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Buyer , Parts Operational Purchasing

Date: Feb 1, 2023

Location: Bengaluru, KA, IN

Company: AGCO


Join one of the world leaders in global agriculture engineering Technology. AGCO's consistent efforts to deliver smart farming solutions leveraging technology and engineering prowess has helped create innovative global platforms like Precision AG Technologies.


In Support of AGCO's Farmer First purpose and clear intent of developing innovative technological solutions, we are opening a new digital capability centre located in Bengaluru, India,


The centre would focus on augmenting AGCO's global IT and Digital capability and investment in high-quality technology, innovation, and R&D talent.


The teams will be an integral part of AGCO's global ecosystem. They will work as part of a global cross-function and cross-cultural team, working together to deliver AGCO's purpose to provide Farmer-focused solutions to sustainably feed our world​​ and our vision to be the Trusted partner for industry-leading, smart farming solutions​.


"So if you are interested in working for a diverse organization that provides global opportunities, has a vision and purpose to help solve one of the biggest problems of our time and who is on the forefront of innovation, please apply today!"’


What you will looking for:


Buyer , Parts Operational Purchasing


In this role you will be able to work in a genuinely international environment with award-winning, high tech products. We constantly strive to render the best possible service to our customers. constantly improving what we do and how we do it. Data accuracy and integrity are the underlying foundation to ensure we will have the right part, at the right place when our customers need them. As a Buyer, Parts Operational Purchasing you will be responsible for general purchasing support of the Parts Purchasing Teams world wide. Your support will include updating our SAP system with price information, country of origin data, vendor master data information, invoice handling and tracking, investigation of invoicing data errors, root causes and corrective actions within nominated commodity areas. Setting up sourcing for New Production Introduction (NPI) items. Updating sourcing rules and other system requirements to ensure a smooth ordering and receiving of items in the respective warehouses. You will be working closely with the various Parts Purchasing teams in Europe, Turkey, India, China, North and South America. You will have ongoing cross-functional interaction with Finance, Supply Chain and other teams around the globe.


What you will do:


  • Sourcing of items in the system and ensure sourcing rules allow correct allocation to our warehouses around the world
  • Sending out requests for quotes 
  • Uploading price data 
  • Review invoice price discrepancies with suppliers and request, where appropriate credit notes to be applied
  • System data maintenance like country of origin, supplier data, item attributes
  • Some limited price negotiations with suppliers
  • Support buyers world wide in their sourcing strategies
  • Pull, compile and analyze data from our systems
  • Request additional information from suppliers (technical data, drawings, super-session, item breakdown and so on)


What you will bring:


  • Desirable business experience of 2-3 years in a purchasing and/or purchasing-related role; preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft office suite software including Excel, Word and PowerPoint; MS Project experience is an advantage 
  • Experience in usage of SAP/ERP systems
  • Fluent written and spoken English. Any additional knowledge in French, Italian, German or Portuguese would be an advantage
  • Being able to read technical drawings is a plus


What We Offer You:


GLOBAL DIVERSITY – Diversity means many things to us, different brands, cultures, nationalities, genders, generations – even variety in our roles. You make us unique!


ENTERPRISING SPIRIT- Every role adds value. We're committed to helping you develop and grow to realize your potential.


POSITIVE IMPACT – Make it personal and help us feed the world.


INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES - You can combine your love for technology with manufacturing excellence – and work alongside teams of people worldwide who share your enthusiasm.


MAKE THE MOST OF YOU – Benefits include health care and wellness plans and flexible and virtual work option……….


Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities, or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.


AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer


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