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Scrum Master (Hybrid - Assumption, IL)

Date: Jan 14, 2023

Location: Assumption, IL, US

Company: AGCO

Scrum Master


Who We Are Looking For

AGCO has an exciting opportunity for a Scrum Master in Assumption, IL. 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.


Job Summary

Scrum Masters are servant leaders and coaches for an Agile Product Development Team. They help educate the team in Scrum, ensuring that the agreed Agile processes are understood, being followed, and adding value. They also help remove impediments and foster a collaborative environment for high-performing team dynamics, continuous flow, and relentless improvement.


The Scrum Master role is a part of the development team whose primary responsibility is assisting the self-organizing, self-managing team to achieve its goals. Scrum Masters do this by teaching and coaching team practices, implementing and supporting Agile principles and practices, identifying and eliminating impediments, and facilitating flow.


What You Will Do

  • Exhibits Lean-Agile leadership
  • Supports the team rules. These may include the rules of Scrum, Work in Process (WIP) limits from Kanban, and any other process rules the team has established and agreed upon.
  • Facilitates the team’s progress toward team goals.  They help the team focus on creating increments of value each iteration and achieving daily and Sprint goals.
  • Promotes and facilitates team efforts in relentless improvement.
  • Facilitates events – Daily Stand-up, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospective.  Ensures they are productive and kept within the time box.
  • Supports the Product Owner in their efforts to manage the backlog and guide the team while facilitating a healthy team dynamic with respect to priorities and scope.
  • Facilitates the removal of impediments.


What You Will Bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Agri-Business. Experience will be considered in lieu of, or in addition to, formal education.
  • Experience as a Scrum Master or similar role
  • 2-3 years of experience in Engineering or Product Management roles.
  • Familiarity with product development


A Plus If You Have

  • Scrum Master certification
  • Excellent communication, organization, and servant leadership skills.
  • Problem-solving and conflict-resolution ability.
  • Excellent knowledge of Scrum techniques and artifacts (such as definition of done, user stories, automated testing, backlog refinement).


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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