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Global Parts Demand & Supply Optimization Specialist - 100% Remote

Date: Jan 19, 2022

Location: Batavia, IL, US Corydon, IN, US Assumption, IL, US Elizabethtown, KY, US Mayfield, KY, US Norcross, GA, US Cawker City, KS, US Bremen, IN, US Morton, IL, US Effingham, IL, US Wichita, KS, US Clear Lake, IA, US Independence, MO, US West Chicago, IL, US Ellabell, GA, US Columbia, KY, US Champaign, IL, US Jackson, MN, US Newton, IL, US Assumption, IL, US Paris, IL, US Dublin 2, IE Omaha, NE, US Chicago, US Dupont, WA, US Duluth, GA, US Wahpeton, ND, US Edgewood, MD, US Bloomington, IL, US Taylorville, IL, US Henderson, KY, US Maricopa, AZ, US Visalia, CA, US Tremont, IL, US Sioux City, US Beloit, KS, US Pontiac, IL, US

Company: AGCO

Global Parts Demand & Supply Chain Optimization Specialist

Remote Opportunity!


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 AGCO Global Forecasting and Planning team has an exciting opportunity for a high-impact Global Parts Demand & Supply Chain Optimization Specialist to join its team in delivering extraordinary results to our farmers. The Global Forecasting and Planning Team is responsible for inventory management and anticipating the needs of the customer. This is a role with growth potential and developmental opportunities. In this position, you will drive the highest level of service and quality to our dealership network.


This candidate will focus on developing and implementing the global inventory strategy, defining the location-specific segmentation, stocking decisions, and inventory planning parameters to optimize the balance of service level and inventory value targets. The role takes ownership of maintaining the required configuration in the planning system and will act as a subject matter expert on inventory management.


What you will do:

  • Continuous analysis, review, and implementation of segmentation and inventory planning strategy
  • Optimization of the service level & inventory value tradeoff
  • Development of “what-if” scenarios detailing the inventory impact of supply network design changes
  • Collaboration with the Data Science team to further develop analytic tools
  • Ability to work efficiently with mathematical concepts, develop models and communicate options with cost-benefit analysis
  • Coordination of projects related to inventory planning


What you will bring:

  • 3+ years’ experience in inventory management or supply chain planning roles
  • BS/BA degree in Supply Chain, Mathematics, Engineering or Economics


A plus if you have:

  • Strong data analysis skills
  • Advanced level user in Excel
  • Supply chain business acumen
  • Basic query language (SQL) experience
  • Tableau creator or equivalent data visualization tools
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Programming experience (R, Python or equivalent)
  • Experience in configuring segmentation of complex portfolios
  • Experience with Servigistics planning tools


What AGCO Brings:

Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit while helping us create innovative technologies and a positive impact that helps feed the world’s nearly 8 billion people. From the day you decide to join AGCO, we want to engage and excite you and we’re clear on where we want to go as a business and we trust you to help us there. Whether you want to learn a new skill or aspire to do something different, we can help you develop the skills you need to take your career - and our business - to the next level.


We also invite you to “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.


AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of agricultural engineering with a portfolio of exciting international brands which deliver solutions to farmers in 140 countries through a full line offer from tractors and combine harvesters to protein production systems and smart farming software solutions – to an environment where the future is happening now. Join us as we bring agriculture into the future.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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