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Materials Planning Analyst Job

Date: Nov 12, 2020

Location: Hesston, KS, US

Company: AGCO

Summary of Responsibilities:

 

Reports to Material Planning Group leader. Primary responsibility of this position is to manage the external supply of purchased product in support of production needs. Carries out effective material control techniques that assure material availability while achieving defined inventory plans.

Summary of Duties:

Supports and attains defined inventory levels for purchased components in support of an optimized inventory plan.

Develops material release quantities with suppliers consistent with company order policies.

Analyzes MRP system requirements and note and correct discrepancies when appropriate.

Works with internal and external groups to reduce inventory levels.

Communicates requirements forecasts to suppliers in order to meet delivery schedules that are consistent with production schedule needs.

Works with suppliers to identify and resolve any potential future supply challenges.

Resolves component supply issues related supplier quality problems and inventory discrepancies.

Expedites suppliers to ensure supplier delivery performance meets commitments and expectations.

Meets with suppliers to resolve performance issues and drive continuous improvement.

Implements engineering changes to minimize obsolete and surplus materials both internally and externally.

Controls use of inbound freight and premium freight to minimize costs.

Identifies excess, distressed and obsolete inventory and implement actions to disposition it.

Drives supplier automation activities to help improve operation efficiencies.

Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certifications:

 

4 year Business degree or equivalent related experience in purchasing, production planning, and material and inventory control preferably in an OEM or tier 1 supplier environment. APICS certification is preferred.

 

Experience:

 

Purchasing, production planning, material and inventory control preferably in an OEM or tier 1 supplier environment.

Skills:

 

Must have excellent communications skills

Possess above average analytical skills.

Proficient in the use of Microsoft office suite of products including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access.

Must possess leadership ability and judgment.

Must demonstrate initiative and a sense of urgency.

 Education/Certifications:

 

4 year Business degree or equivalent related experience in purchasing, production planning, and material and inventory control preferably in an OEM or tier 1 supplier environment. APICS certification is preferred.

 

Experience:

 

Purchasing, production planning, material and inventory control preferably in an OEM or tier 1 supplier environment.

Skills:

 

Must have excellent communications skills

Possess above average analytical skills.

Proficient in the use of Microsoft office suite of products including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access.

Must possess leadership ability and judgment.

Must demonstrate initiative and a sense of urgency.

 

About Hesston

 

Only 35 minutes from Wichita, Hesston is a place where industry, recreation, and family’s blossom, offering many amenities found in a larger city but in a small-town atmosphere. Hesston’s appeal goes nationwide; more than a third of the residents hail from outside the Kansas state lines.

 Benefits

AGCO offers competitive benefits including options and choices to fit your needs such as medical, dental, prescription drug, life and accident insurance, long and short-term disability, matching 401k plan, employee assistance program, and discounted home and auto insurance.

 Why AGCO?

AGCO works tirelessly to help make today's farms more productive and more profitable. As the world of agriculture changes, so do we. Brazenly. We do it for the farmers. For the people working for them. For ourselves. For the future.  At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own.  As a Fortune 500 company and one of the global leaders in agricultural equipment manufacturing, we have an extensive network of approximately 3,000 dealers and serve more than 140 countries.  We are celebrating our 26th year in business and pride ourselves on competitive relocation and employee benefit packages.  Our collection of brands is a large part of what makes AGCO so unique. Our brands are powerful and modern. They're well-known brands like Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson and Valtra. They are the ones that the world looks to each and every day.

Join AGCO and become part of a diverse team and grow your career in ways you never imagined. It’s time to embrace your infinite possibilities!

AGCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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