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District Sales Manager

Date: May 21, 2022

Location: Assumption, IL, US

Company: AGCO

AGCO has an exciting opportunity for a District Manager to join 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 a District Manager, you will be responsible for assigned accounts of the North America Grain Commercial Sales teams and accountable for the sales performance, territory management, and staff development of approximately 50 independent dealerships.  The District Manager works closely with dealers and end-users regarding all technical aspects of GSI products and is ultimately responsible for the financial success of the NA Commericial accounts and drives success through territory development of customer base, profitable sales of products and increases in market share.

Your Impact

  • Short term & long term sales account development
  • Achieve targeted sales and market share targets by developing and implementing all aspects of dealer and/or customer coverage and support. Close coordination with Marketing and Product Management.  Achieve a positive working relationship, promotes cooperation and a high level of teamwork with inside sales, marketing and product management personnel.
  • Accountability for a portion of  annual NA Grain Commerical accounts
  • Mine and analyze data in support of the greater GSI NA Grain business unit
  • Create & update accurate forecasts to enable the NA plants to run personnel & equipment in an efficient manner
  • Analyze and provide dealer development opportunities and recommendations to support strategic growth initiatives

Your Skills

  •    B.S Degree in Business Marketing and / or marketing academic background, MBA preferred but      not required
  •    Minimum 5 years of management experience
  •    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

Additional Details

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 Grain & Protein 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 group status as provided by law.

Nearest Major Market: Springfield

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