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John Deere Supply Management Planner with German in Poznan, Poland

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Due to the development of John Deere Polska Business Service Center in Poznań, we are currently seeking candidates for the position of:​

Supply Management Planner with German

Poznań, Poland

In Supply Chain Management, our primary responsibility is to select and manage the John Deere global supply chain of the assigned commodities. We are committed to exceeding our customer expectations by delivering products of the highest quality, on time, in full, and at globally competitive costs.

Main scope:

  • Perform the duties of a Supply Management Planner.

  • Support the project management area.

  • Communicate with suppliers on a day-to-day basis regarding schedule releases.

  • Schedule requirements for purchased material such as economic order quantities, optimal inventory level, delivery, and material replenishment.

  • Responsible for the implementation of optimal logistics processes and the material management systems within the unit and for the logistic performance of the suppliers.

  • Provide support services to Supply Management Specialists.

Main responsibilities:

  • Schedule and expedite the delivery of purchased materials to support parts availability.

  • Process suppliers’ non-conformances and expedites corrective actions.

  • Work with the Supply Management Specialist to maintain an ongoing relationship with assigned suppliers to monitor and improve supplier performance.

  • Measure the performance of the supplier and define corrective actions; may negotiate with suppliers to resolve short-term performance problems.

  • Support the Engineering Change Management (ECM) process so design changes and product improvements are implemented in a timely and cost-effective manner.

  • Work proactively with a Supply Management Specialist managing highly complex commodities and supply base.

  • Clarify quantity discrepancies between invoices and physical deliveries.

  • Coordinate and execute inventory plans using systems parameters and material replenishment strategies to achieve inventory/asset management and material flow.

  • Coordinate and execute the logistics requirements for the supplier concerning containers, packaging, methods, and parameters; arrange agreements with the supplier on appropriate logistics processes before the start of production.

  • Resolve and eliminate shipping and receiving problems to ensure prompt and accurate payments to suppliers.

  • Take care of the onboarding process and training for new employees.

  • Visit company suppliers.

Our requirements:

  • Proficiency in English and German (B2/C1).

  • Experience in specific areas of Supply Management such as supplier integration, strategic supply management, supplier development, module supply management, scheduling, forecasting, logistics, etc. (at least 1 year).

  • Good knowledge of MS Office.

  • Ability to think analytically and logically.

  • Communicativeness and ability to work in a group.

  • Good organization of working time.

  • Good interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.

What we offer:

  • Labor contract with an attractive benefit package.

  • Flexible working hours.

  • Daily contact with a foreign language.

  • Friendly international working environment.

  • Possibility to work and develop within the company.

Please attach an English version of your CV.

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, or status as a qualified individual with disability.