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Manager, Supply Chain, Parts NA

Date: Jan 13, 2022

Location: Batavia, IL, US

Company: AGCO

Manager, Supply Chain, Parts NA

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 Parts Division has an exciting opportunity for a Manager, Supply Chain, Parts NA to join our Parts Integration and Retail Inventory Management (MDI) team in Batavia, IL. The Batavia PDC is the master distribution center for North America operating around the clock to serve internal and external customers on a global scale. 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 is a position of significant breadth involving a wide variety of stakeholders. These can be internal (Sales & Marketing, Finance, Operations, Technical Services and other Supply Chain functions) as well as external (Dealers, Consultants, IT companies). The Supply Chain Manager will play a key role in maximizing dealer program adoption and part availability by ensuring the needs of individual dealer stores and customers are met.  This position will work with global counterparts to establish continuity of forecasting platform, strategies, processes, and adoption.


What you will do:

  • Oversee the team of planners responsible for providing part stocking recommendations to dealers generated from a forecasting platform
  • Oversight and the responsibility to continually refine and improve the planning and order parameters to optimize available stock inventories and replenishment order recommendations
  • Lead goal-oriented projects from identification to execution while working cross-functionally
  • Monitor key performance indicators and analyze performance data to increase effectiveness of supply chain and influence behavior
  • Collaborate closely with the sales and marketing teams in order to increase program adoption and satisfaction

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, business, or quantitative discipline
  • 5+ years working in inventory management and supply chain, including experience working with an inventory management system
  • 2-5 years of management experience
  • Microsoft Excel proficiency, specifically the ability to perform VLOOKUPS, pivot tables, formulas, and charts
  • 1-3 years using Microsoft PowerPoint for presentations

A plus if you have:

  • Master’s degree in a quantitative discipline
  • VBA experience, specifically knowledgeable in creating queries and tables as well as manipulating data
  • Exposed to the concept of Continuous Improvement methodologies
  • 1-3 years creating queries and writing within SQL

What we offer:

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 you 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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