Material Coordinator Lead at John Deere

Posted in General Business 4 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: East Moline, Illinois

Job Description:

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 Lead- 75184

Your Responsibilities

As a Material CoordinatorLead for John Deere in East Moline, IL, you will lead and participate in cross- functional projects to improve inventory accuracy, material flow efficiency, replenishmentand availability.In addition, you will:

  • Assist in improving specific departmental OIA (Operational Inventory Accuracy), IRA (Inventory Record Accuracy)and DOH (Days on Hand) measures
  • Identify opportunities to deploy and improve preferred delivery methods (e.g. sequencing, CDBBS, line direct part delivery, etc.) to improve MAPOU, reduce expeditesand optimize floor space utilization
  • Analyze and help implement/improve parameters related to replenishment, containers, bill of materialsand allocation
  • Coordinate material logistics for PDP/CI decisions and manage phase in/out of material
  • Participate in the design and maintaining physical set- up of line layouts
  • Maintain critical knowledge specific to material coordinating while continuing to align with best practices at Factory and Enterprise Levels
  • Train incoming Material Coordinators,and assist with creating and executing projects in their areas

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

What Skills You Need

  • 2 or more years of experience in a Material Coordinator role
  • Experience creating, executing and controlling successful projects
  • Data analytics, root cause analysis and corrective action skills
  • Experience with Material Flow and Inventory Control Systems (e.g. Lean Manufacturing, 5S, Kanbans, Crossdocks, Sequencing, Warehousing, OIA, IRA, Bill of Materials, Routings, Component Allocation, etc.)
  • Skills and experience in interpersonal communications, negotiation and conflict resolution
  • Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • Experience working within and between various disciplines in a manufacturing environment (e.g. Supply Management, Manufacturing Engineering, Operations, etc.)

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Ability to organize, facilitate and lead cross- functional meetings
  • Proven use ofSix Sigma Principles
  • Experience with Change Management and PDP line design
  • Experience working in an Union environment


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 hereto 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.

Nearest Major Market: Davenport
Nearest Secondary Market: Moline
Job Segment: Engineer, Lean Six Sigma, Manufacturing Engineer, Change Management, Six Sigma, Engineering, Management

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