John Deere Part Time Student Technical SM - Moline, IL in Moline, Illinois

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) - Illinois (US-IL) - Moline

Function: Supply Management / Logistics

Title: Part Time Student Technical SM - Moline, IL - 49507

Your Responsibilities

  • Project management for Supply Management initiatives.

  • Retrieve and analyze data from SAP, John Deere Supplier Network, and Total Cost Solution database to drive decisions on how to improve Supply Management business by streamlining processes and driving out cost.

  • Processing engineering change order tasks, releasing and analyzing requests for quotation, collaborating with strategic supply management specialist regarding supplier selection.

  • Ideate and execute improvement projects related to Cost Reduction

  • Execute supplier rationalization activities to optimize supply base.

What It Takes

  • Negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

  • Proficiency in MS Office applications.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Solid communicator, who thrives on solving problems and working in a team environment.

  • Pursuing a four-year degree. Preferably a student with Supply Chain Management Integration as educational focus.

  • Must be registered as a full-time student at a local university

  • Must be able to commute to the work location on a daily basis

  • Graduation date of May 2020 or later

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above

  • 16 - 20 hours/week during the academic year

  • 35 - 40 hours/week during the summer semester

A strong candidate will also have

  • Understanding of manufacturing processes and factory operations and logistics

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.