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Procurement Analyst

Date: Nov 22, 2022

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!"



Who We Are Looking For:


AGCO is looking to hire candidates for the position of Procurement Analyst.


This position directly affects the Parts availability across AGCO’s customer network mainly in EAME but also in other regions. AGCO Parts main Supply Chain KPI is to deliver best in class system fill. The Procurement Analyst has a direct influence over this area for the parts and suppliers managed by the role holder.  Poor judgment in decision making harms the delivery of Fill KPI and results in high back order levels. Failure to deliver AGCO Parts objectives can also damage the perception of the AGCO brands – impacting all areas of the business.


The Procurement Analyst will be responsible for maintaining and developing relationships with external suppliers across the globe to ensure a sustainable delivery performance according to the contractual agreement with the supplier. On-time delivery for 3rd Party deliveries has a direct impact on AGCO Parts availability.


To manage and develop a range of suppliers across the world to ensure that the purchase order schedules are met on time and in the requested quantity. This position directly affects the Parts availability across AGCO’s customer network mainly in EAME but also in other regions.


To execute planning for a wide range of part numbers for each warehouse location using AGCO Parts’ MRP system. To expedite open Purchase orders in case of unexpected demand increases. The role is responsible for the daily execution of the planning to ensure Parts availability and to manage the resolution of the customer backorder lines in close collaboration with Customer Services if required.


The position will work closely with Forecasting& Planning, Purchasing and Logistics to ensure a smooth inbound supply chain process considering AGCO Parts requirements and suppliers.


The position will collaborate with the supplier, Operations and Finance to resolve 3rd party discrepancies. The role holder will be responsible for investigating the root cause of the discrepancy and communication to the relevant functions.


What You Will Do:


  • Executing the daily planning of managed parts using the MRP system to secure and maintain safety levels for the parts managed by the respective team member.
  • Responsible for the management of the supplier’s delivery schedule and open purchase orders, the role holder must expedite, confirm according to lead-time, amend and negotiate as required
  • Minimize the number of past due purchase orders according to the agreed lead-time with the supplier and be responsible for the short, medium and long term performance of the supplier.
  • Resolution of customer backorder lines for parts managed.
  • Resolution of 3rd Party grief / discrepancy issues   
  • Track own performance through KPI tracking as agreed with the Procurement Supervisor including preparation and regular reviews.
  • The Procurement Specialist will be expected to operate under their own initiative and work under pressure given the nature of the role. The position requires the prioritization of tasks and management of workload in an organized and methodical manner and the occupant must be capable of dealing with pressure from internal and external stakeholders and have the ability to react in a firm manner when required.
  • Internal and external stakeholders will regularly approach the role holder for information exchange. The Procurement Specialist will be representing AGCO Parts in meetings with external suppliers and thus is required to be an effective, able communicator. Good presentation skills are necessary in the role.
  • The role holder will be required to build a wide network of contacts inside the organization given the breadth of functions interlinked with this position. Being a team player is an integral part of this role


What You Will Bring:


  • At least 2-3 years of relevant business experience required for the position
  • Demonstrate good knowledge in the areas of order execution, forecasting and inventory planning.
  • Good knowledge of SAP and MRP systems are important for the role.
  • Decision making ability with a view to improve AGCO Parts availability and hence service to our customers.
  • The role-occupant must understand and carefully consider the needs of AGCO’s customer base in respect of criticality of spare parts availability for managed products.
  • A good level of analytical capability is important to the role and needs to be demonstrated through previous experience.
  • Experience and understanding of supplier management. Daily contact with the supplier is required and therefore the role holder should also possess knowledge of the suppliers’ manufacturing processes and technical knowledge.
  • Advanced Excel Skills are important for this role


Who You Are:


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Fluent in English communication (verbal and written)
  • Additional languages (preferably French, German, Italian, Turkish or Finnish) is advantageous.
  • Problem solving skills are needed


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

Job Segment: Sustainable Agriculture, Procurement, Logistics, Supply Chain, Agriculture, Operations, Bilingual