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Senior Manager Global IDEAL and EME Gold Harvesting Marketing Job

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Date: Apr 10, 2018

Location: Breganze, VE, IT

Company: AGCO

AGCO (NYSE: AGCO) is one of the leading, full-range agricultural machinery and infrastructure manufacturers in the world, ranking 370 among the 2017 Fortune 500, with global sales of approx. USD 8.3 billion in 2017 and facilities all over the world. When you join AGCO, you join an international team of ~20,000 employees worldwide. AGCO products are sold through five core brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and are distributed in more than 140 countries worldwide. Working together, we deliver high-tech solutions to farmers feeding the world. Join us and Grow Every Day. Every Way.


For our Gold Harvesting Headquarters based in Breganze, we are looking for a


Senior Manager Global IDEAL and EME Gold Harvesting Marketing


Department:                Global Gold Harvesting

Line Manager:             Vice President Global Gold Harvesting


Job Summary:

Global Marketing lead for IDEAL - this is a key role for the successful growth of the new IDEAL common platform combine harvester that has been created for the professional producer and contractors. This role is key to drive synergies between the regions and to raise the bar on the go-to -market approach driving new ways of doing business along with setting the strategy for the future of the global combine business. On top of the global role this position will be responsible for the day to day management of the EME gold harvesting competence center. 


Key Responsibilities:

Global Marketing lead for IDEAL:

  • Be part of the Global IDEAL Core Team representing the Marketing functions of all regions (NA, APA, EME and SA)
  • Feed input of customer and dealer requirements ensuring the future global platform meets all global requirements
  • Coordinate and Define the Global Marketing Launch Plans with each regional marketing team for a successful roll-out of the Gold Harvesting road-map.
  • Drive innovative marketing & sales approaches with the new platform (digital Augmented Reality Brochures, Simulator, etc.

Manager, Marketing EME Gold Harvesting:

  • Overall responsibility for Product Marketing, Pricing, Marketing Services and managing a team of approx 13 resources.



  • Economics/Business Administration Studies, MBA or similar (major in Marketing)
  • 5+ years’ experience in Marketing or Product Management
  • Experience with people management
  • Knowledge in the agriculture business and/or good understanding of the combine harvester and the tasks it performs
  • Strong analytical thinking
  • Social Media Marketing knowledge
  • Project Management skills
  • Very good knowledge of English, other European languages are an advantage
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal
  • Positive drive to influence various stakeholders
  • High customer orientation
  • Proactive, problem solving attitude and entrepreneurial thinking
  • Experience of working in multinational industrial companies in a cross-cultural environment
  • Travel frequency: up to 30%


Your Perspective:

AGCO SPA, located in Breganze (VI), has been manufacturing combine harvesters for 60 years, while it has been building agricultural machinery and equipment since 1873.


Today, with more than 600 employees, it is considered as one of the most modern and efficient harvesting machinery plants in Europe and as AGCO’s center of excellence in the designing and manufacturing of combine harvesters for Europe, Africa and Middle East.


At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own. Employee development and growth is part of our company culture. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in an inspiring multinational environment for a leading global player of agricultural solutions, we look forward to receiving your application in English language (incl. your CV, motivation letter and earliest possible start date) via our career website: For more information about AGCO, please visit

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