Overview

The AGCO Corporation.
AGCO is a major worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment. AGCO offers a full product line including tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment and implements through more than 3,000 independent dealers and distributors in over 140 countries.
For our purchasing team at our bavarian location Marktoberdorf we are looking for a

Regional Commodity Buyer (m/f/d) Hydraulic Cylinders
​​​​​​​(Ref. 92474)

In Purchasing, we pride ourselves on our pivotal role between all divisions of the company. Our cross-departmental and cross-functional cooperation extends to numerous 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.

This role has the responsibility of tactical and operational purchasing processes including assurance of transactional requirements.

The Buyer, Regional Commodity serves as contact window for suppliers based in region and is also responsible for daily operational tasks like supply issues, RFQ execution, etc.

What you will do
Support purchasing budget definition

Ensure regional and/or local compliance

Negotiate with regional suppliers in agreement with RCM

Manage RFQs, Bid Analysis and supplier recommendations in agreement with RCM

Execute supplier visits/audits with Supplier Quality Engineers

Conduct cost analysis activities with Cost Analysis Team; Support commodity reporting and performance measurement

Ensure a comprehensive TCO that includes reliability, maintenance, operating, energy, transportation, and insurance costs across region
What you will bring
Bachelor’s degree in a Business or related disciplines (ie. Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Business Management, Commodities Management)

Minimum experience of 2 years business experience in a role relevant to the position

Leverage supplier process knowledge for contract negotiations and continuous improvement opportunities

Knowledge of risk factors (currency, shipping costs, single source dependency, supplier ownership) and incorporation of counter activities

Ability to communicate written and verbally in English and foreign language(s) internally and externally
A plus if you have
Strong analytical skills with ability to execute operationally
Experience utilizing Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)

Who You Are
Ability to compromise

Cooperate and integrate others

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.

AGCO GmbH

Johann-Georg-Fendt-Straße 4 I D-87616 Marktoberdorf/Allgäu
Phone: +49 8342 77-0 | www.agcocorp.com

Fendt.® is a worldwide brand of AGCO.