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Product Support Specialist

Date:  Sep 19, 2023

Tremont, IL, US

Brand:  Precision Ag


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 

The Product Support Specialist is responsible for delivering an exceptional customer experience by providing advanced technical support to dealers and end-users of the Precision Planting product line.  You will collaborate with R&D in assisting with new product launches. You will also lead dealer training, assist at trade shows, and create Precision Planting publications.  



  • Field calls from growers and dealers on technical support questions during office hours as well as an after-hours rotation. These calls will include support requests for such things as installation, in-field operation, and in-field breakdowns 

  • Respond to inquiries and call-back requests placed on the on-line ticket system during office hours as well as during the after-hours rotation 

  • Make on-site service calls when an issue has progressed past the abilities of the local dealer and remote support is no longer an acceptable option 

  • Communicate issues and future needs to the R&D team for current and future products 

  • In collaboration with R&D, being actively involved with the go-to-market process for some of our new products to ensure a successful product launch 

  • Create and deliver on projects focused on customer experience, process improvement, and training effectiveness 

  • Generate and edit content for technical publications including operator and installation manuals, technical and service bulletins, knowledge base articles, and product instructions. 

  • Lead breakout sessions of both introductory and advanced level dealer training. 

  • Lead breakout sessions during Precision Planting conferences 

  • Set-up, tear-down, and staffing of show booths at various regional and national trade shows 

  • Rebuild and maintain planters used for trade shows, testing, training, etc. This includes the installation of all products 

  • Assist and occasionally present at Planter Technology Institution events 

  • Compile, analyze and report on test plot and field data to assist in the marketing and research of products 


Minimum Qualifications 

  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment 

  • Effective communicator (both written and verbal)  

  • Basic mechanical skills and knowledge 


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in agriculture, Business or related field 

  • Experience in presenting to groups 

  • Willingness to develop and grow 

  • Creative problem solving to overcome obstacles 

  • Professional approach and interpersonal skills 

  • Experience in a customer support role 


What We Offer:  

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

  • Life and AD&D Insurance  

  • Paid Parental Leave 

  • Fertility Benefits 

  • Pet Insurance 

  • 401(k) with employer match   

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) 

  • Paid Holidays 

  • Education Assistance 




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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