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Supply Chain Planning Lead

Date: Nov 21, 2022

Location: Bengaluru, KA, IN

Company: AGCO

Join one of the world leaders in global agriculture engineering Technology. AGCO's consistent efforts to deliver smart farming solutions leveraging technology and engineering prowess has helped create innovative global platforms like Precision AG Technologies.


In Support of AGCO's Farmer First purpose and clear intent of developing innovative technological solutions, we are opening a new digital capability centre located in Bengaluru, India,


The centre would focus on augmenting AGCO's global IT and Digital capability and investment in high-quality technology, innovation, and R&D talent.


The teams will be an integral part of AGCO's global ecosystem. They will work as part of a global cross-function and cross-cultural team, working together to deliver AGCO's purpose to provide Farmer-focused solutions to sustainably feed our world​​ and our vision to be the Trusted partner for industry-leading, smart farming solutions​.


"So if you are interested in working for a diverse organization that provides global opportunities, has a vision and purpose to help solve one of the biggest problems of our time and who is on the forefront of innovation, please apply today!"


Who We Are Looking For:


AGCO is looking to hire candidates for the position of Supply Chain Planning Lead.


The AGCO Global Forecasting and Planning team has an exciting opportunity for a high-impact Supply Chain Planning Lead 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:


Required Skills

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

Desired 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


Who You Are:


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong data analysis skills



What We Offer You:


GLOBAL DIVERSITY – Diversity means many things to us, different brands, cultures, nationalities, genders, generations – even variety in our roles. You make us unique!


ENTERPRISING SPIRIT- Every role adds value. We're committed to helping you develop and grow to realize your potential.


POSITIVE IMPACT – Make it personal and help us feed the world.


INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES - You can combine your love for technology with manufacturing excellence – and work alongside teams of people worldwide who share your enthusiasm.


MAKE THE MOST OF YOU – Benefits include health care and wellness plans and flexible and virtual work option……….


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



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