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Senior Project Engineer

AGCO Corporation - Hesston, KS

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Sr. Project Engineer Electronics Diagnostic Tool Job






Electronics Diagnostic Tool Project Manager and Team Lead

AGCO is currently seeking a project manager for the Electronics Diagnostic Tool (EDT). The position location is Hesston, KS. The project manager will manage the maintenance and the development of the EDT application and the associated IT infrastructure for deployment of machine diagnostic content to EDT users worldwide.

Responsibilities of the Electronics Diagnostic Tool Project Manager and Team Lead

Manage schedule, costs, quality, issue & risk management, communications, and other project management functions.

Manage the software development team and coach team members to contribute effectively to the software development and test activities.

Coordinate and maintain the release schedule for deployment of machine diagnostic content to service technicians.

Work closely with Product Management and Product Service and Support stakeholders to define new product features and coordinate their market introduction.

Prioritize and maintain the product development backlog and identify product development resourcing needs.

Communicate quality expectations to all development teams and hold each team accountable for demonstrating their quality assurance processes.

Ensure team has an overall test plan and executes it. Work with testers to monitor progress, defects, and resolution of issues.

Build relationships with all teams so that issues and risks are raised proactively, managed to closure, and project status is communicated in an open and timely way.

Lead weekly status meetings with product stakeholders and participating teams.

Required Qualifications of the Project Manager and Team Lead

Minimum 5 years of software development project management experience. Software must have been released for customer use.

Minimum 2 years of experience managing cross site or global projects.

Strong project management and team leadership skills.

Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly.

Ability to discuss issues, risks, and status with technical team members and get enough information to understand what the implications to the project are.

Strong problem solving skills.

Effective at encouraging teamwork and collaboration.

Effective at using online collaboration tools and teleconferencing facilities.

Ability to understand project goals and scope quickly, then work with little oversight.

Preferred Experience of the Project Manager and Team Lead

Experience with the development of electronic diagnostic systems in automotive and industrial vehicle industries.

Experience with the development of electronic control systems for agricultural equipment, industrial equipment or off-road and heavy duty vehicles.

Education Requirement

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Computer Science or Management Information Systems or related engineering degree OR a High School Diploma and 7 years of experience of project management for software development.

About Hesston

Only 35 minutes from Wichita, Hesston is a place where industry, recreation, and families blossom, offering many amenities found in a larger city but in a small town atmosphere. Hesston’s appeal goes nationwide; more than a third of the residents hail from outside the Kansas state lines.


At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own. As a Fortune 500 company and one of the global leaders in agricultural equipment manufacturing, we have an extensive network of over 9,200 dealers and serve more than 140 countries. We are celebrating our 25th year in business, and pride ourselves on competitive relocation and employee benefit packages. While headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, AGCO has manufacturing facilities all over the world creating and distributing their full-line of products, including Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson, and Valtra. Join AGCO and become part of a diverse team and grow your career in ways you never imagined. It’s time to embrace your infinite possibilities!

AGCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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AGCO Corporation


Senior Project Engineer AGCO Corporation - Hesston, KS, United States


Location: Hesston, KS

Company Profile:
AGCO is a global leader focused on the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery. We support more productive farming through a full line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, tillage, implements, grain storage and protein production systems, as well as related replacement parts