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Purchasing Project Manager (m/f/d)

Datum: 12.01.2023

Standort: Marktoberdorf, DE

Unternehmen: AGCO

For our purchasing team at our bavarian location Marktoberdorf we are looking for a Project Manager (m/f/d)


At Fendt, you will work for the premium supplier and innovation leader in the agricultural industry. In Purchasing, we pride ourselves on our pivotal role between all divisions of the company. Our cross-departmental and cross-functional cooperation extends to all Fendt plants and includes the globally-operating AGCO Corporation. We coordinate future technologies with international suppliers in line with our Forward Sourcing Strategy and shape sustainable relationships along the supply chains. We were awarded the BME Innovation Prize 2020 for our cross-functional value network. Look forward to exciting work, a high level of personal responsibility and genuine team spirit. 


What You Will Do


  • Drive execution of Purchasing Cost Reduction Projects, in particular Ressourcing, Design Change and Make or Buy
  • Concrete Tasks are: Idea tracking, calculate business case, organize technical rewiew with suppliers, ensure ordering and approval of sample parts, phase-in-phase-out planning, financial validation
  • Generate new cost reduction ideas or drive idea validation
  • Work closely with stakeholders like Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing and Purchasing, facilitate regular meetings and document progress
  • Scope of work is European Region or defined commodity or commodities


What You Will Bring


  • Bachelor's degree in a Business or related disciplines (ie. Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Business Management, Commodities Management)
  • Excellent communicator
  • Project Management experience
  • Excellent data literacy and quantitative analysis skills


A Plus If You Have


  • Purchasing, Supply Chain or Engineering background
  • Experience with Project Management of cross-functional cost reduction projects 
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to execute operationally
  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook) as well as ERP systems like SAP


Who You Are


  • Purchasing or Project Management professionals with operative and strategic experience in manufacturing business 
  • Excellent communication and conflict solving skills
  • Able to work self-organized and self-driven in a cross-functional and multi-brand environment


What We Offer

We welcome you to our appreciative, open corporate culture – with a great team spirit and good work atmosphere. We offer attractive, fair remuneration, with additional insurance and pension schemes. We attach great importance to supporting you in your individual work-life balance – your health is important to us. As part of our Corporate Health Management, you will benefit from intensive company medical care, advice on social matters, numerous sports programs, and much more. Your ideas and your personal and professional development are important to us. We look forward to developing your full potential together with you and shaping the future of sustainable agriculture.


Fendt – A brand of the AGCO Corporation.


Our long-standing tradition and passion for agriculture make Fendt a strong brand. The Fendt brand has been part of the US global player since 1997.

Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit. Let's work together to bring a positive change to agriculture and help us develop innovative technologies that will support us in mastering new challenges such as the world’s growing population in the coming years. Help us shape the agriculture of tomorrow and become part of our team.