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Supply Management Specialist

Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Exeter, DEV, GB, EX2 7LA

Company: John Deere

Supply Management Specialist

Full time permanent role, Monday to Friday



Founded in 1949, the Vapormatic UK. Ltd has grown into a global company, marketing one of the largest ranges of replacement tractor parts and accessories in the world and distributing products to a growing customer base in over 70 countries. 


Vapormatic has its head office based in the UK, with regional subsidiaries in Ireland, Mexico and New Zealand, offering a comprehensive range of over 30,000 quality parts and accessories for all makes of tractor and equipment.  Customer focused, Vapormatic is committed to delivering its company values of Quality, Availability, Service and Value.

Reporting into the Purchasing Manager within the proactive Supply Management department, this role has the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Supporting key metrics for the customer, eg. past dues, availability (first fill) and customer back orders
  • Managing the expansive and diverse portfolio of products and suppliers, supporting sales ambitions
  • Managing key product groups – Accessories, Linkage and PTO
  • Maintaining and developing supplier relationships and holding suppliers to account
  • Highlighting cost benefits through cost reduction identification or efficiency savings.


Knowledge and Skills needed to be successful in this job:

  • Ability to work under own initiative as well as within a team to meet targets and deadlines
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good IT skills, mainly in MRP systems, mainframe ERP and Microsoft Office
  • Previous experience and knowledge of supply management is essential.

John Deere is an equal opportunities employer. For further details and to apply visit Careers page, Job-Opportunities-UK. Internal applications should be via Talent Central. Closing date: Tuesday 27 August 2019.

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