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John Deere Material Coordinator in East Moline, Illinois

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Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois - East Moline

Function: Operations

Title: Material Coordinator - 71179

Your Responsibilities

As a Material Coordinator at John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline, Illinois, you will coordinate the procurement of internally manufactured and externally procured production materials, including the expediting of material shortages needed for production and coordinated in a way to meet all system due dates. In addition you will:

  • Lead in the departmental maintenance of inventory accuracy, including the determination of parts to be audited and then the correction of quantities along with root cause analysis and identification

  • Assist in the analysis of material replenishment cycles and propose changes where deemed appropriate

  • Lead projects in relation to inventory accuracy, material availability, and material replenishment for your production department of responsibility

  • Support work in a variable shift based on business needs

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Experience with Microsoft Office including Excel, Word and Outlook

  • Knowledge of manufacturing/warehousing concepts

  • Ability to multitask and work within a team in a fast-paced atmosphere

  • Data analysis and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work variable shift if needed

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience in Material Requirements Planning Systems/Processes, including Requirements Planning, Receiving and Warehousing

  • SAP knowledge and experience

  • Experience working with factory shop floor operations and UAW Union environment

Education (or equivalent work experience)

Ideally you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:

  • Associates degree in Business, Supply Management or equivalent experience in a related career field

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.