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Supply Management Planner/Administrative Assistant

Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: John Deere

There are 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before in our 175-year history. Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.

Primary Location: Vereinigte Staaten (US) - North Carolina (US-NC) - Cary 
Function: Supply Management / Logistics
Title: Supply Management Planner/Administrative Assistant - 52513


Your Responsibilities


As a Supply Management Planner and Administrative Assistant in this dual role for John Deere in Cary, North Carolina, you will perform 75% of time supporting the Partnering Solutions Group for Supply Management and 25% of time as an Administrative Assistant for the Turf & Utility Senior Management.


In the Supply Management position you will:


  • Serve as the primary contact to Demand Planners, Order Management Specialists, warehouse personnel, and supplier schedulers regarding scheduling, ordering and delivery of production bundles
  • Participate on project teams to support product schedule development
  • Update SAP for suppliers’ requirements and deliveries and product plan changes
  • Maintain relationships with suppliers and works with suppliers to meet customer requirements.
  • Generate and review reports for necessary actions such as the weekly barometer report
  • Execute master scheduling logic and work with demand planners to handle schedule forecasts
  • Facilitate monthly Partnering Solutions Group (PSG) metrics reviews, maintain business scorecard and work with PSG SharePoint site


In the Administrative Assistant position you will:


  • Provide overall administrative support for platform leadership
  • Schedule meetings, coordinate travel arrangements and maintain calendar appointments
  • Produce presentations and correspondence
  • Handle confidential information


Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.


What Skills You Need


Supply Management Planner position requires:


  • Knowledge of SAP for the materials/purchasing screens
  • Ability to negotiate tradeoffs internally to John Deere as well as external and resolve issues to the satisfaction of all parties
  • Understanding of order fulfillment systems
  • Knowledge of the Partnering Solutions Groups (PSG) goals and objectives
  • Ability to share PSG objectives through communications with suppliers and day to day execution


Administrative Assistant position requires:


  • Knowledge of Microsoft programs such as PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Microsoft Office and Outlook 
  • Experience with the travel and expense system


What Makes You Stand Out


  • Experience working in SAP
  • Experience in material management
  • Experience in an administrative or project support role


Education (or equivalent work experience)

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


  • Relevant work experience in purchasing, materials management, administration and SAP


No relocation benefits are available for this position.


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 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.


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 or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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