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Master Scheduler

Date:  Sep 10, 2023

Assumption, IL, US

Brand:  Grain & Protein

Master Scheduler


Who we are looking for:


At AGCO, we believe that when our employees succeed, our business succeeds. It’s a people philosophy that we believe and invest in. We make sure all of our employees – in every function, every geography and at every level – have the tools they need to be successful and take charge of their career. Because when our people grow, our business grows. Every day. Every way. 


The Materials Department has an exciting opportunity for a Master Scheduler to join its team in delivering extraordinary results at the Assumption, IL location. This position is responsible for managing production schedules to support customer requirements and production capacity.  The role will have direct responsibility for delivering an accurate production and supply forecast.  Additionally, working with production schedulers, will plan and oversee the execution of the annual strategic inventory process.


What you will do:


  1. Define products to schedule and manage scheduling units for those products to ensure correlation with production capabilities.
  2. Manage production/supply forecasts.
    1. Convert the SIOP plan into Master Production Schedule (MPS)
    2. Select and maintain planning bills to reflect expected product mix.
    3. Manage production schedules with scheduling targets to match production output with customer requirements.
  3. Analyze production schedules to ensure there are no gaps in the schedule.
  4. Manage reserved capacity to offer shorter lead times to preferred orders.
  5. Oversee annual strategic inventory process.
    1. Plan volume and mix of products to build and consume.
    2. Define specific production and consumption schedules.
    3. Adjust schedules as business needs change.
  6. Solve problems using lean/Six Sigma methodologies.


What you will bring:


  1. Have good knowledge/expertise in Supply Chain especially in planning processes.
  2. Have good knowledge of Manufacturing functions (production) as well as Sales & Marketing.
  3. Experience with MRP and inventory management systems.
  4. Detail oriented.
  5. Good communication skills.
  6. College degree and APICS certification are preferred.
  7. A continuing pursuit of knowledge and growth within the field is expected.



What We Offer:

GLOBAL DIVERSITY – Diversity means many things to us, different brands, cultures, nationalities, genders, generations – even variety in our roles. You make us unique!

ENTERPRISING SPIRIT- Every role adds value. We’re committed to helping you develop and grow to realize your potential.

POSITIVE IMPACT – Make it personal and help us feed the world.

INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES - You can combine your love for technology with manufacturing excellence – and work alongside teams of people around the world who share your enthusiasm.

MAKE THE MOST OF YOU – Benefits include: health care and wellness plans, flexible and virtual work options (where available), 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, paid holidays and paid time off, flexible spending accounts, reimbursement for continuing education, company philanthropic programs, company perks programs, and much more…


Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.

AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Smart Solutions

Our five grain and protein brands help our customers manage seeds and grains, protect animal health and improve productivity. GSI and Cimbria offer advanced, integrated systems that make storing, conditioning, moving, and managing grain and seed easier and more profitable. Cumberland and AP leverage the latest high-tech solutions to improve poultry and swine production, including state-of-the-art climate control, biosecurity, and feeding systems. And Tecno’s innovative layer housing helps egg producers protect the well-being of their birds and achieve better results.

Job Segment: Lean Six Sigma, Six Sigma, Supply Chain, Scheduler, Management, Operations, Administrative, Customer Service

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