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1st Shift Production Supervisor

Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: Morton, IL, US

Company: AGCO



Production Support Specialist Job Description

Precision Planting is an innovative conpany that is changing the agriculture industry in remarkable ways. In only twenty years, we have helped redefine agriculture in the US and globally. Our products make growers more productive, increase yields, current agricultural practices more sustainable, and reduce the costs to feed a growing world. Precision Planting is growing rapidly and has many new products and business opportunities it is pursuing to continue that growth. We are entrepreneurial in our DNA, fast-paced in our actions, and value hard work, innovative thinking, open communications, and teamwork. If you share these values, then we might be the right place for you to contribute, grow and succeed in your career.


Job Duties:

  • Ability to communicate with the engineering team and provide insight on NPI.
  • Ensure that the schedule provided to them by the Supervisor is followed. Has primary responsibility for accurate reporting of completed work orders.
  • Ability to train employees to assemble and package within the work center and provide coaching as needed.
  • Ability to train others to serialized kits.
  • If in assembly, can train others to conduct complex and detailed testing.
  • Responsible for setting up work centers in a timely and organized manner, as well as 

tearing down the work center when the work order is complete. 

  • Awareness of safety and report unsafe practices or concerns as needed or handle those issues themselves.
  • Initiates and fosters a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
  • Aid in supervising administrative procedures and processes.
  • Ability to train others to follow standard operating procedures.
  • Ability to utilize the p-track system and train new employees in learning the process and monitor the system to ensure employees are utilizing it correctly.
  • Excellent knowledge of GP and Scale, continually learning new ways to troubleshoot the 


  • Ensures that the schedule provided to them by their supervisor is followed. 
  • Ability to assist others in learning basic functions of GP and Scale.
  • Perform various duties based on departmental need.
  • Use best judgment in identifying and rectifying situations.
  • Aid in organizing the workflow and delegation of task distribution.
  • Ability to schedule jobs according to priority and workload.
  • Aid in ensuring that quality is maintained, regularly doing quality checks on each job in the work center.
  • Has the ability to communicate with the Quality Control team on issues with parts from vendors.
  • Ability to work flexible or extra hours as needed.

Job Minimum Qualifications:

  • Has worked with Precision Planting for at least 2 years either as a contractor or as a full-time employee.
  • 3 plus years of experience and/or training in Assembly, Manufacturing, Shipping and/or Production.
  • Exceeds required expectations concerning attendance.
  • Exceeds a high level of commitment and team atmosphere and foster that culture among the other employees.
  • Continues to learn new skills and demonstrates a high knowledge of procedures within production.
  • Able to answer questions when asked and assist in training employees on various jobs.
  • Able to work with a team to foster an environment for process improvement and looking for ways to improve efficiency.
  • Has the leadership skills and job competency to lead a work center.
  • Ability to use skills and knowledge to supervise employees in the Supervisor’s absence.
  • Report directly to the Supervisor.
  • Free of any written disciplinary actions for at least 1 year.

Physical Requirements:

  • Continuous walking, standing, and moving about.
  • Frequently lifts, carry’s or otherwise moves and positions objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Repetitive movement of hands and arms.
  • Full range of motion to reach, bend or kneel as needed.


AGCO is an equal opportunity employer

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