

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.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

Job Segment: Industrial, Manufacturing Engineer, Agricultural, Engineer, Manufacturing, Engineering, Agriculture

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