Supply Management Planning Lead
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Date: May 17, 2021
Location: Iowa, United States
Company: John Deere
There are over 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050,
there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at
an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and
infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we're all
about at John Deere. And it's why we're investing in our people and
our technology like never before! Here the world's brightest minds
are tackling the world's biggest challenges. If you believe one
person can make the world a better place, we'll put you to work.
Primary Location: United States (US)
Function: Supply Management / Logistics
Title: Supply Management Planning Lead - 73621
There are currently 8 open positions for the Supply Management
2 positions Waterloo, IA
1 position Moline, IL (Harvester)
1 position Des Moines, IA
1 position Dubuque, IA
1 position Davenport, IA
1 position Augusta, GA
1 position Horicon, WI
This position is eligible for remote work at the present time.
The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job
acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.
As a Supply Management Planning Lead for John Deere, you will
communicate with suppliers, planners, buyers, site integrators, and
operations on a day-to-day basis regarding delivery schedules. You
will monitor factory critical shortage and other reports daily to
ensure adequate delivery plans and material replenishment using
optimal logistics processes for your assigned unit(s). This level
focuses on medium-high spend, complexity, and factory/product order
volume. In addition, you will:
- Supervise Deere and contingent Supply Management Planners.
Monitor planner performance and drive planning excellence. Perform
hiring and onboarding activities for new Supply Management
- Work with the Supply Management Planners and Specialists to
monitor and improve supplier performance; measure the performance
of the supplier and define corrective actions; support planners in
negotiations with suppliers to resolve short-term performance
- Resolve shipping and receiving problems to ensure prompt and
accurate payments to suppliers.
- Schedule and expedite the delivery of purchased materials to
support a production plan, including recommendations for premium
logistic alternatives when appropriate.
- Support critical factory meetings as required.
Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.
What Skills You Need
- Experience in areas of Supply Management such as supplier
integration, strategic supply management, logistics, or OFP / PDP
- Ability to multi-task and shift priorities as needed
- Self-motivated, and possesses initiative to seek out additional
- Proficient in SAP
- Skill in interpersonal communications, negotiations, and
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of software, especially
Excel, Word, Teams, and Outlook
- Travel up to 25% of the time based on business needs
What Makes You Stand Out
- Previous supply management experience in a manufacturing
- Cross-functional experience in areas of material flow, supplier
development, and operations
- Previous supervision experience
Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent related work
experience in the following:
- Bachelor's degree in a Business/Management,
Engineering/Technology or Supply Management discipline or one or
more year's equivalent work experience
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
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