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John Deere Material Coordinator in Waterloo, Iowa

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Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa - Waterloo

Function: Operations

Title: Material Coordinator - 81631

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position

Your Responsibilities

As a Material Coordinator at Engine Works, you will be responsible for the coordination of material supporting engine production. You will work cross functionally to proactively identify material shortages and meet the needs of the production lines to provide material. In addition, you will:

  • Coordinate internally manufactured and externally procured production materials, including the expediting of material shortages needed in production.

  • Assist in the analysis of material replenishment cycles and propose changes where deemed appropriate.

  • Lead projects in relation to inventory accuracy, material availability, and material replenishment.

  • Use data analytics and problem-solving skills for proactively preventing production impacts.

    Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Microsoft skills, including Excel, Word, Office, etc

  • SAP knowledge and experience

  • The ability to multitask and work within a team in a fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrated communication skills

  • Ability to work overtime as needed based on production requirements

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Experience working with wage workforce

  • Supply Management background. SAP WM / IC / MM Modules

  • Knowledge of manufacturing concepts, including Deere Production System, Demand Flow, Kanban, Just-In-Time and Lean Manufacturing


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

  • Bachelor's Degree

    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.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business. 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, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.