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Dealers and Distributors Inventory Planning Administrator Job

Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Stoneleigh, ENG, GB

Company: AGCO

Making a difference.  That's what a career at AGCO is all about. At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own
AGCO is a global leader focused on the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and infrastructure. AGCO supports more productive farming through a full line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, tillage, implements, grain storage and protein production systems, as well as related replacement parts. AGCO products are sold through five core brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and are distributed globally through 3,150 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide. Our diverse product line, global reach and technological solutions help our customers not only survive today’s changing landscape, but to also prosper. Visit for more information.



Dealers and Distributors Inventory Planning Administrator

This is an initial 6 month fixed-term contract position

Job Summary


An opportunity has arisen for an Inventory Administrator to improve the service provided by AGCO to end-customers through better stocking of parts in AGCO dealerships. The major functions of the role are:

•  Manage a forecasting and planning system for optimizing dealer inventories
•  Develop individual planning strategies with different dealers in Europe to best meet their customer service and inventory budget targets
•  Obtain dealer feedback for continuing improvement of their inventory Planning recommendations
•  Communicate with dealers to improve the quality of data extracted from their local systems
•  Contribute to the creation of additional inventory planning enhancements and the roll-out of the solution to additional locations
•  Measure performance and give feedback to the dealers

Key Responsibilities:


• Manage forecasting and inventory planning for a selected list of European dealers
• Actively contribute to review the planning system results on a regular basis
• Support the review and the update of the planning parameters for dealerships through on-going communication with all parties to agree optimal planning parameters
• Support communication with AGCO European dealers to improve data quality and planning
• Contribute in maintaining and enhancing reporting, monitoring and analysis of KPIs


Qualifications or Experience:


• Bachelor's Degree in a numerate discipline (or in last year of study)
• Understanding of supply chain management
• Theoretical knowledge of forecasting and inventory planning techniques
• Comfortable in working with large amounts of numerical data
• Good interpersonal skills to create positive working relationships with dealers and external partners
• Ability to plan, prioritize, and complete work with speed and accuracy within established timeframes
• Ability to use Microsoft Office applications especially Excel
• Fluency in at least one other language an advantage (French or German especially)


We offer the following benefits:

• Basic salary: Competitive
• A company performance / Individual performance related bonus (5%)
• Defined Contribution Pension Scheme (The company contributes up to 10% for a 5% employee contributions)
• Life assurance and critical illness cover for Pension members
• 26 days holidays + statutory holidays
• Childcare vouchers
• Confidential Employee Assistance Programme for employees and their immediate family
• On-site parking
• On-site restaurant


Employee development and growth is part of our company culture. If you are looking for an opportunity to work in an inspiring multinational environment for a leading global player of agricultural solutions, we look forward to receiving your application!

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