Data Scientist

Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Hesston, KS, US

Company: AGCO

Who We Are Looking For

AGCO, a global leader in designing, manufacturing, and distributing agricultural solutions, has an exciting career opportunity for a Logistics Data Scientist to join our team in Hesston, KS. Data Scientist is to support Supply Chain and Operations at Hesston, KS manufacturing facility. Reporting to the Senior Manager – Supply Chain, this person will be responsible for statistical modeling, and analysis of structured and unstructured datasets to develop metrics, reports, and visualizations of trends and patterns.   The primary responsibility of this position is to identify issues and recommend solutions by providing practical business insights from large, complex data sets. 

What You Will Do

  • Identify business problems and solve them by using various numerical techniques, algorithms, and models in Operations Research, Data Science, and Data Mining. 
  • Tackle problems on a broad spectrum of areas: Supply Chain Optimization, Inventory & Capacity Planning, Process Design & Optimization, Financial Modeling, and Demand Forecasting. 
  • Design and develop creative and innovative Business Intelligence/Analytic solutions from the data coming from various custom systems and databases. 
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to understand business requirements, and work with cross-functional data and business teams to build efficient and scalable data-driven solutions. 
  • Meet regularly with leaders, cross-functional partners, and members of your own team to understand their priorities and how you can best support them
  • Analyze current business processes using operational dashboards and identify levers for improving overall performance.
  • Recommend and drive process changes based on robust analysis of operational data and user behavior. 
  • Define, compute, track, and continuously validate business metrics with descriptive and predictive analytics 
  • See beyond the data to identify solutions that will raise the bar for all things operations related.
  • Responsible for building, maintaining, and developing Demand Planning metrics, working in ERP system to define reporting queries, and ensuring information is accurate and in line with our business needs.
  • Monitor on-hand inventory, customer demand, project schedules, build plans, inventory transactions, and material deltas.
  • Optimize inventory levels and controls to mitigate material demand impact risk with active safety stock planning, demand forecasts, and open orders.
  • Execute flexible material processes to provide shortage risk visibility, correct safety stock levels, aid business efficiency, and drive new process improvements
  • Ensure strategic and operational information, reports, and metrics are available to business partners.

What You Will Bring

  • Building analytics solutions and developing algorithms for machine learning, statistics, and mathematical programming in industry and/or academia 
  • Data visualization tools, specifically Tableau, and statistical analysis tools such as R or Python 
  • Statistical data analysis 
  • Building dashboards and utilizing data to build reporting solutions 
  • Handling large volumes of data, and data mining
  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g., Statistics, Computer Science, Math, Physics, Engineering) or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5 years of experience in an analytical role
  • Data analysis and problem-solving experience
  • Expert Excel skills to include; formulas, functions, pivot tables, lookup, and reference formulas (i.e. vlookups), statistical formulas (countifs, sumifs), macros (ability to create new and edit existing), conditional formatting, importing data, creating graphs/charts, etc.
  • Ability to independently analyze large amounts of data; including the ability to identify, analyze, and interpret trends, gaps, and patterns in complex data sets
  • Experience in Supply Chain Planning / Procurement / Logistics / Operations and/or data analytics within the supply chain
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and prioritize multiple work streams

    A Plus If You Have

  • SAP experience a plus
  • MBA preferred

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 worldwide 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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