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Manufacturing Solutions Architect (Remote)

Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Duluth, GA, US

Company: AGCO

Enterprise Architect – Digital operations – Manufacturing Solutions Architect

AGCO, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural solutions, has an exciting career opportunity for a Manufacturing Solutions Architect to join our team in Duluth, GA. 


 Who we are looking for:

The Enterprise Architect - Digital Operations is responsible for providing thought leadership and influence the organization to adopt enterprise level processes and solutions in various aspects of Production Planning and Manufacturing Execution. This role would also require an understanding of product data flow & end to end solution architecture from Engineering into Manufacturing planning and downstream Manufacturing Execution for Engineer To Order (ETO), Configure to Order (CTO) and Make/Assemble to Order(M/ATO) business scenarios. The architect would need the technical skills required to participate in designing, selling, and delivering professional service projects in the field of software technology as per the Architecture guidelines and standards. He/she should be able to identify business issues, handle them effectively, envision and architect suitable solutions and discuss them with the business leadership, delivery teams, solutions team and information management teams. Designs Technical/business Architectures, including development, runtime and operations architectures.


The role would be in the Enterprise Architecture Digital Operations team. This role will also include responsibility for coordination of the development of architectural frameworks, as well as leading architectural domains such as technical, information security, data and/or applications.



What you will do:


  • Supports relationship with assigned business area leaders, key clients and other stakeholders through developing plans and discussion materials.


  • Develops / maintains an understanding of AGCO’s business processes and the application systems/infrastructure that supports them.


  • Aligns strategic goals and objectives with decisions regarding products and services, partners and suppliers, organization, capabilities, and key business and IT initiatives. Promotes alignment within assigned business area.


  • Develops enterprise level architecture models and roadmaps within assigned business area as part of an overall corporate model using a repeatable approach, cohesive framework, and available industry standard techniques


  • Works with architect(s) to provide an enterprise solution that is scalable and adaptable to changing business needs. Promotes shared infrastructure and applications to reduce costs and improve information flows.


  • Develops enterprise architecture standards and facilitates the adherence and governance of related project activity through controls in PMO, Project/Solution Development Lifecycle, Change Management, and Procurement processes.


  • Manages a documented, mutually understood current-state of the assigned area’s business, application and infrastructure architecture and develops a transition plan to target-state architecture(s). 


  • Identifies leverage (including reuse) opportunities by using building blocks and acts a liaison between the functional groups to ensure that the leverage opportunities are realized. Supports evaluation and selection of new technologies.


  • Provides value-driven thought leadership in new trends like Augmented reality, Machine Learning, Robotic Process Automation etc.
  • Estimated travel to be 20-50% of the time.



What you will bring:

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 8+ years of total experience in Manufacturing business processes
  • 5+ Experience in SAP Production Planning, SAP APO, Manufacturing Execution Systems, SAP MII, ShopFloor Integration
  • 5+ Experience developing 3-5-year vision roadmaps of the evolution of the enterprise application portfolio from current to future state.
  • Knowledge of advanced manufacturing solutions like Line Balancing, Time Study, Digital Manufacturing (Industry 4.0) enablement etc.


What We Offer:

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 around the world who share your enthusiasm.

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.

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