John Deere Supply Mgmt Specialist in Waterloo, Iowa

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Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa (US-IA) - Waterloo

Function: Supply Management / Logistics

Title: Supply Mgmt Specialist - 41642

Your Responsibilities

As a Supply Management Specialist for Waterloo Works located in Waterloo, IA, you will provide tactical support for tractor Enterprise Product Delivery Process (EPDP) programs, including part release tracking, build tracking, and metric tracking. You are required to be a self-starter and a confident communicator who can troubleshoot and solve issues. In addition, you will:

  • Track component delivery for all builds Feasibility (FB), Durability (DB), Limited Production (LPB), and Start of Production (SOP) through established reports and collaboration from the central planning team, material flow, and our warehouses.

  • Track and summarize program CProjects workflow completion through established reports.

  • Develop and execute a tracking method for program-specific health metrics.

  • Source components to the appropriate paint supplier and maintain supplier relationships for all paint suppliers.

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 2 or more years of experience in a Supply Management or Material Management role

  • 2 or more years working in SAP

  • Proficiency in MS Office, specifically Excel and Outlook

  • Experience in roles that require demonstration of effective communication skills (written and verbal)

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Demonstrated experience with Part Data Management (PDM) and cProjects

  • Experience with the Order Fulfillment Process (OFP) and new product development programs, similar to the ones used at John Deere

  • Demonstrated effective negotiation and conflict resolution skills

  • Project management experience including creating a plan, coordinating resources and delivering results

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Management, Business Management, or Information Technology

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.