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Primary Location: United States (US)
Function: Supply Management / Logistics
Title: Strategic Supply Management Specialist - 74503
We have two open positions, one will be located in Ankeny, Iowa and one will be located in Moline, Illinois.
As a Strategic Supply Management Specialist for John Deere Des Moines Works or for John Deere Seeding located in Moline, IL, you will support Supply Chain Integration (SCI) activities for your assigned commodity, relating to the Enterprise Product Delivery Process (EPDP) for Application and Tillage equipment. You will also act as a program lead, representing SCI for assigned program/project. In addition, you will:
Develop, build, and maintain ongoing relationships with assigned suppliers to monitor and improve supplier performance; actively monitoring supplier performance and lead/support corrective actions when appropriate.
Develop and implement SCI strategies for assigned commodity, ensuring alignment with unit and enterprise strategies to benefit financial and operational objectives
Work closely with suppliers, cost managment and engineers to define and exceed EPDP objectives including cost, quality, and delivery objectives
Lead and/or support the negotiation of supply agreements
Support achievement of key program metrics and goals
Monitor and address metrics for assigned program/project, working cross-functionally to ensure key program metrics and goals are achieved
Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.
What Skills You Need
Demonstrated success in interpersonal communications, negotiations, and conflict resolution
Demonstrated ability to work effectively, influence without authority, and execute cross-functionally
Two (2) or more years of experience with project management
Demonstrated working knowledge of financial analysis and business cases
Advanced understanding of SAP and PDM
Ability to travel domestically and/or internationally up to 25%
What Makes You Stand Out
Three (3) or more years of experience in Supply Management
Cross functional experience (Supply Management, OFP, Operations or Quality)
Experience working with the Enterprise Product Development Process (EPDP)
Experience working effectively in an ambiguous and changing environment
Experience leading and motivating cross-functional team members
Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Management, Business/Management, or Engineering
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.