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Commodity Buyer - Engineering/Manufacturing

Date:  Sep 22, 2023

Kocaeli, Gebze, TR

Brand:  Massey Ferguson

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.


Commodity Buyer - Engineering/Manufacturing

Location: Gebze, Istanbul


Function:                 Purchasing

Reports to:              Manager BCC Turkey


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.
  • Provide market information and suppliers date to GCM for develop and execution of the commodity strategy.
  • Assist BCC Purchasing Manager in the development and execution of long-term supply strategy, pricing analyses, negotiations and long-term contract establishment including LTA.
  • 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.
  • Update various Dashboards.

What You Will Bring

  • Graduate, Undergraduate Level of Education on Mechanical or Metallurgy Engineering or Industrial Engineering essential
  • Ideally 2-3 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 


Massey Ferguson® offers a straightforward and dependable experience providing the best value for farmers around the world. Massey Ferguson® has earned the loyalty of farmers by leveraging an innate knowledge of the land, the farm, the machines, and equipment needed to get the job done. Massey Ferguson® has been a trusted partner of farmers for 175 years of innovation.

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