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Supply Management Specialist II in East Moline, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 2/11/2019

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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 Specialist.  This is a contingent position forecasted for 2 Years in East Moline, IL at John Deere.


Supports and may lead a commodity Strategic Sourcing team with the development and implementation of sourcing strategies for enterprise/region/division/unit. Builds and develops a supply base for procuring less complex and strategic materials, products, supplies and services. Responsible for quality, delivery, supplier performance and establishing appropriate material replenishment process. Coordinates and leads efforts to address chronic supplier performance issues and/or validation of suppliers during the early supplier selection process as part of Enterprise Product Delivery Process (PDP). Facilitates the quality planning activities with suppliers.


  • Manages Class I service parts fill performance which includes establishing first year Parts Distribution Center (PDC), depot, and dealer demand forecast for all new Class I service parts.
  • Coordinates the establishment of initial stock levels for service parts with critical codes.
  • Supports the Engineering Change Management (ECM) process so design changes and product improvements are implemented in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Makes long term purchasing decisions for service parts that fall within three to five years of meeting the obsolescence policy.
  • Analyzes cost and price structure on initial stock order (ISO) parts.
  • Identifies strategic machines and models to maintain service parts support.
  • Interfaces with distribution and requirements teams for adoption of new parts and the cancellation and obsolescence strategies for factories that are managed.
  • Provides ownership of unit data in the corporate initial stock order (ISO) database and the corporate pathways recommended stock website.

Specific Position Requirements:

  • Knowledge of statistical analysis, economics and trend forecasting.
  • Understanding of forecasting.
  • Understanding of dealer and Company parts systems and procedures.
  • Understanding of Order Fulfillment Process. (Has a good understanding of the principles and can independently use the knowledge.)
  • Skill in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution.
  • Knowledge of unit processes and operations.
  • Degree in a Business/Management/Engineering/Technology/Supply Management/Accounting/Finance discipline or equivalent experience. (University Degree (4 years or equivalent))
  • Experience as a Buyer/Planner/Supply background.

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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