Supply Management Specialist

Posted 3 weeks ago by Robert Half
East Moline, IL
Application ends: March 1, 2023
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Job Description


Robert Half is seeking a candidate to be the next Supply Management Specialist for John Deere in East Moline, IL!

This opportunity is onsite, 1st shift.

What you will be doing:

-Providing entry level sourcing

-Assisting with cost models, make vs buy studies, spend analysis

-Invoice issue resolution

-Working with Strategic Sourcing team to address chronic supplier performance issue

-Collecting cost data and prepares supplier cost/industry analyses

-Developing and executing inventory plans to achieve inventory/asset management and material flow goals

-Resolving shipping, receiving, invoicing, and payment problems

-Driving continuous improvement in terms of performance and lowest total cost with the Supply Base utilizing Achieving Excellence process and criteria

-Expediting parts as necessary

Contact our Talent Specialist today to apply- Christin @ 563.214.1120!


What Skills You Need:

-Previous experience leading teams or managing projects involving multiple stakeholders and working with cross-functional teams

-Proven ability to collaborate on project teams involving multiple disciplines and facilities to deliver expected results

-Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills to work in a team environment, interacting with design engineers, suppliers and management

-Experience with negotiation and conflict resolution

-Strong verbal and written communication, presentation and documentation skills with multiple levels of the organization

-Proven experience with prioritizing multiple tasks/projects with the ability to shift priorities as needed in a fast-paced environment

-Strong computer skills and systems knowledge, especially with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

What Makes You Stand Out?!

-Previous experience in one or more areas of Supply Management, such as: supplier integration, strategic supply management, supplier development, material flow, tactical supply management, scheduling, forecasting or logistics

-Experience using SAP/PDM (workflow)

-Experience analyzing data and solving problems to achieve desired results

-Business or engineering degree or equivalent experience

-Sourcing, cost reduction, or change management experience

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