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IT Project Manager II Job

Date: Jun 8, 2021

Location: Duluth, GA, US

Company: AGCO

Job Summary

AGCO is currently seeking an IT Project Manager to join our Information Technology team in Duluth, GA. The IT Project Manager will be responsible for providing project planning and project management leadership to ensure consistent delivery of global and regional projects. Additionally, the IT Project Manager II will be responsible for efficiently and effectively meeting business expectations with regard to time, cost, and quality in support and alignment with AGCO’s global strategic plans. Responsibilities include the coordination and completion of projects including tasks such as the development of project timelines and resource plans, monitoring and summarizing progress of the project, and ensuring buy-in from project stakeholders and process owners. In addition, this resource ensures appropriate resource utilization, management of issues, dependencies and risks throughout the project lifecycle and compliance with project methodologies, plans and budgets.

Job Function and Responsibilities

  • Serve as Project Manager, responsible for overall project definition, management and tracking, covering the entire lifecycle, from project definition and business requirements gathering, through implementation, including integration, training, data migration, go-live, support and closeout, including standard functionalities and custom developments.
  • Work closely with all departments, such as Engineering, Manufacturing, Purchasing, Quality, R&T, Technical Service, etc. to ensure all are in alignment on a project
  • Works with managers to ensure proper staffing, utilization, and performance of the team is tracked throughout lifecycle of project.
  • Provides day-to-day initiative leadership, instrumentation, analytics and reporting consistent with the agreed upon project baseline and prepares communications for the initiative through systematic, structured communications.
  • Establishes work plans in conjunction with Business and IT Delivery leadership and establishes resource plans for each phase of a project. Confers with customer and project staff to ensure assignment of duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority.
  • Prepares and reviews project proposals, Statements of Work and/or requests for proposal with potential vendors for goods and services within the scope of the project activities. Facilitate vendor presentations, workshops, demonstrations etc.
  • Monitors progress, identifies dependencies on other projects, manages risks and issues closely through systematic review of analytics produced by PMO combined with experience base.
  • Facilitates regularly scheduled project reviews and provides regular communication of project status.  Ensures project milestones and stage gates are defined and met, testing (e.g., unit, system, integration, user, performance) is completed satisfactorily and adherence to controls achieved.
  • Ensure individual and team compliance with all AGCO policies and Follow established governance processes and standards.



  • Expert knowledge in business case development, business process re-engineering, organizational change management, transition planning, system development lifecycles, program/project management and fielding of business applications in a large-scale enterprise with complex organizational and IT structures.
  • Detailed knowledge of the following:
    • Project management skills
    • Project management methodologies, project estimation, system development lifecycle processes and tools to define, set-up, plan and deliver business projects
    • Structural and conceptual problem solving capabilities
    • Financial analysis skills (due diligence, CER process, business case development, KPI definition)
  • Good working knowledge of the following:
    • Cross multiple business functional domains and solid skills to navigate organizational structure, politics and processes
    • All systems being supported and their impact on the business both regionally and globally
    • Linking project objectives, scope, etc. to enterprise strategy
    • Driving alignment to the overall corporate architecture model: verify assumptions, bring in subject matter experts, etc. drive refinement to ensure the project results are flexible and more tightly linked to current and expected requirements
    • Working with technology vendors and offshore development teams in the delivery of enterprise solutions
  • Previous experience with Engineering PLM, ERP, and other large system deployment
  • Previous experience with Engineering Change Management Process


  • Detailed understanding of the business areas supported by the systems is required to ensure solutions meet true business needs and requirements.
  • Agricultural experience is a plus.
  • Discreet Manufacturing experience is preferred plus.
  • Global company experience is a plus.


  • 3 to 5 years of business related experience
  • 3 or more years of experience in project management
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; Ability to anticipate problems and propose solutions
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering, engineering, or similar.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and MS Project
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience implementing PLM, ERP or other large-scale IT systems
  • PMP certification preferred


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