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Sr. Manager, NA Process Engineering

Date: Jun 25, 2022

Location: Batavia, IL, US

Company: AGCO

Sr Manager, NA Process Engineering

*Remote-hybrid 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 Parts Division has an exciting opportunity for a high-impact Sr Manager, NA Process Engineering to join its management team in delivering extraordinary results in our NA Parts Distribution and Assembly Center Networks. This is a role with growth potential and developmental opportunities located in Batavia, IL. In this position, you will drive the highest level of service and quality to our dealership network.


This candidate will be responsible for the value stream and process improvement of six parts distribution centers and three assembly centers to improve the delivery of tractors and parts to our North American dealer network. This position would lead a team of five to improve the current state process of safety, inbound logistics, receiving, put-away, processing orders, shipments, and inventory control at all locations. In addition, this role will be responsible for implementing new technologies, systems, and building a future state plan that would support the growth of our dealer network.


What you will do:


  • Develop, mentor, ad coach direct reports and operations teams on lean methodologies and continuous improvement
  • Lead the NA Aftersales sustainability initiatives to reduce waste created at each location
  • Identify projects partnering with Operations, logistics, and Purchasing to improve safety, reduce operational costs, and increase efficiencies at each location
  • Lead process design efforts and teams to meet new business needs
  • Work with purchasing teams on quality, cost, and delivery goals
  • Support lean and continuous improvement efforts through the use of lean tools (5s, Kaizen, Visual Controls, Waste Identification)


What you will bring:


  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Supply Chain or Industrial Engineering
  • ­5+ years Lean and/or six sigma experience
  • Ability to create current state / future state value streams working with Operations Leadership 
  • Experience with a tier 1 WMS (Manhattan preferable) 
  • Experience planning and implementing automation in a distribution environment 



A plus if you have:


  • Knowledge of distribution, warehousing or logistics systems
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to prioritize
  • Lean/6-Sigma training
  • Experience with a SAP system 


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.



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