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Operational Purchaser Job

Date: Aug 5, 2019

Location: Biatorbagy, Central Hungary (Közép-Magyarország), HU

Company: AGCO

POSITION TITLE: Operational Purchaser                   


REPORTS TO: Supply Chain Manager



I.              POSITION PURPOSE:

·         This position will be responsible for the continuous material flow and availability at GSI Plant Hungary.



II.            MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITY:       

·         Issue Purchase Orders based on system requirements, engineering forecast, ad-hoc requirements coming from engineering or production

·         Follow up Purchase Orders and adjust dates, quantities according to production needs. Keep the system up to date.

·         Track progress of inbound shipments

·         Find alternative supplier if the primary supplier can't supply the required parts in time and quality

·         If supplier incoterm requires the shipping team has to be notified about the pick-up with all relevant data

·         Ensure right level of inventory is available at the plant or at the supplier side. Adjust min - max quantities in the system accordingly

·         Update forecast on a weekly level together with the required departments and communicate to the suppliers

·         Invoices are tracked and in case of any deviation it has to be communicated with the supplier, finance for correction

·         File POs, PO receipt, delivery notes on a daily basis

·         Upcoming issues are dealt with urgency involving the necessary departments

·         Quality issues are monitored and POs are adjusted accordingly, credit notes to be followed up

·         Track outsourced operation if its required by production

·         Preparing daily, weekly, monthly and ad-hock reports

·         Back-up other Purchaser colleagues if it’s required 

·         Takes active role in the localization of non-EU suppliers (identification and setup of new vendors)                                                                                                                                                                                                    



·         Intermediate experience at multinational production or forwarding company

·         Basic experience with ERP/MRP systems



·         This position requires an in-depth understanding of production scheduling

·         This position requires a basic knowledge of production

·         This position requires a basic understanding of the steel manufacturing industry

·         This position requires a basic understanding of agricultural business

·         This position requires general overview of quality measurements




·         Ability to communicate business needs to the management and the manufacturing both



·         Supplier unable to fulfill Purchase Order in quantity and/or quality

·         Supplier invoices are not matching with the agreed prices / delivered quantities

·         Production urgent raw material requirement




·         This job will have a direct impact on the production via the purchasing efficiency (cost-savings and on-time availability).

·         Also an indirect impact on customer satisfaction and sales by selection of best and most cost efficient material.




·          This job directly impacts manufacturing

·          This job directly impacts material cost and quality

·          This job indirectly impacts the external customers and sales



The job holder requires the following interpersonal skills in order to successfully execute job responsibilities:

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills

·         Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment

·         Demonstrated attention to cost and product quality

·         Able to react quickly on requests

·         The job holder must be able to work closely with many departments within GSI Plant




The job holder will have the following minimal and preferred qualifications:


·         Related college or university degree is a must (technical/engineering specialization is an advantage);

·         Relevant experience at a manufacturing company;

·         Experience at a multinational company is an advantage;

·         Negotiation level English language skills (both verbal and written);

·         Experience with ERP/MRP systems;

·         Customer oriented attitude.

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