Regional Commodity Manager, NA Job

  • AGCO
  • US - GA - Duluth
  • 3 days ago

Company Name: AGCO

Location: Duluth, GA, US - 30026

Job Duration: 2021-11-25 to 2021-12-25


Manager, Regional Commodity


Job Summary


This role has the ultimate goal to lead the successful execution, deployment and management of regional implementation governance of commodity strategy as well as bundling of volumes and supply on a regional scale. Additionally, this is a Leadership role to Buyers, Regional Commodity (RCBs) in region, regional supplier management, LTA discussions and serve as first escalation contact to RCBs.


Job Responsibilities


– Support and execute long-term supply strategy deployment, supplier cost modeling, opportunity assessments, supplier financial analysis, negotiations, long-term contract establishment, continuous supplier performance improvement and supplier relationship development

– Negotiate best-in-class price, payment terms, quality levels, and delivery terms for purchased products in compliance with corporate objectives

– Coordinate and support on-site supplier assessment/certification audits and continuous improvement activities that drive down total cost and increase total supplier quality

– Identify new sources of supply, in alignment with the global commodity strategy, while supporting new product development, cost reduction requirements, and supplier issues

– Evaluate medium to long-term supplier capabilities to optimize supply base

– Perform necessary duties to support corporate goals related to established supplier quality, total landed cost, and inventory objectives

– Maintain solid knowledge of key commodity trends, e.g., industry trends, cost drivers, global pricing, material lead times, and technical / manufacturing processes


Job Requirements


Bachelor’s Degree

9 – 14 years of business experience relevant to the position

Purchasing, Supply Chain or Engineering background

Ability to communicate written and verbally in English + foreign language(s) internally and externally

Experience utilizing Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook) as well as ERP systems like SAP

Experience with having direct reports (preferred)



Travel Requirement: 20 – 30%