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Strategic Project Manager

Date: Jan 12, 2022

Location: Batavia, IL, US

Company: AGCO

Strategic Project Manager

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 Strategic Project Manager to join its team in delivering extraordinary results at the Batavia Parts Distribution Center. This is a leading role in evaluating and planning regional revenue growth opportunities in managing related process, and organizational change requirements. 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 main responsibilities of the role will be to manage projects with a focus on maximizing AGCO Parts Division and dealer profitability. The role will have a focus on the assembling of data, analysis of performance, and developing data-based recommendations to fulfill their main responsibilities. Additionally, the Strategic Project Manager role will collaborate with a broad range of people such as sales, IT, marketing, supply chain, vendors, AGCO dealerships, and global partners to meet business needs.


What you will do:


  • Lead the incubation of new commercial excellence opportunities for our Sales team and dealer network
  • Liaison with business leaders maintain commercial measurement tools and documents that lead to improved dealer absorption & profitability contribution
  • Support the Marketing and Sales department in their organization and business approaches
  • Maintain and improve Salesforce CRM tool / reporting for dealer network opportunities


What you will bring:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Marketing, Statistics or Business or equivalent work experience required


A plus if you have:


  • Experience in strategy development and implementation, and specific functional know how on Sales and Marketing related topics
  • Extensive experience in leading goal oriented projects from identification to execution in an international/global environment
  • Previous work in a management consulting and/or business development environment and is familiar with the tools and requirements related to strategy development and implementation preferred
  • Previous experience in the Agricultural Machinery or comparable industries is desired but not required
  • Experience with Salesforce, Microsoft Office, SQL and other tools preferred

Travel Requirements:


  • 10-15% of time


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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