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AGCO Corporation Materials Planner in Beloit, Kansas

Materials Planner

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Date: Nov 20, 2022

Location: Beloit, KS, US

Company: AGCO

Materials Planner

Who we are looking for:

At AGCO, we believe that when our employees succeed, our business succeeds. It’s a people philosophy that we believe  and  invest in.  We make sure all of our employees – in every function, every geography and at every level – have the tools they need to be successful and take charge of their career. Because when our people grow, our business grows. Every day. Every way.

AGCO has an exciting opportunity for a Materials Planner to join its team in delivering extraordinary results at the Beloit, KS location.The Beloit Location operates around the clock to serve internal and external customers on a global scale. This is a role with growth potential and developmental opportunities. 

The Materials Planner will be responsible for optimizing site supply chain processes, performance and tools. The position is responsible for supporting the Materials team, idea generation and implementation of supply chain optimization actions including supplier performance and development, transportation, material flow and inventory optimization. Also, the position will drive and support critical supply chain situations and optimization of costs, capacity utilization while meeting specifications/requirements from Materials, Logistics, Manufacturing, Purchasing, and Engineering.


What you will do:

  • Place/manage orders to coincide with supply plans from production facilities and third-party suppliers.

  • Manage adjustments to plans as necessary, including changes to POs, schedules, standard costing, etc. within the ERP system.

  • Communication of risks related to inventory and supply plans in terms of lead time and capacity constraints for products.

  • Reach agreement with sales and marketing on acceptable/equitable quantities and timing.

  • Establish critical inventory parameters — such as activity-based costing (ABC) and safety stock settings, replenishment quantity and launch quantity, taking into account constraints and input, such as lead time and order cycle time.

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in related field

  • 3-5+ years of experience in domestic and international materials planning processes and /or logistics and supply chain

  • Project management skills and experience in working across functions, multiple sites and cultures

  • Experience with SAP MM and proficient in the use of Microsoft office suite software including Excel, Word and PowerPoint

A plus if you have:

  • Master’s degree is preferred in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Industrial Engineering

  • LES experience is a differential

What we offer:

Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit while helping us create innovative technologies and a positive impact that helps feed the world’s nearly 8 billion people. From the day you decide to join AGCO, we want to engage and excite you and we’re clear on where we want to go as a business and we trust you to help us there. Whether you want to learn a new skill or you aspire to do something different, we can help you develop the skills you need to take your career - and our business - to the next level.

We also invite you to “Make the Most of YOU” - Benefits include: health care and wellness plans, flexible and virtual work options (where available), 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, paid holidays and paid time off, flexible spending accounts, reimbursement for continuing education, company philanthropic programs, company perks programs, and much more…

Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.

AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural engineering with a portfolio of exciting international brands which deliver solutions to farmers in 140 countries through a full line offer from tractors and combine harvesters to protein production systems and smart farming software solutions – to an environment where the future is happening now. Join us as we bring agriculture into the future.

Job Segment: Logistics, Supply Chain, Industrial, Testing, Supply Chain Manager, Operations, Manufacturing, Technology

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