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Project Lead - New Product Introduction - Global Parts

Date: Jan 1, 2022

Location: Breganze, IT

Company: AGCO

Project Lead - New Product Introduction - Global Parts

 

(known internally as New Product Introduction (NPI) Specialist, Global Parts)

 

The New Product Introduction (NPI) Specialist, Global Parts is responsible for Product Introduction projects of parts for the Gold Harvesting business:

 

  • Responsibile for the AGCO Product Implementation Process for Parts
  • Responsible for the coordination of all activities for all Parts Division disciplines (Materials, Parts Data, Sourcing, Purchasing, Marketing, Pricing, and Quality Assurance) in support of bringing new products to the field to ensure exceptional level of dealer support. 
  • Ensure all Parts Division key milestones in the new product development process are achieved and documented in the AMPIP process tool.  
  • Provide independent assessment of Parts Division readiness for each step of any project process. 
  • Work with all site manufacturing Product, and Project Managers for status updates / report out on all project timelines and milestones 
  • Develop and distribute reports to track progress of readiness for launch. 
  • Schedule and facilitate cross functional meetings necessary to support the launch of a product.
  • Work to mitigate project risk with the help of the multi-disciplinary team throughout the development process. 
  • Attend site project update meetings at the plants and 3rd Party suppliers as needed. 
  • Determine the recommended Initial Stocking Quantities (regional / global)
  • Define dealer stocking lists (RDSL) for New Product Introductions 
  • Coordinate Parts sourcing to align Aftersales and Production

 

Coordinate all requirements for field resolution issues:

  • Communicate service agenda requirements to the respective areas within the Parts Division
  • Facilitate field fix to dealers through coordination with TSS, purchasing, procurement, F&P, etc
  • Adhere to time to fix objectives within the service agenda teams
  • Work with all functional groups to identify potential needs and process improvements. 
  • Manage and facilitate teams to implement other cost reduction and service improvement projects across the Parts division 

 

Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Agribusiness, or Supply Chain with a minimum of 3 years of experience in project management, product development, purchasing or industrial operations.

Fluent English

Excellent computer skills

 

 

 

 


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