John Deere SCI Buyer Sr. (Temp) in Garza Garcia, Mexico

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.

Title: SCI Buyer Sr. (Temp)

Primary Location: Mexico (MX) - Nuevo León (MX-NLE) - Garza Garcia

Function: Supply Management / Logistics

John Deere combines innovation and technology to produce exceptional equipment and services that delight our customers. We are a world leader in providing advanced products and services and are committed to the success of customers whose work is linked to the land – those who cultivate, harvest, transform, enrich and build upon the land to meet the world’s dramatically increasing need for food, fuel, shelter and infrastructure. Since 1837, John Deere has delivered innovative products of superior quality built on a tradition of integrity. We make John Deere a great place to work through an emphasis on work-life balance and a values-based culture that encourages professional development and community involvement.

Through consistent operational excellence in business performance, we help ensure the success of new and existing products. Fully engaged in the present, but with an eye to the future, our innovative team continually implements practices that help redefine the leading edge. This effort includes our Achieving Excellence program, which promotes continuous improvement and strengthens supplier relationships.

This is a temporary position for 12 months.

What you’ll do:

  • Leads and/or supports 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. In the Enterprise Product Delivery Process, plays a key role in integrating suppliers early in the process to optimize design and cost.

  • Builds and develops a supply base for procuring complex and strategic materials, products, supplies and services.

  • Coordinates and leads efforts to address chronic supplier performance issues.

What it takes:

  • Understanding of Order Fulfillment Process.

  • Skill in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution.

  • Knowledge of advanced data gathering and analysis techniques, including statistical analysis.

  • Knowledge of unit processes and operations.

  • Experience in specific areas of Supply Management such as: supplier integration, strategic supply management, supplier development, module supply management, scheduling, forecasting, logistics, etc.

  • Project management experience.

  • Work experience in a team environment.

  • Special considerations: This position requires flexibility to work after hours or during the weekend, due to the program requirements. Travel disposition all the time, and support any special requirements at IJD or any other Deere units.


Degree in an Engineering/Technology/Supply Management discipline or equivalent experience.


  • Business agreements with suppliers Business Market knowledge.

  • EPDP process knowledge. SM coordinating experience. Availability to talk in front of big group of people.

What you’ll get:

We extend our values to the way we take care of our employees, providing a comprehensive range of benefits that help us retain the best and brightest professionals in the industry.

Ready for intense teamwork, ambitious objectives and a rewards package that makes it all worthwhile?

This position will be posted for a minimum of 7 business days and unposted when a qualified pool of candidates is achieved.

Candidates must have the necessary work permits to work in the country.