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Yetter Farm Equipment

Ag Mechanical Design Engineer

Open position: Ag Mechanical Design Engineer


Yetter Manufacturing, a leader in the design and production of farm equipment located in Colchester, IL, has an opening for an Ag Mechanical Design Engineer. This position is responsible for the engineering of new product and modifying existing product for improvements while working within time schedules and meeting quality parameters, customer needs, market needs, and manufacturing capabilities.


Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Design agriculture products based on physical or defined constraints.
  • Uses CREO to develop designs and create drawings.
  • Acts as product technical expert for production, sales, and service departments.
  • Coordinates a product’s development process from concept through production release, including prototype building, testing, product BOM, and drawings.
  • Continuously looks for improvements within the design and manufacturing of products.
  • Participates in design reviews to assure all disciplines involving the manufacturing of the product are in agreement.
  • Writes professional reports as needed to support the design project.
  • Works within the constraints of the project budget.
  • Documents best practices.
  • Manages the demands of developing multiple projects at one time.


  • Two years of agriculture design experience.
  • Demonstrated successful experience as an engineer within a product design and manufacturing environment
  • Proficient with CREO 4.0
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work in a self-directed mode
  • Problem solving skills
  • Understanding of GD&T
  • Working knowledge of welding, forming and other manufacturing processes
  • Technical knowledge of agricultural equipment preferred
  • Experience with FEA software preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Able to write or verbally communicate technical instructions. 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or closely related technical field.
  • Experience in product design, preferably in a manufacturing/industrial environment.


Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to or apply online.



If applying my mail, send application materials to:
Yetter Manufacturing   
Attn: Human Resources
PO BOX 358
Colchester, IL 62326




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