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Supplier Cost Engineering Specialist Hybrid/Remote

Published date a week ago
Posted: a week ago
Company AGCO
Company: AGCO
Location Suolahti
Location: Suolahti

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. 

We are looking for a   

Supplier Cost Engineering Specialist  

to join our team in Suolahti, Äänekoski or Linnavuori, Nokia in a hybrid/remote role 

Why AGCO? 

More people. More food. More farm productivity. It's a simple but compelling growth opportunity. Join us developing solutions to help farmers feeding the world. 

Job Summary  

Reporting to Manager, Supplier Cost Engineering, you will focus on creating process cost simulations and providing should cost calculation support to purchasing and engineering departments. In this role you have a chance to learn manufacturing concepts in different commodities, develop own core manufacturing know-how, participate in technical aspects as well as commercial negotiations and develop cost engineering systems and tools. This role offers you an opportunity to get into the world of cost engineering and see the agriculture business from engineering, purchasing, manufacturing and finance point of views. 

What You Will Do  

  • you will have a regional or global lead role in the responsible commodity cost engineering projects   

  • realize cost savings for sourced components by conducting detailed manufacturing process simulations and should cost calculations  

  • define, implement and maintain standardized cost engineering systems, tools and instruments for purchasing on a global perspective   

  • provide active negotiation support to global commodity teams and local purchasing  

  • develop internal knowledge and expertise on manufacturing technologies  

What You Will Bring  

  • a degree in engineering (Bachelor/Master) or equivalent 

  • We value previous work experience in cost engineering, sales engineer or manufacturing related role, but we can consider recently graduated applicants and students in the final stages of their studies   

  • fluent English (Finnish and other European languages are a plus)   

  • strong quantitative, analytical and problem-solving skills  

  • communication skills with an ability to work at all levels in a cross-functional organization 

  • technical background and basic manufacturing process knowledge in the agricultural machinery industry field (e.g., castings, forgings, machining, sheet metals, plastics).   

What Characterizes You 

  • a positive and proactive team player who enjoys working in a global, multicultural environment, but is also able to work independently 

  • comfortable doing cross-functional projects with different stakeholders 

  • willingness to travel (20% travel required) 


We are happy to hear more about you and your expertise! Send your application, CV and salary expectation by November 20th, 2022. We will be reviewing and possibly interviewing candidates before the application closing time. Additional information is given by Niko Hyytiäinen, Manager, Supplier Cost Engineering, tel. 0400-473 053