Closing: January 31, 2022

Posted: January 11, 2022


Naperville, IL, USA

Job Department

Global Product Management

To apply for this position, please send your resume to Please use the job title as the subject line for reference.


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.

The Opportunity

As a Designer, you will design systems and metal fabrication components for conveyor handling products.  You will be responsible for determining the product specifications, performing verification/maintenance and product management and illustrating systems from specifications, source control drawings, sketches, models, prototypes, or verbal instructions.  In addition, you will ensure that cost efficiencies are obtained, quality and safety standards are achieved, and customer delivery deadlines are met.

The Team

Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager, this role will collaborate with the Global Product Management Team to design permanent handling equipment, and with the Sales Execution team to support order fulfilment. The role will also closely work with the engineering, marketing, sales, and manufacturing teams to ensure the integrity, reliability, competitiveness, and profitability of the permanent handling product lines. 


  • Revise size, shape, and arrangement of parts to create practical design drawings and participate in engineering and general design reviews as required.
  • Perform liaison function between Engineering and all manufacturing operations for any related issues, problems, or improvements. Also, coordinate with internal groups including purchasing, quality control, sales, accounting, metal finishing, and assembly.
  • Keep all pertinent parties advised of work status, workload, problems, and progress as related to work assignments.
  • Design product to meet all requirements and manage several projects at one time.
  • Handle all changes and problems related to the product assigned.
  • Responsible for the entire product life cycle.
  • Validate structural integrity of basic designs using SolidWorks Simulation.


  • Bachelor of Engineering Degree or equivalent from a four-year college
  • 1 - 3 years’ experience in engineering preferred, not-required
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Engineer design skills with metal fabrication, material handling equipment, grain systems, or equivalent.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High attention to detail and results
  • Mechanical and technical skills and knowledge
  • Able to follow directions
  • Able to work with minimal supervision, both alone and in teams.
  • Results-oriented while maintaining attention to detail
  • Able to effectively prioritize work based on demand
  • Ability and willingness to learn
  • Able to apply principles of scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
  • Able to handle nonverbal symbolism (formulas, equations, graphs, etc.,) in its most difficult phases.
  • Able to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
  • Work with customers to define requirements, address technical concerns and provide project status.

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.