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John Deere OFP Buyer Sr in Saltillo, 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: OFP Buyer Sr

Primary Location: Mexico (MX) - Coahuila (MX-COA) - Saltillo

Function: Supply Management / Logistics

John Deere is a foremost leader in the ag equipment business, and we continue to put a solid stamp on other industries. For over 150 years, the company’s portfolio of groundbreaking products has grown to include industries related to and outside of agriculture, including Turf, Construction and Forestry and Wind Technologies. The image of John Deere is no longer that of a signature green tractor meandering across a field; it’s been replaced with an image of acceleration, swift progress, and innovative leaping toward the company’s 200th year. The product line alone serves as proof with advances in machine performance, equipment automation, fleet management, and John Deere’s ongoing investment in emerging markets.

Main Responsibilities:

-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 enterprise/region/division/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 Skills You Need:

-Understanding of Order Fulfillment Process. (Has a good understanding of the principles and can independently use the knowledge.) -Knowledge of unit processes and operations. (Has a good understandingof the principles and can independently use the knowledge.) -Skill in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution. (Has a good understanding of the principles and can independently use the knowledge.)

What Makes You Stand Out:

-Work experience in a team environment. (2 or more years).

-Experience in specific areas of Supply Management such as: supplier integration, strategic supply management, supplier development, module supply management, scheduling, forecasting, logistics, etc. May be position specific. (2 or more years).

Education (or equivalent experience):

-Bachelor Degree Engineering, Business or Supply Mgmt (University Degree (4 years or equivalent)).

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.

John Deere--a proven business leader-- watch your potential grow.

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.