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Supply Management Specialist in Paton, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/14/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Paton, IA
  • Duration:
    100 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is looking for a Supply Management Specialist to work on-site with our customer John Deere in Paton, IA on contingent assignment forecasted for 2 years.  This position will be the first point of contact for all things related to Indirect Materials and Services (IM&S) for the JD Paton stakeholders. Responsibilities may include the following:

  • Strong relational skills required to develop and maintain stakeholder relationships.
  • Drive cost reduction events and initiatives with John Deere Paton factory and it's supply base.
  • Work in conjunction with IM&S Supply Base Managers, Category Leads and other Site Leads to implement and/or develop sourcing strategies.
  • Maintain ongoing relationships with suppliers to ensure product quality, on time delivery, and superior performance.
  • Support and may lead the negotiation of supply agreements with specific suppliers.
  • Coordinate and lead efforts to address supplier performance issues surrounding delivery, pricing, invoicing, and contractual relationships.
  • Expand the use of Supplier Relationship Management, Electronic Catalogs, and Source to Pay systems by working with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Lead John Deere Paton process improvements for supplier invoicing and electronic catalog metrics.


  • A Bachelor’s degree is preferred, or 2-4 years of experience in a common role.
  • Candidate must have good communication skills and excellent at problem solving.
  • Data Analysis experience
  • Typical hours will be 40 hours / week and should be aligned with production needs. This could possibly be a compressed week (4 10/hour days).
  • Metatarsal Safety Shoes are required for this role

This position is subject to US Export Controls. Must be a US Citizen or lawful permanent resident. 

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

For immediate consideration please email resume to look forward to hearing from you soon.

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