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Dir, HR, Precision Planting

Date:  May 7, 2024

Tremont, IL, US

Brand:  Precision Ag
Workplace Type:  Onsite

Global Precision Planting HR Director 


Company Overview 

Precision Planting is a leading provider of agriculture technologies for farmers who Believe in Better™ with a focus on creating solutions for current agronomic issues and providing practical educational resources. Precision Planting products upgrade the performance of farmers’ existing agricultural equipment. Our global company is represented by a network of more than 600 dealerships and offers technologies to farmers and agricultural equipment manufacturers worldwide. Our team at Precision Planting continues to grow without sacrificing our valued company culture. We are proud of the hardworking, creative, and passionate people that symbolize our brand. We continue to grow our product lineup through their high integrity, high performance, and collaboration. If you share these values, then we might be the right place for you. 



About the Job:  

This position is responsible for providing a comprehensive HR partnership for the Global Precision Planting business.  This individual will provide leadership for all functional HR activities, work closely with business leadership by providing HR expertise, acting as a strategic partner on all key HR initiatives, employee relations and employee/leadership development activities.  This role is responsible for the overall HR strategy for Precision Planting. 



  • Act as a business partner to the Precision Planting business 

  • Define and manage the talent acquisition strategy and implement processes. 

  • Define and implement talent management strategy to ensure retention, recruitment, and development of top talent. 

  • Provide ongoing coaching and consultation to people managers. 

  • Lead a team of HR professionals that support the business. 

  • Ensure effective leadership and operational excellence of all basic HR processes including performance reviews, incentive planning and talent reviews/succession planning.  

  • Lead, support and develop HR staff as business partners in support of the company strategy and objectives. 

  • Perform and lead HR due diligence for M&A within Precision Planting. 

  • Manage Precision Planting staffing and headcount budget. 

  • Support leadership in cultivating our company culture.  


What must I have?  

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field required.  

  • 8-12 years of Human Resources experience  

  • Global HR experience 

  • 2-4 years of Global HR Business Partner experience

  • Functional knowledge of HR practices, policies, practices, and programs.  

  • Experience coaching and providing leadership development across multiple levels  

  • Able to maintain and build trust along with the demonstrated ability to protect and preserve confidential information.  

  • Strong communication and presentation skills including the ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels.  

  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, and project management skills.  

  • Ability to analyze information and make decisions quickly and accurately.  

  • Solid understanding of HR policies/procedures, as well as local, state and federal employment laws.  

  • Flexible and able to respond quickly to changing job demands and prioritize multiple responsibilities.  


 What We Offer:  

  • Competitive Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental, & Vision)   

  • 401(k) with employer match    

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)  

  • Paid Holidays    

  • Paid parental leave  

  • Fertility Benefits  

  • Life and AD&D Insurance 

  • Pet Insurance  

  • Training & Development opportunities 



AGCO is an equal opportunity employer.  





Precision Technology

AGCO’s rapidly growing portfolio of precision-agriculture product lines, led by the Precision Planting brand, is unrivaled in the industry, offering growers high-return-on-investment technologies designed to manage and reduce inputs while increasing yield and protecting soil health. And because Precision Planting technologies can be installed on existing equipment from any major vendor, Precision Planting offers farmers an effective way to improve the performance and profitability of the equipment they own today.

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