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Supplier Development Engineer (m/f/d)

Datum: 15.01.2023

Standort: Marktoberdorf, DE

Unternehmen: AGCO

For our purchasing department at our Bavarian location Marktoberdorf we are looking for a Supplier Development Engineer (m/f/d)


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.


What You Will Do


  • Will support Production Capacity of AGCO suppliers on-site, identifying bottleneck processes and build an action plan together with supplier and Support Team with the goal to achieve enough supply according to AGCO Demand forecast.
  • Identify potential Supplier Development opportunities in supply-chain based on data models, supplier audits, purchasing collaboration. Further create cost savings for external sourced components in projects.
  • Define, implement, develop and maintain expertise, standardized Lean tools and methodologies for purchasing on a global perspective
  • Provide active purchasing negotiation support to global commodity teams in the responsibility area. Prepare and analyze management and performance reports.
  • Maintain good manufacturing technology capability overview of the supply chain


What You Will Bring


  • Industrial engineer (Bachelor) or comparable studies
  • Hands on experience on Lean Manufacturing such as Value Stream Mapping (VSM), Capacity Calculations, Standardized Work, Waste Observation & Elimination, Workload Leveling (Yamazumi), SMED, Kaizen, OEE, Takt, Time Knowledge in Theory of Constraints (TOC), Visual management to solve problems,
  • Basic manufacturing process knowledge such as castings, forgings, machining, metal fab, plastics, etc.
  • Fluent English skills


A Plus If You Have


  • Hands on experience in Problem Solving Techniques (A3, 8-D, etc.), and various Quality Tools (PFMEA, Control Plan, PPAP, etc.)
  • Ideally minimum 5 years of work experience in a Lean or continuous improvement related role, preferably in a global environment
  • Good communication and experience in commercial negotiation
  • Knowledge in Power Point and Advanced excel
  • You enjoy working in multicultural environment and have willingness to travel


Who You Are

  • Team worker
  • Problem solver
  • Adaptive


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.