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Manager Fendt Planning & Reporting (m/f/d)

Date: Jan 2, 2022

Location: Marktoberdorf, DE

Company: AGCO

Fendt is not just a name, Fendt is a conviction. Because with Fendt tractors and harvesting machines, farmers and contractors achieve their goals faster and with more yield.

It is our daily aspiration to meet and even exceed the high demands of our customers and to help them succeed with the best agricultural machinery. Whether tractor, combine harvester, forage harvester or baler - whoever drives Fendt, leads. The Fendt era began in 1930 with the 6 hp diesel tractor. To this day, Fendt, an AGCO brand, continues to set standards in agricultural technology.

You can find more information about Fendt at: http://www.fendt.com


For our Team Marketing Service at our Bavarian headquarters Marktoberdorf we are looking for a


Manager (m/f/d) Planning & Reporting Fendt Full Line

Ref.: 83055


The Manager Planning and Reporting will have immediate responsibility for the Sales & Operations Plan for Fendt's tractor factory in Marktoberdorf and for the sprayer and forage harvester assembly factory in Hohenmölsen. He will work closely with his Marketing Service colleagues responsible for the Gold and Green Harvesting business as well as the non-Europe & Middle East factories to ensure consistency and process coherence across product lines. The Manager Planning and Reporting will also be responsible for providing  a comprehensive set of KPIs and reports supporting core Sales and Marketing management processes for the Fendt Full Line.


What You Will Do


  • Establish a global 5-year volume plan for the Fendt Full Line, develop cross-functionally aligned volume scenarios based on product roadmaps and go-to-market strategies to support management decisions on investments and deployment of ressources
  • Lead the global demand and supply volume planning process as well as consolidate the demand forecasts and sales targets by markets to align with capacity allocations, inventories and production plans to establish the consensus Sales and Operations Plan
  • Monitor performance against the plan, initiate corrective measures as required and follow-up on the effectiveness of measures (Plan-Do-Check-Act)
  • Facilitate a transparent decision-making process to secure alignment with all relevant stakeholders and to ensure synchronization of commercial tactics with capacity planning and capacity allocations
  • Develop management level and operating level KPI reporting structure and facts base to guide day-to-day priorities and support core sales and marketing performance management and decision making processes
  • Frequently communicate with marketing, sales and operations teams through S&OP cadence meetings and ad-hoc contacts as well as by providing comprehensive performance reporting for the Fendt Full Line
  • Lead and oversee miscellaneous duties of the planning and reporting team and guide day-to-day production program planning and capacity allocation
  • Collaborate on brand and corporate initiatives for process improvement and digitalization of the plan-to-invoices processes


What You Will Bring


  • University Degree in Business Administration, Engineering or Agriculture and/or comparable working experience
  • At least five years of relevant leadership experience in Sales and Operating Planning, sales and marketing management or similar functions
  • Proficiency in German and English is required, further language skills are a plus


A Plus If You Have


  • Strong communication skills with team player mindset
  • Solid understanding of SAP (SD) and experience with management reporting systems (e.g. Tableau) and CRM Systems (e.g. Salesforce)


Who You Are


  • You are a hands-on and passionate self-starter with strong analytical skills, business acumen and interpersonal competence
  • Enjoy working in a multinational and highly dynamic environment


Are you curious? Then quickly apply with your relevant application documents to this position.


Fendt - A Brand of the AGCO Corporation.

The Fendt brand has been part of the US global player since 1997. Fendt, however, is no longer just a tractor manufacturer, but rather an agricultural equipment company with a full line of products. What distinguishes Fendt within the AGCO Corporation? The claim to develop the best technical solutions and to deliver the highest quality.

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