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Dir, International Sales

Date:  Nov 29, 2023

Tremont, IL, US

Brand:  Precision Ag
Workplace Type:  Onsite

International Sales Director
Precision Planting

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 is an onsite role. You will be responsible for leading our International Sales team.  Will be responsible for developing our retrofit dealer channel and assisting in expanding our distribution partnerships with OEM’s. 


Primary Responsibilities: 

Create and Execute International Business Strategy 

  • Responsible for building new distribution channels in areas of the world with no current distribution. 

  • Responsible for the International Business strategic business plan, sales forecasts, operational plans and overall profitability of that segment. 

  • Provide direct oversight and management to our business teams in Brazil, Argentina, and Europe.  

  • Work with North American Sales Lead and OEM Account Lead to ensure alignment and consistency in distribution requirements and processes globally. 

  • Develop relationships with significant agricultural OEM manufacturers globally, as well as dealers and growers in key international markets. 

  • Work with the International Engineering Director to develop the product roadmap by major geography. 

  • Ensure connectivity and support for all International Precision Planting employees back to Operations, Marketing, Product Support and Engineering functions. 

  • Build relationship and develop plan to leverage AGCO shared resources in South America and Europe to support growing international business. 

  • Develop and maintain a strong relationship with key leaders and contacts within the industry.   


  • Reports to Precision Planting General Manager 

  • Member of the Precision Planting Leadership Team 

  • Travel can range from 40-50%. 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in agriculture studies or business studies 

  • 15+ years’ experience as a people manager 

  • 8-10 years’ experience leading a sales team 

  • Excellent people management skills 

  • Excellent time management skills 

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal  

  • Highly motivated 

  • Computer skills: Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • International experience

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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