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John Deere Supply Management Specialist in Grovetown, Georgia

There are over 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! 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.

John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identify or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Primary Location: United States (US)- Georgia- Grovetown

Function: Supply Management / Logistics

Title: Supply Management Specialist

Onsite/Remote:Onsite Position

This position is eligible for partial telework arrangement at the present time.The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change

Your Responsibilities

As a Supply Management Specialist for John Deere Commercial Products, Augusta located in Grovetown, GA you will.

  • Keep production lines running through rigorous supply base activities

  • Maintain a relationship with assigned suppliers to monitor and improve supplier performance

  • Participate in multi-functional teams responsible for developing and implementing sourcing strategies

  • Support continuous cost reduction/value improvement activities

  • Support Enterprise Product Delivery Process (EPDP) activities

    Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Skill in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution

  • Understanding of fundamental business principles and practices

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects at one time

  • Ability to travel domestically and/or internationally up to 25%

What Makes You Stand Out

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

  • Experience with Supply Management processes and tools to include procurement platforms such as SAP/SRM

  • Cross-functional work experience(s) in areas such as product engineering, quality, manufacturing operations, material flow, supply management, industrial engineering, etc.

  • Project management experience

  • Knowledge of unit processes and operations


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

  • Business, Supply Management, Engineering/Technology, or similar discipline

What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go while working in an inclusive team environment. 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. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses

  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401K and Defined Benefit Pension)

  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account

  • Adoption assistance

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Tuition assistance

  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations

  • Charitable contribution match

  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use

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    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.

    The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control. Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company's board of directors, or to the extend authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.

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