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AGCO | Duluth, Georgia
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Job Description

AGCO is currently seeking a Global Tooling Cost Engineer to join our team in Duluth, GA and actively drive the execution of our global purchasing strategy. The Global Tooling Cost Engineer will be responsible for delivering strategic, tactical, and operational value for the Supplier Cost Analysis organization. Additionally,, the Global Tooling Cost Engineer will create value for internal and external customers through delivering detailed tooling manufacturing process cost initiatives.


Note: Relocation assistance is available to the Duluth, GA area for this position. Additionally, up to 40% of national and international travel may be required.


Responsibilities of the Global Tooling Cost Engineer:

  • Manage cross-functional cost improvement projects with internal and external stakeholders
  • Act as an advisor to Purchasing Leadership and cross functional process partners
  • Develop the internal knowledge and expertise on manufacturing technologies for tools
  • Manage large-scale cost down initiatives during and after NPI phase
  • Lead purchasing negotiations in collaboration with the global commodity teams
  • Develop and execute a tooling cost-down and design strategy
  • Conduct detailed manufacturing process simulations to discover cost savings
  • Create saving opportunities by developing new manufacturing concept ideas
  • Manage Global Supplier Cost Analysis projects and support the AGCO School of Purchasing process
  • Define, implement, and maintain standardized cost analysis systems, tools, and instruments for purchasing on a global scale


Required Qualifications of the Global Tooling Cost Engineer:

  • 5+ years of experience in an engineering or manufacturing role working with tooling, specifically molding patterns and/or injection molding tooling


Preferred Qualifications of the Global Tooling Cost Engineer:

  • Experience purchasing tooling or negotiating with tooling suppliers
  • Experience working with international manufacturing site or suppliers
  • Experience working within the construction, automotive, agriculture, or off highway vehicle manufacturing industries


Education of the Global Tooling Cost Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Engineering, or equivalent technical experience is required
  • Master’s degree in Engineering is preferred



About Duluth:

Only 30 minutes outside of Atlanta, Duluth is home to AGCO headquarters. The location allows easy access to the big city lifestyle that Atlanta provides. The headquarters have grown to now include over 500 employees.




AGCO offers competitive benefits including options and choices to fit your needs such as medical, dental, prescription drug, life and accident insurance, long and short term disability, matching 401k plan, employee assistance program, and discounted home and auto insurance.



At AGCO you have a voice and the opportunity to impact our long-term success, as well as your own.  As a Fortune 500 company and one of the global leaders in agricultural equipment manufacturing, we have an extensive network of over 9,200 dealers and serve more than 140 countries. We are celebrating our 25th year in business, and pride ourselves on competitive relocation and employee benefit packages. While headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, AGCO has manufacturing facilities all over the world creating and distributing their full-line of products, including Challenger, Fendt, GSI, Massey Ferguson, and Valtra. Join AGCO and become part of a diverse team and grow your career in ways you never imagined. It’s time to embrace your infinite possibilities!


AGCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About AGCO

AGCO Corporation (AGCO) manufactures and distributes agricultural equipment and related replacement parts. AGCO sells a range of agricultural equipment, including tractors, combines, self-propelled sprayers, hay tools, forage equipment and implements, and a line of diesel engines. Its products are marketed under a number of brand names, including AGCO, Challenger, Fendt, Gleaner, Hesston, Massey Ferguson, RoGator, Spra-Coupe, Sunflower, Terra-Gator, Valtra and White Planters. AGCO distributes most of its products through a combination of approximately 3,000 independent dealers and distributors in more than 140 countries. In addition, the Company provides retail financing in the United States, Canada, Brazil, Germany, France, the United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland and Austria through its finance joint ventures with Cooperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A. (Rabobank). On September 10, 2007, the Company acquired Industria Agricola Fortaleza Limitada (SFIL). (Source: 10-K)

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