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Regional Commodity Buyer (m/w/d) for indirect purchasing - Operations and Facility Management commod

Date: May 19, 2023

Location: Marktoberdorf, DE

Company: AGCO

For our Purchasing Team at our bavarian location Marktoberdorf we are looking for a

Regional Commodity Buyer (m/w/d) for indirect purchasing – Operations and Facility Management commodities

Ref.: 87560


In Purchasing, we pride ourselves on our pivotal role between all divisions of the company. Our cross-departmental and cross-functional cooperation extends to numerous 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.

The Buyer will assist in driving the development and implementation of AGCO’s regional commodity strategies resulting in best-in-class quality, delivery, and total cost of ownership. Additionally, the Buyer supports Regional Commodity Manager through RFQ execution, negotiations, market analysis, strategy development, contract management as well as data gathering and analysis. The Buyer also supports the Global team by identifying and implementing continuous improvement initiatives for both transactional and strategic purchasing. Success measured is based on spend addressed, value delivered, and overall service to stakeholders.


What You Will Do

  • Accountable for savings target development and execution
  • Manages priorities and competing demands, effectively managing internal customer expectations
  • Responsible for RFQ preparation, execution and analysis and contracting with the selected supplier in his responsibility area
  • Support the Regional Commodity Manager in successfully contracting suppliers to provide AGCO with cost-optimized commodities.
  • Work with Commodity Manager to support the Supplier Performance Review, including the coordination and support on-site supplier assessment / certification audits
  • Continuous improvement activities that drive down total cost


What You Will Bring

  • Bachelor's degree in a Business or related disciplines (ie. Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Business Management)
  • 3+ years of experience within indirect Purchasing area (e.g. as a Buyer), specifically in a manufacturing environment or with a manufacturing company)
  • Business fluency in English & German
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, PowerPoint, Excel, including the ability to create Pivot Tables, VLOOKUPS


A Plus If You Have

  • Understanding of multi-step strategic sourcing processes, e-commerce tools, insourcing, outsourcing and/or implementation of large projects
  • Experience working with a Purchase to Pay, ERP system 


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.


The AGCO Corporation


AGCO is a major worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment. AGCO offers a full product line including tractors, combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment and implements through more than 3,000 independent dealers and distributors in over 140 countries

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