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Material Planner

Date: Mar 13, 2023

Location: Assumption, IL, US

Company: AGCO

Material Planner

Who We Are Looking For

AGCO has an exciting opportunity for a Material Planner in Assumption, Illinois. The Material Planner is responsible for the procurement of materials and services at the best possible price given specified quality standards and time constraints.


What You Will Do

  • Support AGCO’s Global Procurement strategies and policies.
  • Build and develop relationships with key suppliers, and corporate purchasing team.
  • Participate in scheduling customer orders by providing lead time and availability information for purchased components.
  • Maintain monitoring system for purchase orders to ensure timely arrival of material required.  Communicate any delays to the organization. To include creating, expediting and managing PO’s.
  • Support implementation of cost reduction and product improvement projects
  • Maintain metrics that accurately reflect departmental performance regarding on-time delivery, inventory levels, etc.
  • Monitor, analyze, and minimize purchasing variances.


What You Will Bring

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Equivalent Experience
  • 2-5 years purchasing experience if no certification or bachelor’s degree.


A Plus If You Have

  • CPM Certification
  • Knowledge of Materials Requirement Planning and how to maximize its use in the Purchasing functions for a Manufacturing Facility.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite


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.



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