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John Deere Material Coordinator in East Moline, Illinois

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) - Illinois - East Moline

Function: Operations

Title: Material Coordinator - 77336

Your Responsibilities

As a Material Coordinator at John Deere Harvester Works in East Moline, Illinois, you will coordinate the procurement of internally manufactured and externally procured production materials. In addition, you will:

  • Work critical shortage reports to ensure part availability, while utilizing SAP and additional tools to support aspects of the material delivery process

  • Communicate part availability issues and resolution to operations and other key stakeholders

  • Work closely with several functional areas including operations, engineering , supply management, and material flow to root cause and correct material shortages, inventory discrepancies, reporting issues, and consumption issues

  • Implement the output from the engineering release and change management process

  • Actively support the Continuous Improvement (CI) process and shop floor initiatives

  • Support work in a variable shift based on business needs (this could fill a 1st or 3rd shift position)

    Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 1 or more years’ experience with Excel

  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and work within a team in a fast-paced atmosphere

  • Data analysis and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work overtime, both daily and weekend, or work off shift

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Knowledge of Manufacturing, Warehousing, Order Fulfillment, Supply Management, and/or Material Flow processes

  • SAP experience

  • Experience working with factory shop floor operations


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

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Marketing or Engineering

    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.