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John Deere OFP Supply Management Specialist in Davenport, Iowa

At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns, and megacities. We live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith's shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa - Davenport

Function: Supply Management / Logistics

Title: OFP Supply Management Specialist - 81712

Onsite/Remote: Partial Remote Position

This position is eligible for a partial telework schedule arrangement at the present time. The arrangement may be delayed for training or other job acclimation purposes and remains subject to change.

Your Responsibilities

As a OFP Supply Management Specialist for John Deere Davenport Works located in Davenport, IA, you will:

  • Proactively manage parts to ensure the optimal amount of inventory held to support production and schedule variations in Construction & Forestry's build- to- order environment throughout the product life cycle.

  • Monitor daily critical and delinquent parts reports and address urgent issues immediately to ensure quality parts are available to meet production needs.

  • Maintain supplier relationships and drive continuous improvement in terms of delivery, cost, quality and business performance.

    Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • Experience in a fast- paced environment with high- paced negotiations

  • Experience with prioritizing multiple tasks/projects with ability to shift priorities as needed in a rapid production environment

  • Experience analyzing data and solving problems to achieve desired results

What Makes You Stand Out

  • The unequivocal desire to win, the ability to learn from loses when they happen and then win the next time


Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent related work experience in the following:

  • Bachelor's Degree

    What You'll Get

    At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here (http://www.deere.com/en/our-company/john-deere-careers/why-john-deere/) to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.

    The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business. John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.