Mgr, International Shipping (98404)

Job Posted 7/6/2024
United States
Job Description

International Shipping Manager


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:

As the leader of the PP operations organization, you will spearhead our global shipping activities. This pivotal role is responsible for the shipment of international products, with a focus on communication, customer service, on-time delivery, and cost efficiency. Reporting to the Ops. Manager, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our operations and your career.



  • Responsible for managing international logistics partners to deliver operational excellence to PP customers.

  • Works with customers, sales, and operations areas to ensure product delivery is on-time and meets quality and compliance standards.

  • Responsible for assuring accuracy on shipped product as well as traceability working with internal and partners systems.

  • Manages a team of supervisors, order processors, schedulers, and shop floor employees to accomplish the department goals.

  • Acts as the main contact for international logistics for transportation companies as well as our PP supply chain partners across the world.

  • Conduct weekly reviews to track progress on shipping activities and keep stakeholders appraised.

  • Analyzes and resolves problems, interprets policies in defined areas and demonstrates solid knowledge of processes and procedures.

  • Initiates and fosters a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.

  • Assists in the hiring and training of new staff and the development of supervisors and team leaders.

  • Responsible to work with team to carry out inventory replenishment activities.

  • Manages shipping supplies budget and capital improvement projects for international shipping.

  • Completes and conducts employee reviews.

  • Accomplishes staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching and disciplining employees; developing, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4-year degree. BA/BS.

  • 4 plus years of experience in Shipping, Production and/or Supervision.

  • 2 years of experience in logistics related field or international commerce

  • Knowledge of export rules and regulations.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

  • Excellent organizational skills.

  • Ability to maintain a high level of productivity while meeting deadlines.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge in both GP ERP System and SCALE WMS System

  • Bachelor’s degree supply chain management or logistics.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to effectively manage department processes and process improvement.



AGCO is an equal opportunity employer.