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Data Scientist (CATALYST) June 2023 Start

Date: Feb 24, 2023

Location: Duluth, GA, US

Company: AGCO

Data Scientist (CATALYST) - REMOTE


Who we are looking for:  


We are looking for someone who is excited about a career in the Data & Analytics and passionate about providing industry-leading smart farming solutions to sustainably feed our world.  AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and precision Ag technology driving farmer-focused solutions.  This role is part of CATALYST, AGCO’s Rotational Development Program. 




CATALYST will offer you three 6-month rotations in data and analytics over a total of 18 months to build up knowledge in building database capabilities, developing analytics and advancing analytics, in addition to essential business and soft skills. The rotations will be in various business areas, including strategy, engineering, IT and customer solutions. 


Upon successful completion of the program, you will have career opportunity as a Data Scientist, Data Engineer or other Data & Analytics roles at AGCO. Candidates who apply for this program, should be interested in a long-term career path with AGCO. By joining CATALYST, you will discover the endless career opportunities through a strong foundation of data & analytics and understanding of our customers – farmers.    



What you will do (varies by rotation):  


  • As part of the CATALYST, you will interact and work with other CATALYST trainees from different functions, such as sales and marketing, engineering, IT, etc., to build up a professional network that will benefit the rest of your career.  The program also includes group development activities, such as facilities tours, customer visits, hands-on farming and machinery experience, continual education, mentorship, professional development workshops, and more.    

  • During the program you be responsible for developing statistical analysis and AI/machine learning techniques to carry out descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive analytics use cases in support of making farmers more productive and profitable. 

  • This role utilizes analytical, statistical, and programming skills to collect, analyze, and interpret large data sets. This information is then used to develop data-driven solutions to difficult business challenges which will enable industry leading, smart farming solutions. 

  • The successful candidate will participate in the adoption and advancement of analytics maturity within AGCO through the collaboration with stakeholders, delivery of insights and explanation of analysis. 

  • Responsibilities may vary based on the person’s experience, skillset, and assigned rotations. 

  • Travel Requirement: <20% for meeting, training, and events during the CATALYST program 


What you will bring:  


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in related field 

  • Advanced analytics skills (Python, R, SAS, SQL etc.) to carry out statistical and machine learning analysis 

  • Familiar with cloud technologies for model development and deployment 

  • Fluency in English 

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills 


A plus if you have: 


  • Big data computing frameworks for processing of large data volumes (AWS Glue, EMR and Sagemaker) 


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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