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. For our Global NPI team Crop Care and Harvesting we are looking for a:
Project Team Leader – New Product Implementation
The Project Team Leader drives operative management of the NPI (new product) projects on site.
The incumbent co-ordinates the multi-functional team, across the manufacturing/engineering location once the project is established.
The PTL assists other project team members on following the NPI procedure, directives and requirements, to report project status and any documentation required for Gate Reviews and Operational Product Committee meetings
This position requires an enthusiastic approach to co-ordinate the multi-functional core team, and to ensure deliverables are complete according to agreed metrics including quality, financials and timing.
New product introduction project deliverables and procedure implementation
Coordination of the cross-functional team in all steps of the AMPIP process and manage the escalation process when alignment is needed
Coordinating local cross functional project team
Responsible for commitments and results of the project.
The NPI PTL will be responsible for one or more projects composed by functionally assigned members coming from Manufacturing, Quality, Engineering, Purchasing, Product Management, Marketing, Finance, Product Support and Parts organizations.
He/she has no direct/hierarchical reports but by being responsible for the overall commitments and results of the project, can allocate work (tasks and deliverables) to other project team members and track its completion.
At least 3 years of experience as project manager, product manager, product development engineer or similar
Good overall level of understanding of New Product Development/Introduction (NPI) procedures, responsibilities and tools.
Full driving license is required
Excellent with Excel and Project
The successful candidate has:
Strong analytical, presentation and communication skills
Flexibility, good attention to detail and time management
Self starter mentality and flexible in handling change
Multicultural experience is preferred