Supply Management Specialist I in Cedar Falls, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/23/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals. We are seeking a Supply Management Specialist!  This is a contingent position forecasted for 1 Year in Cedar Falls, IA with John Deere.

Description:

Provides entry level sourcing, Enterprise Product Delivery Process (EPDP), Enterprise Order Fulfillment Process (EOFP) support to include development and execution/enforcement of strategies and contracts for commodities of lower value and less complexity. Assists with cost models, make vs. buy studies, spend analysis, invoice issue resolution and other data analyses. Works with Strategic Sourcing to address chronic supplier performance issues and/or validation of suppliers during early supplier selection process as part of Enterprise Product Delivery Process (EPDP). Makes use of Achieving Excellence process to manage the supplier's performance. The work requires the exercise of discretion and independent judgment but is reviewed periodically or upon completion.

Duties:

Executes Order Fulfillment Process (OFP) with cost reduction activities, analyzing quotations, and making supplier selection based on criteria such as quality, cost, process capability, lead time and supplier stability. Participates in implementation of resourcing activities and make versus buy decisions. Collects cost data and prepares limited supplier cost/industry analyses. Supports the Engineering Change Management (ECM) process so design changes and product improvements are implemented in a timely and cost effective manner. Develops and executes inventory plans to achieve inventory/asset management and material flow goals; resolves shipping, receiving, invoicing and payment problems to ensure prompt and accurate payments to suppliers. Drives continuous improvement in terms of performance and lowest total cost with the Supply Base utilizing Achieving Excellence process and criteria. Defines, resolves, and provides permanent solutions to supplier performance issues with the assistance of other functional representatives such as quality, product engineering, etc., while managing the day-to-day supplier relationship issues, thereby assuring proper communication occurs. Expedites parts as necessary.

 

Specific Position Requirements:

Provides entry level sourcing for commodities of lower value and less complexity. Participates in implementation of resourcing activities. Implements sourcing strategies. Able to execute job description with support from supervisor and peers.

  • 4-year degree in a business related field.
  • Open to recent grad candidates.
  • 1st shift position, business casual dress code.
  • Visa sponsorship is not available, now or in the near future, for this position.
  • Position will require minimal travel between John Deere sites with personal vehicle.

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 http://jobs.volt.com to see the other positions we have available that you may qualify.