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Buyer, BCC Turkey

Date: Jun 18, 2022

Location: Kocaeli, Gebze, TR

Company: AGCO

Making a difference.  That's what a career at AGCO is all about. At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own 


AGCO is a global leader focused on the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery and infrastructure. AGCO supports more productive farming through a full line of tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, tillage, implements, grain storage and protein production systems, as well as related replacement parts. AGCO products are sold through five core brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, GSI®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and are distributed globally through 3,150 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries worldwide. Our diverse product line, global reach and technological solutions help our customers not only survive today’s changing landscape, but to also prosper. Visit for more information.



Location: Gebze, Istanbul



Function:                 Purchasing

Reports to:              Manager, Purchasing


Who We Are Looking For


The Buyer will be responsible for establishing pricing and ensuring the supply base for NPI and & re-sourcing Projects of BCC Turkey. The Buyer will have full responsibility for his/her project and will report to the Purchasing. Manager/BCC Turkey. Within the context of the supply, in alignment with global commodity strategies, the Buyer will work to drive the following objectives:

• Optimize costs while meeting Engineering and Product Management specifications/requirements

• Ensure consistent supply to AGCO operations

• Support the Supplier Development programs to create savings value from incumbents and to identify and establish alternate suppliers

• Track and manage compliance and focus on cost savings

• Working with Product Management and Engineering with the New Product Introduction process where applicable in Turkey

• Responsible for establishing supplier contracts


What You Will Do

- Successfully selecting suppliers to provide AGCO with cost-optimized for NPI & Re-sourcing Projects in BCC Turkey.

- Test pricing in the supply market and improve best cost contracts (TCO)

- Support the Supplier Development processes (on-site supplier assessment / certification audits and continuous improvement activities)

- Investigate and inform BCC Purchasing Manager. the new and/or alternate sources of supply as necessary to support new product development cost reduction requirements, and/or supplier performance issues.

- Assist BCC Purchasing Manager in the development and execution of long-term supply strategy, pricing analyses, negotiations and long-term contract establishment including LTA and ACRE.

- Develop SIG program with Turkey supplier base.

- Identify and develop suppliers in Turkey consistent with our Global Commodities Manager

- Ensure that prices are adjusted based on raw material and forex fluctuations. 

What You Will Bring

•     Graduate, Undergraduate Level of Education on Mechanical or Metallurgy Engineering
•     Ideally 1-2 years of experience 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 beneficial
•     English fluency and relevant regional language 

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