Supply Management Planner in Madison, WI at Volt

Date Posted: 6/28/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Madison, WI
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  • Duration:
    100 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Whether you are preparing to graduate and unsure about the next step to start your career or you received your degree and found it was much harder to start a career than advertised, the jobs you want seem to only be interested in candidates with 2-5 years of experience and the jobs that seem to want you are jobs you are pretty sure you do not even need that degree for….

We have a solution!  Volt has an opportunity with John Deere for you to become part of their prestigious team of professionals. We are seeking Supply Management Planner(s) who will communicate with suppliers on a day-to-day basis regarding schedule releases. These long term contingent positions located in Waterloo IA, and East Moline IL.

 Job Duties Include:

  • Schedules and expedites the delivery of purchased materials to support a production plan including recommendations for premium logistic alternatives when appropriate

  • Processes supplier’s non-conformances and expedites corrective actions.

  • Provide support services to Supply Management Specialist

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

  • Works proactively with 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.

  • Coordinates and 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.

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

  • Resolves and eliminates shipping and receiving problems to ensure prompt and accurate payments to suppliers.


  • Candidates must be proficient in MS Office, prefer candidates who have experience with SAP.

  • Bachelors degree in Business related field preferred.

  • Ability to learn/ master new programs quickly is required.

This is a great way to get experience in a growing field at a great company.

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.

If you do not meet all the qualifications of the position listed here, please be sure to go to to see the other positions we have available that you may qualify.


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