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Demand Planning Specialist II

Date: Jan 3, 2023

Location: Duluth, GA, US

Company: AGCO

Demand Planning Specialist

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.



AGCO’s Sales & Marketing division has an exciting opportunity for a Demand Planning Specialist to join our team in Duluth, GA. 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 Demand Planning Specialist is primarily responsible for supporting change in demand planning processes, systems, and reporting.  This candidate works with marketing managers, manufacturing facilities, and suppliers to maintain current and relevant unit forecasts in the supply chain process. Additionally, the Demand Planning Specialist provides support to other Demand Planning Analysts, Demand Planning Specialists, Operations Planning Specialists, and Operations Planning Managers through operational processes in order to achieve Sales and Operations Planning target and budgets.


What you will do:


  • Maintain, analyze, and manage unit forecasts and demand planning in line with production requirements for the retail environment
  • Analyze and develop company retail forecasts for assigned products used in retail forecasting and planning based on industry forecasts
  • Develop production requirements in consideration of retail opportunities and risks, manufacturing capabilities, new product introductions, and dealer order demand
  • Communicate production requirements to manufacturing divisions in support of factory sales, operations meetings, and worldwide sales and operations reviews
  • Work with order management to ensure production requirements support an appropriate level of dealer orders to meet retail objectives and production schedules
  • Maintain aggregate inventory planning for continuous improvement initiatives relative to competitive industry standards


What you will bring:


  • Bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Business Operations, Business Management, Supply Chain, Material Planning, Demand Planning, Industrial Management, or Finance
  • 5+ years of experience working in the automotive, agriculture, manufacturing construction (machines), aviation, industrial, or heavy machinery industries, specifically within capital goods, thus goods that are used in the production of other goods as compared to commodity goods that are goods used by the consumer and do not aid in further production
  • 3+ years of experience in order management, fulfillment operations, supply chain, demand planning, and/or supply chain forecasting, planning tools and enterprise systems, such as, JD Edwards or SAP


A Plus if you have:


  • Knowledge of oneAGCO order management processes, including r-Cube and demand planning processes
  • Experience in statistical analysis within planning or forecasting
  • Knowledge of supply chain process and ERP/MRP systems
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Excel skills with the ability to conduct advanced formulas for analytics and graphs, Microsoft Office PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook





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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