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Production Control Coordinator

Date: Sep 12, 2022

Location: Paris, IL, US

Company: AGCO

Job Summary

This position is responsible for making the organization run smoothly. It is up to a master scheduler to schedule and coordinate the flow of material among various levels of the organization. This position also has responsibilities for achieving inventory goals.

Job Responsibilities

  • Place orders with suppliers for production material
  • Insure timely delivery of purchased parts
  • Support Supplier Quality issues
  • Make outsourcing recommendations to Production Control Supervisor
  • Create and manage Kanban levels where needed
  • Manage QSS levels
  • Create and review production schedules
  • Manage capacity, lead-time and yield across fab, and assembly to meet customer volume and on time delivery requirements, as well as, not exceeding production capability.
  • Discuss schedules with supervisors, production managers, and teammates to insure schedules will be met with most efficient and cost effective manner
  • Define and resolve potential part deficiencies that could prevent execution of the production schedule and sales plan
  • Run reports for work progress, costs, inventory levels and production problems, and take appropriate actions.
  • Lead in aggressively attaining inventory accuracy 
  • Take an active role in inventory management
  • Achieve all Inventory goals
  • Monitor inventory and lead corrective actions to insure inventory plan is met
  • Ensure successful execution of the build and inventory plan
  • Collaborate cross-functionally to implement process improvements
  • Participate in projects as needed
  • Assist in maintaining the company’s policy and procedure for safety

Key Performance Metrics

  • SCOT
  • Inventory Turns
  • Material Availability
  • Schedule Attainment


Safety Responsibilities

Employees/temporary employees are responsible for individual compliance with all safety rules, policies and procedures.  Associate responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Other responsibilities as assigned
  • Comply with all safety rules, policies and procedures
  • Report any unsafe practices and/or conditions to their supervisor
  • Wear required personal protective equipment (PPE) and report any defective PPE
  • Report all near-misses, incidents, injuries, illnesses, including mobile equipment or property damage
  • Participation in the site Safety and Health Program


Essential skills


  • High School diploma, advanced degree a plus
  • APICS Certification is a plus
  • 5+ years’ experience as a lead in manufacturing
  • Experience with fab and fab-less operations desirable
  • Excellent computer skills, ability to work in many systems (SAP


Qualifications and Experience

  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Ability to read, write and use basic math skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to follow precise instructions
  • Good Communication skills with ability to communicate with peers as well as all management levels
  • Demonstrated ability to think conceptually with a real commitment to change and continuous improvement


Supervisory Responsibility

This role will have no supervisory responsibilities.


Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee can occasionally to have the requirement to work with and near large machinery and equipment. The noise levels in this work environment is usually loud. The employee can be exposed to a variety of extreme conditions including temperatures ranging from 40°F to 105°F. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.


Physical Demands

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions of this job.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or craw and frequently required to use hands and fingers to handle or feel; and reach with hands or arms. The employee must be able to stand for up to twelve hours per day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


The employee must wear personal protective equipment (i.e. eye protection, respirator, hearing protection, safety shoes, gloves, sleeves, etc.)



Minimal travel is expected for this position.


Additional Eligibility Qualifications


AAP/EEO Statement

AGCO is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of inappropriate or unlawful conduct on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or other protected group status as provided by law.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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