Production Control Coordinator

Date:  Sep 6, 2023

Paris, IL, US

Brand:  Grain & Protein

The Production Control Coordinator is responsible for making the organization run smoothly. It is up to a Production Controller to schedule and coordinate the flow of material among various levels of the organization. This position is responsible for achieving inventory goals. 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area to 5S Standards  and follow all Environmental and Safety rules, policies and procedures.

  • Implement all aspects of AGCO Lean and Quality Management systems 

  • Other responsibilities as assigned 

  • Place orders with suppliers for production material 

  • Insure timely delivery of purchased parts 

  • Support Supplier Quality issues 

  • Create and manage kanban levels where needed 

  • Manage quality safety stock 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 

  • Create reports as needed to support planning, scheduling, and inventory control 

  • 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 


  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required 

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred but not required 

  • APICS Certification preferred 

  • 3 to 5 years’ experience in production control 

  • Excellent computer skills, ability to work in many systems. (SQL, Excel, Access, MRP) 

  • Good Communication skills with ability to communicate at all management levels 

  • Demonstrated ability to think conceptually with a real commitment to change and continuous improvement 


Qualifications and Experience 

  • Ability to use various tools including (tape measure, wrenches, screw drivers etc.), read blueprints and tape measure 

  • Ability to read, write and use basic math skills 

  • Strong computer skills 

  • Strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to follow precise instructions 

  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, managers and across departments 



Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit while helping us create innovative technologies and a positive impact that helps feed the world’s nearly 8 billion people.  From the day you decide to join AGCO, we want to engage and excite you and we’re clear on where we want to go as a business and we trust you to help us there.    Whether you want to learn a new skill or you aspire to do something different, we can help you develop the skills you need to take your career - and our business - to the next level.


We also invite you to “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 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.



AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural engineering with a portfolio of exciting international brands which deliver solutions to farmers in 140 countries through a full line offer from tractors and combine harvesters to protein production systems and smart farming software solutions – to an environment where the future is happening now.

Smart Solutions

Our five grain and protein brands help our customers manage seeds and grains, protect animal health and improve productivity. GSI and Cimbria offer advanced, integrated systems that make storing, conditioning, moving, and managing grain and seed easier and more profitable. Cumberland and AP leverage the latest high-tech solutions to improve poultry and swine production, including state-of-the-art climate control, biosecurity, and feeding systems. And Tecno’s innovative layer housing helps egg producers protect the well-being of their birds and achieve better results.

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