Supply Management Planner II in Waterloo, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/19/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Waterloo, IA
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals. We are seeking a Supply Management Planner.  This is a contingent position forecasted for 1 Year in Waterloo with John Deere.


Performs the duties of a Supply Management Planner I. Communicates with suppliers on a day-to-day basis regarding schedule releases. Schedules 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. Provides support services to Supply Management Specialists.


Description of the major duties performed in this job. Schedules and expedites the delivery of purchased materials to support a production plan including recommendations for premium logistic alternatives when appropriate. Processes suppliers non-conformances and expedites corrective actions. Works with the Supply Management Specialist to maintain an ongoing relationship with assigned suppliers to monitor and improve supplier performance; measures the performance of the supplier and defines corrective actions; may negotiate with suppliers to resolve short-term performance problems. Executes inventory plans using systems parameters and material replenishment strategies to achieve inventory/asset management and material flow goals. Drives continuous improvement in terms of performance with the supply base using Achieving Excellence process and criteria. Executes the logistics requirements for the supplier concerning containers packaging methods and parameters; arranges agreements with the suppliers on appropriate logistics processes. Works with Supply Management Specialist managing low-to-medium complex commodities and supply base. Resolves shipping and receiving problems to ensure prompt and accurate payments to suppliers.

Specific Position Requirements:


What Skills You Need 

• Experience with SAP as it relates to Supply Management processes 
• MS Office applications experience (Excel and Word) 
• Ability to work within a team environment. 
• High level of attention to detail and follow-up skills. 
• Experience with Order Fulfillment Process (OFP). 

What Makes You Stand Out 

• Experience in working with MRP, Common Worldwide Interfactory System(CWIS), 
• Experience in Supply Management, or related area 
• Experience in other SAP areas such as Accounting, Sales, Accounts Payable, Logistics, etc. 
• Experience in establishing and maintaining internal and external relationships 
•Education (or equivalent work experience)
• Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or related field. (Or equivalent work experience)

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Contact a Volt representative by applying to this posting online for immediate consideration. We look forward to speaking with you soon.

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