Design Engineer - Willmar, MN

Posted: June 15, 2018

Provide engineering support to the Versatile and Farm King farm equipment product lines through new designs and/or updates to existing designs. Work with R&D personnel to fabricate and test fit new or redesigned components. Offer support to sales, production, service or quality as required. Assist other divisions or projects as assigned.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Prepare sketches and drawings of design concepts
  • Develop product design from initial concept through design, prototype build and test and into production
  • Perform engineering calculations and solutions
  • Interface with key personnel to determine engineering and manufacturing capabilities.
  • Coordinate prototype builds of designs and support R&D Technicians as required
  • Understand change control process and work within its bounds
  • Create and maintain product bill of materials using MAPICS
  • Develop and modify detailed drawings for production use
  • Assist the production implementation of new designs and changes to existing designs
  • Support production, purchasing and quality with changes or reviews to existing product
  • Maintain competency through ongoing skills development
  • Additional duties as required when requested by Management and/or Supervisor


  • Currently pursuing a degree or obtained an engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Previous exposure to agricultural or heavy duty equipment (farming background) is preferred
  • Experience using AutoCAD and AutoDesk Inventor, Inventor Vault, or other 3D modeling software
  • Experience using MS Office products
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to explain and understand technical ideas and concepts
  • Ability to understand and read engineering drawings
  • Capable of managing multiple projects
  • Must be very detail oriented
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Fax: (320) 235-1464
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Stacy Gray
Human Resources Manager
Buhler Versatile USA Inc.
2500 Airport Drive SW
Willmar, MN 56201
Ph.: (320) 235-1496
Fax: (320) 235-1464

Thank you for your interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.