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Sr. Manager/Director NPI Quality Harvesting And Application

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Agco Corp. Hesston , KS 67062

Posted 3 months ago

AGCO is currently seeking for Sr. Manager/Director NPI Quality Harvesting and Application

to join our Global NPI Quality team


As part of the initiated transformation of the Global Quality organization AGCO introduces a new organizational set up for NPI Quality division.

The role of Sr. Manager is focused to provide the support for the refinement and execution of AGCO NPI process focusing on product quality and reliability improvement. Develop and communicate NPI Quality Guidelines to quality teams. Guide and train NPI quality teams to fulfill AGCO Major Product Introduction Process requirements. Identify key risks related to new product introduction, support project quality countermeasures definition and decision making.

The role directly reports to Director Global NPI Quality.

The role location base is flexible among the following sites: Hesston or Jackson, Breganze, Canoas with travelling requirement up to 50% of working time.


  • Provide expertise, training, and coaching to NPI quality managers and leads, regarding quality processes and methods to build and maintain product excellence in a customer-oriented culture

  • Influence new product introduction for a specific family of products from early conceptual designs through the market introduction

  • Drive action and issue resolution during the entire product development and introduction cycle

  • Drive lessons learned from issue resolution and customer feedback into the product development cycle

  • Work closely with technical service teams for resolution of customer issues

  • Work closely with product development and validation teams

  • Provide strategic and direct engagement with business partners on highly escalated issues

  • Work closely with QA teams to improve manufacturing quality and test coverage before shipment

  • Drive product quality initiatives in close partnership with R&D, Technical Services, Purchasing and Manufacturing departments.

  • Communicate Quality and Reliability expectations to the sites & projects and follow up on the development and execution of project quality plans


Required Education & Experience

  • A minimum of 10 year experience as new product introduction team leader or team member, preferably in the same or similar industry

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering. MS or PhD are a plus

  • Fluent Oral/Written English communication skills

  • Quality assurance, advanced product quality planning (APQP) or product development background.

  • Preferable experience in R&D, quality or technical service

  • Experience with virtual builds, simulation, product validation and agriculture background are a plus.

  • Familiar with product engineering systems

  • Experience in solving complex problems in cross-functional and multi-cultural teams


The knowledge, skills and/or ability required

  • Strong Communication skills in listening, questioning, explaining, influencing.

  • Ability to effectively present information both verbally & written.

  • Strong Interpersonal skills in building relationships, sensitivity, empathy.

  • Flexibility in being responsive, creative, adaptable, manage change.

  • Self-management in managing stress, time and work, self-starting, learning.

  • Ability to analyze data, synthesize and develop strategic recommendations.

  • Ability to solve complex problems


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 over 9,200 dealers and serve more than 140 countries. We are 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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Sr. Manager/Director NPI Quality Harvesting And Application

Expired Job

Agco Corp.