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Robert Half Supply Management Specialist in Waterloo, Iowa


Robert Half is looking for a Supply Management Specialist for John Deere Waterloo Works! As the Supply Management Specialist, you will be leading and supporting a Strategic Sourcing team with the development and implementation of sourcing strategies, meeting Enterprise Product Delivery Process and Enterprise Order Fulfillment Process requirements/goals on product cost, schedule and quality for the unit. This is a great opportunity if you are interested in pursuing a career in agricultural manufacturing and supply chain management!

This opportunity is 1st shift, 45 hours a week- overtime is likely.

Compensation will be dependent upon experience ($25-30/hour)

Contact Christin, our Talent Specialist, today to apply! Call her direct line at 563.214.1120!

Supply Management Specialist Duties:

-Develops, builds and maintains an ongoing relationship with assigned suppliers to monitor and improve supplier performance

-Leads and/or supports the negotiation of supply agreements with specific suppliers

-Collects cost data and prepares supplier cost/industry analyses

-Utilizes and develops continuous improvement in terms of performance and lowest total cost with the supply base

-Works with engineers and suppliers on product specification, making recommendations to ensure a quality product at the lowest total cost and meeting cost target

-Develops, implements and improves Supply Management processes to support the Enterprise Order Fulfillment Process and Enterprise Product Delivery Process



-Understand tooling print packages and bill of materials to be able to create request-for-quote packages or order raw material and purchased goods for said packages.

-Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word

-Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with short lead times.

-Ability to work overtime.

-Excellent communication and organizational skills.

What sets you apart:

-Knowledge or experience in SAP

-Knowledge or experience in Creo or other 3D parametric CAD packages

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