John Deere Part-Time Student - Inventory Control - Waterloo, IA in Waterloo, Iowa

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

Function: Supply Management / Logistics

Title: Part-Time Student - Inventory Control - Waterloo, IA - 42148

Your Responsibilities

  • Position will be responsible for the cycle counting process for Value Class A & B parts (100% counted each year) and Value Class C & D parts (100% counted every 3 years) with the intent to comply with Deere & Company guidelines.

  • Coordination is required to count, reconcile and investigate root cause of discrepancies.

  • Worksheets will be kept showing when the part was counted, what our system inventory was at the time of the count and what our physical count was in order to keep track of our accuracy level. This supports our factory goal of reaching 95% inventory accuracy.

  • Duties will also include -

  • Filing and documentation system to aid in reviewing history on adjustments to parts.

  • Participate in quarterly random audits for Deere & Co. by preparing count packets and participating in the counting process within the warehouse and recounting if necessary (with auditor, if applicable).

  • Create and publish weekly and monthly reports:

  • Weekly report of blocked inventory

  • Month-end Inventory by Storage Location for Days on Hand

  • Month-end cycle count reporting;

What It Takes

  • Basic computer knowledge:

  • MS-Excel (VLOOKUP, Filters, Formulas, Pivot Tables)

  • MS-Outlook

  • Pursuing a degree in Accounting, Math, or Supply Chain Management; others may apply

  • 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 December 2019 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

  • Basic accounting

  • Advanced Excel

  • Production knowledge on how material flows through a factory

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.