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District Manager Job

Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Assumption, IL, US

Company: AGCO

AGCO has an exciting opportunity for a District Manager to supoort our Grain Sales Team. As a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions; AGCO delivers effective, high-tech solutions for those working to feed the world’s population, from planting to storage and everything in between.


Grow with Us

As the District Manager you will be responsible for education, influence, and profitable sales of GSI products; account development; and increasing market share. Duties also include timely submission of required records and reports, including accurate sales forecasting and sales funnel management and reporting.   Achieves sales order volume and market share objectives established by management.  Efficiently covers assigned accounts providing customers with important information on GSI’s products and programs while maintaining expense budget objectives.  Effectively develops and trains assigned accounts to GSI product offerings.  Evaluates competitive actions and strategies and recommends effective responses. Determines challenges from a price competitive perspective. Assists in the development and implementation of strategic plans. 


Your Impact

  • Achieves targeted sales and market share targets by developing and implementing all aspects of customer coverage and support. Close coordination of product support issues with customer support team and customer issues with the Director Commercial Sales, NA to assure maximum dealer and customer satisfaction.
  • Evaluates and recommends account candidates that will most effectively represent objectives of GSI.
  • Obtains a thorough knowledge of all GSI and competitive products to effectively train customers in the salient features of our products. 
  • Makes pertinent recommendations for new products and product modifications to improve GSI’s product acceptance.
  • Maintains industry contacts to stay abreast of technical, competitive and other developments of possible value to positively affect GSI’s operations.


Your Skills

  • B.S Degree in Business Marketing and / or marketing academic background, MBA preferred but not required
  • Minimum 5 years of management experience
  • Prior experience sales leadership required
  • Experience within the GSI or one of its competitors a plus
  •    Strong interpersonal skills, can approach people proactively, can train/coach
  •    Able to quickly adapt to a fast changing environment
  •    Customer Focused
  •    Self-driven
  •    Accountable, trustworthy
  •    Team oriented
  •    Strong communication skills & cultural awareness


AGCO offers competitive benefits including options and choices that fit your life including: medical, dental, vision, life and accident insurance, long and short term disability, a 401k match, employee assistance program, and discounted home and auto insurance.


A World of Opportunities

Our AGCO family lives in many places around the world with manufacturing, sales and administrative sites spanning the globe: from Finland to China, the US to Germany, France to Brazil. We are a team of more than 20,000 employees in over 35 countries. As a company, we benefit from the perspective, experience and ideas that come from our naturally diverse team. Our strong, modern brands, such as Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson and Valtra, meet a wide variety of farmer needs and are well-known around the world.


Join us as we bring agriculture into the future. Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit to help us create innovative technologies and a positive impact that helps feed the world’s nearly 8 billion people!

AGCO is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of inappropriate or unlawful conduct on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or other protected status as provided by law.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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