Global Tooling Manager (m/f/d)
AGCO GmbH, Marktoberdorf
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Gewünschte Expertisen
* manufacturing
* German
* project management
* commercial negotiation
* Problem solver

Fendt – A brand of the AGCO Corporation.

Our long-standing tradition and passion for agriculture make Fendt a strong
brand. The Fendt brand has been part of the US global player since 1997.

Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit. Let’s work
together to bring a positive change to agriculture and help us develop
innovative technologies that will support us in mastering new challenges
such as the world’s growing population in the coming years. Help us shape
the agriculture of tomorrow and become part of our team.

For our Purchasing Team at our Bavarian location Marktoberdorf we are
looking for a

Global Tooling Manager (m/f/d)
At Fendt, you will work for the premium supplier and innovation leader in
the agricultural industry. In Purchasing, we pride ourselves on our pivotal
role between all divisions of the company. Our cross-departmental and
cross-functional cooperation extends to all Fendt plants and includes the
globally-operating AGCO Corporation. We coordinate future technologies with
international suppliers in line with our Forward Sourcing Strategy and
shape sustainable relationships along the supply chains. We were awarded
the BME Innovation Prize 2020 for our cross-functional value network. Look
forward to exciting work, a high level of personal responsibility and
genuine team spirit.

The position provides cross-functional support to internal stakeholders
during the sourcing and product development process, helping to drive the
global purchasing strategy and creating value for internal and external
customers through detailed tooling manufacturing process cost knowledge.
The incumbent reports to Director Supplier Cost and Tooling Engineering and
delivers strategic, tactical and operational support for the Purchasing,
Engineering, Finance and Manufacturing organization. The incumbent manages
tooling projects, prioritizes strategic and tactical initiatives to embed
robust procurement processes, driving cost savings and delivering sound
metrics. The position requires advanced understanding of the manufacturing
industry to be able to operate effectively on a global level across
functions, regions and brands. The Global Tooling Manager has a direct
impact to the business in capital expenses cost reduction, purchasing
negotiations and product development.
What You Will Do
* Create detailed analysis of tools, evaluate cost breakdowns and
provide value-engineering support to product development and sourcing
* Realize cost avoidance and savings for vendor and in-house tools
within new development, resourcing projects and tool renewals by
providing negotiation support to global purchasing commodity teams
* Act as a subject matter expert in regards of global tooling risk
management and help to develop tooling sourcing strategies for AGCO
and its suppliers
* Define, implement, and maintain standardized cost calculation
systems, tools and instruments for tool costing engineering on a
global perspective
* Verify vendor tooling/capital equipment to ensure it is suitable for
AGCO’s needs and requirements
What You Will Bring
* University degree in Engineering (Bachelor/Master) or technical
hands-on journeyman background in tool making
* Ideally over 5 years of work experience in a tool
manufacturing/design/engineer-related role
* Mastery of tooling manufacturing process knowledge in at least one
tool technology, preferably foundry tooling
* Fluent German and English
A Plus If You Have
* Basic understanding of the business environment from the aspects of
purchasing, engineering, quality and manufacturing
* Proven track record of cross-functional project management
* Good communication and experience in commercial negotiation
Who You Are
* Team worker
* Problem solver
What We Offer

We welcome you to our appreciative, open corporate culture – with a great
team spirit and good work atmosphere. We offer attractive, fair
remuneration, with additional insurance and pension schemes. We attach
great importance to supporting you in your individual work-life balance –
your health is important to us. As part of our Corporate Health Management,
you will benefit from intensive company medical care, advice on social
matters, numerous sports programs, and much more. Your ideas and your
personal and professional development are important to us. We look forward
to developing your full potential together with you and shaping the future
of sustainable agriculture.

Convinced? Then please apply online via our careers page with your
application documents, including salary expectations.