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Regional Commodity Buyer Parts (m/f/d)  Metal fabrications

Datum: 25.11.2022

Standort: Marktoberdorf, DE

Unternehmen: AGCO

For our Parts purchasing team at our Bavarian location Marktoberdorf we are looking for a


Regional Commodity Buyer Parts (m/f/d)  Metal fabrications

(Ref. 91923)


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 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.

This role has the responsibility of operational purchasing processes including assurance of transactional requirements.

The Buyer, Regional Commodity Parts serves as contact window for suppliers based in region and is also responsible for daily operational tasks like supply issues, RFQ execution, etc.


What You Will Do

  • Negotiate with regional suppliers in agreement with your manager
  • Manage RFQs, Bid Analysis and supplier recommendations in agreement with management
  • Build and manage a strong relationship with key suppliers
  • Execute supplier visits
  • Manage everyday communication with suppliers
  • Support the AGCO Parts supply chain by ensuring parts related conditions
  • Carry out contract management, incl. contract data maintenance
  • Clarify requirements for design and quality specifications based on technical documents with responsible departments
  • Coordinate initial sample orders and support the approval procedure
  • Coordinate between internal departments (like Marketing, Customer Service, Pricing…)


What You Will Bring

  • Bachelor's degree in a Business or related disciplines (i.e. Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Business Management, Commodities Management)
  • Leverage supplier process knowledge for contract negotiations and continuous improvement opportunities
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills in German and English are a must, European languages, such as French or Italian are a definite plus
  • Demonstrated ability to take ownership of issues, initiate actions, and make effective decisions.
  • Ensure a comprehensive TCO that includes reliability, maintenance, operating, energy, transportation, and storing costs across region


A Plus If You Have

  • Purchasing, Supply Chain or Engineering background
  • Experience of metal/steel parts, processes, technology
  • 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

You are active, independent and you have a solid can-do attitude. Our values are teamwork, openness, reliability, initiative and respect. We are looking for someone who can bring these values and live them with us.


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.