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John Deere Material Coordinator in Davenport, Iowa

There are 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 in our 175-year history. 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. RIGHT NOW.

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

Function: Supply Management / Logistics

Title: Material Coordinator - 57531

Your Responsibilities

As a Material Coordinator for John Deere Construction and Forestry (C&F), located in Davenport, IA you will support production departments/employees on part shortages or problems and drive for resolution and root cause of issues. In addition, you will:

  • Communicate issues/resolution to the appropriate module representatives for follow up and attend daily production meetings to report on hot parts

  • Recommend procedures for specific situations that will maintain inventory accuracy and management

  • Find and correct root cause of material shortages and provide recommendations for solutions

  • Work critical shortage reports to ensure part availability

  • Implement the output from the engineering release and the change management process and resolve consumption errors and drive for issue resolution

  • Support monthly and yearly financial audits

  • Participate as team member or team lead on Inventory Accuracy Teams

  • Successful candidates in this role have a history of being detail oriented, going above and beyond to solve problems, have excellent communication skills, make connections and develop working relationships with people in many areas

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, and Outlook

  • Demonstrated ability to build working relationships with an emphasis on effective written and verbal communication

  • Proven organizational experience handling multiple projects or tasks

  • Experience working in a team environment and delivering expected results

  • Able and willing to work extended hours to support the production schedule

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience with a Material Requirement Planning (MRP) system (Such as: SAP, Oracle, home grown system, etc)

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and factory operations

  • Knowledge of supply management systems, processes and practices

  • Proven experience working proactively in a self-guided environment

  • Demonstrated ability to work with data, analytics and reporting

Education (or equivalent work experience)

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, or Supply Management

No relocation benefits are available for this position.

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.