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Manager Material Planning Job

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AGCO Corporation

Hesston, KS

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AGCO is currently seeking a Material Handling Manager to join our Manufacturing and Quality department in Hesston, KS. The Material Handling Manager will be responsible for the internal material flow management of AGCO's North America Manufacturing Center for hay, harvesting, and planters. The Material Handling Manager will direct local teams in the Materials Business Unit and will also be tasked with utilizing capital, human, and material resources to exercise accountability for departmental material processes and production supervisors.


Note: Relocation assistance is available to the Hesston area for this position.


Responsibilities of the Material Handling Manager:

*Lead initiatives which impact inventory accuracy, inventory levels, process and procedure, improvement, and implementation *Implement and support  Cost reductions. *Provide leadership over the talent management, performance development, and evaluation of the Materials Planning Unit *Direct the execution of strategic corporate initiatives as they pertain to materials and inventory levels *Improve supplier on time delivery performance through direct interaction with the supply base *Oversee auditing, metric derivation and inventory levels *Promote employee engagement in continuous improvement activities

Required Qualifications and Education of the Material Handling Manager:

*7+ years of Inventory Management *2+ years of experience managing salaried employees *Completed Bachelor's degree, preferably in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or Business Administration

Preferred Qualifications of the Material Handling Manager:

*Knowledge and experience deploying continuous improvement tools such as KanBan, Six Sigma, and Lean Manufacturing *APICS/CPIM certification *Experience working in a low volume/high mixture manufacturing environment

About Hesston

Only 35 minutes from Wichita, Hesston is a place where industry, recreation, and families blossom, offering many amenities found in a larger city but in a small town atmosphere. Hesston's appeal goes nationwide; more than a third of the residents hail from outside the Kansas state lines.



AGCO offers competitive benefits including options and choices to fit your needs such as medical, dental, prescription drug, life and accident insurance, long and short term disability, matching 401k plan, employee assistance program, and discounted home and auto insurance.



At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own.  As a Fortune 500 company and one of the global leaders in agricultural equipment manufacturing, we have an extensive network of approximately 3,000 dealers and serve more than 140 countries. We are celebrating our 25th year in business, and pride ourselves on competitive relocation and employee benefit packages. While headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, AGCO has manufacturing facilities all over the world creating and distributing their full-line of products, including Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson, and Valtra. Join AGCO and become part of a diverse team and grow your career in ways you never imagined. It's time to embrace your infinite possibilities!


AGCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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AGCO is a global leader focused on the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery. We support 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

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