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Logistics Part Time Student - Grovetown, GA

Date: Feb 2, 2019

Location: Grovetown, GA, US, 30813-9388

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: United States (US) - Georgia (US-GA) - Grovetown 
Function: Supply Management / Logistics
Title: Logistics Part Time Student - Grovetown, GA - 49329

Your Responsibilities

  • Analyzes parts inventory reports to determine if they ensure accuracy and to establish and maintain lists for required parts for current and new production, non-production and service parts.
  • Performs logistical analysis on new or re-sourced parts to determine a replenishment strategy balancing inventory and transportation costs.
  • Monitors and resolves parts inventory discrepancies causes, i.e. shortages, over shipments, damages. Includes recommending solutions in order to avoid repetitiveness.
  • Provides guidance and support to suppliers, planners and other personnel regarding replenishment strategies and forecast requirements for existing and new parts.
  • Monitors and adjusts the replenishment strategy for existing or new parts to accommodate changes in requirements and inventory levels.
  • Acts as liaison between manufacturing, sourcing factories, product engineering, marketing, parts distribution centers and/or suppliers to ensure that service parts are available when needed to support new programs and products changed by decision globally.
  • Develops and participates in inventory related continuous improvement initiatives to reduce costs and improve efficiencies.

What It Takes

  • Ability to use standard desktop load applications such as Microsoft Office plus intranet and internet functions.
  • Working knowledge of the appropriate operating and information systems. 
  • Knowledge of parts distribution systems and parts terminology. 
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Knowledge of unit processes and operations.
  • Understanding of sales and operations planning process, statistical demand forecasting, and integration of demand plans and related supply plans.
  • Pursuing a four-year degree in Business/Management, Engineering/Technology, or Supply Management discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Must be registered as a full-time student at a local university
  • Must be able to commute to the work location on a daily basis
  • Graduation date of May 2020 or later 
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.8 or above
  • 16 - 20 hours/week during the academic year
  • 35 - 40 hours/week during the summer semester

A strong candidate will also have

  • Experience in using Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Access, Project, and other Microsoft tools.
  • Experience working in one or more operations support functions such as warehousing, logistics, etc.
  • Experience in specific areas of Supply Management such as: supplier integration, strategic supply management, supplier development, module supply management, scheduling, forecasting, logistics, etc. 
  • Logistics work experience in such areas as warehousing, materials management, transportation, broker, forwarder, etc.  

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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