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Sr. Supply Chain Analyst

Date: Jan 24, 2022

Location: Batavia, IL, US

Company: AGCO

Senior Dealer Inventory Planner

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 Dealer Inventory Planner to join our Parts Integration and Retail Inventory Management 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.


The Senior Dealer Inventory Planner will play a key role in planning, managing, and optimizing inventory for dealer accounts. This position will monitor and adjust variables to meet the needs of individual dealer stores while using data to influence positive behavior. Additionally, the Senior Dealer Inventory Planner will work cross-functionally with other departments, such as sales and marketing, forecast and planning, purchasing, finance, human resources and information technology.

What you will do:

  • Assemble data, analyze performance, identify problems, and develop recommendations to support dealerships
  • Utilize forecasting software and other tools to optimize available stock inventories and replenishment order recommendations
  • Monitor key performance indicators and analyze performance data to increase effectiveness of supply chain and influence behavior
  • Lead goal-oriented projects from identification to execution while working cross-functionally
  • Prioritize and determine feasibility of alternative solutions to current supply chain processes
  • Show initiative, drive, and most importantly able to both maintain focus on the big picture while also demonstrating a commitment to details
  • Capable of handling challenging IT systems, file manipulation, and data integration
  • Manipulate data in SQL, Excel, and Access

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Finance, or Operations
  • 1-5 years working in inventory management and supply chain
  • 1-5 years working with an inventory management system
  • Microsoft Excel proficiency, specifically the ability to perform VLOOKUPS, pivot tables, formulas, and charts

A plus if you have:

  • 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 using Microsoft PowerPoint for presentations
  • 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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