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Strategic Purchaser Job

Date: Apr 6, 2021

Location: Suolahti, FI

Company: AGCO

Valtra Purchasing in Suolahti is looking for,


In this role you will be able to work in a genuinely international environment with award-winning, high tech products. We are curious to seek out and develop new ideas in order to better serve our customers and employees, continuously improving what we do and how we do it. In our procurement department, you will be part of AGCO global purchasing working alongside experts in their field.


What You Will Do
As a strategic purchaser you will be responsible for domestic and international supplier networks within your nominated commodity area. You will develop our purchasing according to our company's procurement strategy, participating to supplier meetings and contract negotiations.  Your responsibilities include new product projects from a purchasing point of view, the development of supplier co-operation and the competitive cost level of your own purchasing area. You will be working closely with Quality, Product Development and Material Handling departments.


What You Will Bring

  • Experience in global purchasing, particularly valued is experience in serial production purchasing.
  • Relevant education in the field of Logistics or Industrial Engineering and Management
  • Good Excel skills
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills in English and good in Finnish


A Plus If You Have

  • Experience of ERP-system, preferably of SAP


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


What We Offer You
We offer you a great opportunity to work in a profitable, growing, international organization and to be a part of easy-going yet highly professional team. We are a respected workplace of future-oriented, skillful and motivated people. We take care of the well-being of our employees: flexibility in working hours, remote work and comprehensive occupational health services.


We are happy to hear more about you and your expertise! Send your application, CV and salary expectation at the latest of 25.4.2021. We will be reviewing and possibly interviewing candidates before the application closing time. Additional information is given by Purchasing Manager Kuisma Savonen, puh. +358 40 141 8582.


AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural engineering with a portfolio of exciting international brands which deliver solutions to farmers in 140 countries through a full line offer from tractors and combine harvesters to protein production systems and smart farming software solutions – to an environment where the future is happening now. Join us as we bring agriculture into the future.                                                                                                                                   

Valtra, renowned for its reliability, longevity and Nordic heritage, is centered on true versatility and dependability.


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