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IT Analyst II - Manhattan (Warehouse Management System) Job

Date: Mar 24, 2021

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 www.AGCOcorp.com for more information.


     IT Analyst II – Manhattan (Warehouse Management System)


Job Summary

The Analyst II position is responsible for proactively leading the effort to understand the AGCO business requirements and identify how best to translate those into Business Systems solutions. Key responsibilities include providing support for project work, ongoing day-to-day operational needs (maintenance, fixes, enhancements, releases and small change requests), performing data analysis. The AGCO team operates under and SAFE AGILE environment.


Job Function and Responsibilities

• Collaborate with key business resources on requirements gathering, solution design, configuration, testing, user acceptance, implementation, and documentation.
• Understand and translate business concepts to executable functional designs; ensure functional designs are executed as a viable solution to the business concept; ensuring module solution aligns and is compatible with overall architecture.
• Ability to be a stand-alone AGILE development partner undertaking not just analysis but key developments and testing functions
• Plan production software deployment activities and provide input into the change management process.
• Assist with estimations of new developments and enhancement requests (costs, benefits, resources).
• Monitor performance and provide responsive action to issues maintaining high-level internal customer satisfaction to required service level performance measures, through the successful resolution of customer requests/issues/change requests.
• Ensure individual and team compliance with all AGCO policies and procedures including Sarbanes Oxley, IT and Security. Follow and adhere to established governance processes and standards.
• Plan, prepare and execute system, product, acceptance and operational readiness testing. Create test approaches, conditions, cycles, scripts, environments.


Functional Knowledge


• Formal IT methodology experience is required. Including AGILE, Prince2, PMP
• Practical experience of full life-cycle implementation and operational support of systems
• Detailed knowledge of the following is mandatory:
    o Manhattan WMS module
• Detailed knowledge of the following is preferable:
    o iSeries AS400 ILE, ERP, CRM, WMS, EDI methods Net, Java, Oracle/Linux 


Business Expertise

• Logistics or Supply Chain experience is key.
• Agricultural experience is a plus.


Essential Skills


• Strong written and spoken communication / interpersonal skills, capable of interacting with multiple levels of IT and business management.
• Successfully influences diverse groups and teams in a complex, ambiguous and rapidly changing environment to deliver value-added solutions.
• Effective working relationship with the business to ensure business requirements are accurately captured, agreed and accepted.
• Adaptable to new technologies/practices and acts as change agent within teams
• Demonstrable ability to work under tight deadlines with multi tasks with proven self-starter experience
• Demonstrable ability to manage time and workload within the timeline of the business requirements and team members

Your perspective

Join AGCO’s Distribution Management Team and be part of our UK office which supports AGCOs Europe, Africa and Middle East Region and is located on beautiful parkland setting in Warwickshire. State of the art offices provide a pleasant working environment and all the facilities you would expect from a progressive global organisation. 

We have over 30 nationalities working within our UK Operation to support our customers’ global needs.  AGCO is an exciting Company with a rapidly changing and growing environment and attaches great importance to the provision of continuous personal learning and development. 


We offer the following benefits


  • Basic salary: Competitive 
  • A company performance / Individual performance related bonus (10%)
  • 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
  • BUPA Healthcare
  • 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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