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IT Analyst II - Manufacturing PlanningPlanning

Date: May 18, 2022

Location: Duluth, GA, US

Company: AGCO


AGCO, a global leader in the design, manufacture, and distribution of agricultural solutions, has an exciting career opportunity for an IT Analyst II. to join our team in Duluth, GA.  This IT Analyst II. – SAP APO position is responsible for leading the effort to understand the AGCO business needs and identify how best to meet those needs. 


Overall, this role is critical to the entire project life cycle as it will be responsible for requirement definition, design, configuration, testing, and documentation to ensure best practice are followed and business value is delivered in accordance with the objectives. The role leads the effort to analyze, validate and document the business and system requirements acting as a key liaison/engagement role between the global AGCO business and IT support functions. This role encompasses systems and data related activities as well business. 


These responsibilities include providing support for project work and ongoing day-to-day operational needs (maintenance, fixes, enhancements releases and small change requests) and performing data analysis. It reports to the team lead for this functional area. 



What Will You Do? 



  • Collaborate with key business resources on requirements gathering, solution design (FD), configuration (SPRO), testing, user acceptance, implementation, and documentation. 

  • Understand and translate business concepts to executable functional designs; ensure functional designs are executed as a viable solution to the business concept; ensuring module solution aligns and is compatible with overall architecture. 

  • Work with other analysts to understand integration points with other systems and communicate the impact of proposed system changes. 

  • Assist with estimations of new developments and enhancement requests (costs, benefits, resources). 



  • Develop and keep updated, functional design documents and testing scripts ensuring scripts are aligned with current system design and business practices. 

  • Configure, test and train during SAP projects following the AGCO methodology. 

  • Plan, prepare and execute unit, integration, and support user acceptance testing. 



Support & Change Management 

  • Resolve incidents and complete service requests to the agreed service levels (SLA) 

  • Work with the SAP CHARM change management system to promote your changes through the SAP environments to production 

  • Monitor performance and provide responsive action to issues maintaining high-level internal customer satisfaction to required service level performance measures, through the successful resolution of customer requests/issues/change requests. 



  • Ensure individual and team compliance with all AGCO policies and procedures including Sarbanes Oxley, IT and Security.  Follow established governance processes and standards. 





Basic Qualifications 

  • Understanding of the following SAP modules 

    • Demand Planning (APO-DP) and Production Planning at APO (APO-PP/DS) SAP Classification & Variant Configuration (SAP PP-VC) knowledge

    • Production Planning & Execution (SAP-PP)  

  • Demonstrated ability in developing use cases, test scripts and then leading the execution of the tests including documenting the results.  

  • 4+ years of experience with functional configuration (IMG/SPRO) and system design knowledge in the given modules with some cross functional awareness of components that interact with the assigned function. 

  • 2+ completed full lifecycle SAP implementation projects experience in SAP-PP (Production Planning) preferably as a functional module lead. 


Travel Required 


  • Estimated travel to be 30% of the time. 


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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