Mechanical Design Engineer

AGI Danmare


Closing: August 3, 2021

Posted: August 3, 2021


Ostego, MN region or West Chester, PA region USA

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About AGI

AGI is a global food-based infrastructure company publicly traded in Canada. With over 3,800 employees and over 30 global manufacturing brands, AGI is a leading provider of equipment and technology solutions for agricultural commodities including seed, fertilizer, grain and feed systems and an expanding platform for food processing facilities.

AGI Danmare provides engineering solutions and project management services to the food industry. AGI Danmare specializes in automated systems for pet food, rice and pasta, confectionery, ready-to-eat foods, sauces and meat processing.

The Opportunity

We are actively seeking a Mechanical Design Engineer to the design of processes and systems for clients in the food, beverage, and pet food industries.  Emphasis on designing HVAC, utilities, fire protection systems, plumbing and drainage networks to applicable codes, regulations and standards.

The Team 

You will collaborate with engineering professionals and clients to design utility systems, select equipment for mechanical systems to appropriate codes, regulations and standards.


  • Support and assist Project Engineers with major project initiatives which includes identifying equipment capabilities, utility, infrastructure requirements and developing process flow diagrams and layout concepts
  • Prepare detailed design calculations, mechanical layout drawing and select equipment for use in food and beverage plants. This includes HVAC, plumbing steam, heating, and cooling systems
  • Prepare designs that adhere to relevant Building Codes for Plumbing and HVAC, Fire Protection Regulations in adherence with North American Standards. Familiar with FM Global guidelines.
  • Verify and validate engineering designs by testing protocols and analysing statistical data
  • Collaborate with vendors, equipment technicians and clients to resolve technical, design and installation issues
  • Prepare designs that adhere to USDA and FDA food equipment hygienic design standards and clean design requirements
  • Assist with the development of engineering check-out, equipment acceptance testing, start-up and validation documents.



  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience preferred
  • PE status preferred or working towards PE status
  • Previous experience in food, beverage, and pet food industries
  • Previous experience designing pipe and ductwork, steam systems and boilers, chilled water systems and chillers, and refrigeration systems
  • Experience in performing HVAC, heat/loss calculations
  • Proficient using AutoCAD and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with a variety of professionals, vendors and clients
  • Able to work flexible hours, weekends if required to effectively manage multiple priorities within tight deadlines
  • Up to 25% travel maybe required to support and service our clients
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Valid passport


How to Apply 

Apply today! Click the “Apply Today” button above or email with your cover letter and resume and note the job you’re applying for in the subject line.

We thank you for applying, however, only those selected to continue in the interview process will be contacted.

AGI is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

Accommodations are available upon request for candidates with a disability taking part in the recruitment process and once hired.