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Engineer, Supplier Development

Kelly Services
Fargo, ND 58103
Kelly services is looking an Engineer for itss client which manufactures agricultural ( , construction ( , and forestry ( machinery ( , diesel engines (\_engine) , drivetrains ( (axles, transmissions, gearboxes) used in heavy equipment, and lawn care equipment

Engineer, Supplier Development

Fargo ,ND (Could be remote for right level of experienced candidate)

18 Months contract with possible conversion

Pay rate 45-50$/hour

Works on supply development projects to develop a supply chain capable of providing increased flexibility and responsiveness, improved utilization of assets, improved quality and reduction of overall cost. Works with internal and external (supplier) leadership to manage and measure the business in order to reduce cost, improve margins and deliver quality products on time.


Performs and facilitates assessment of high level business processes with supplier executive leadership to identify where business needs and customer needs are not aligned and do not meet company performance expectations.

Maps and measures current supplier processes to collect and analyze baseline data and identify inefficiencies.

Performs facilitation activities at supplier sites to coach, teach and lead all supplier personnel to successfully execute and accomplish the deliverables defined in the process improvement charter.

Regularly communicates project updates and all improvements achieved by the supplier to enterprise and unit Supply Management leadership and personnel to maintain a positive and productive relationship between the supplier and the enterprise.

Conducts project review meetings with Deere enterprise, unit and supplier executive leadership upon project completion to document the supplier/enterprise new processes, improvements and cost savings to the enterprise and the supplier.

Creates a process improvement charter identifying activities the supplier will execute to reduce costs, improve quality and deliver products to the enterprise on time.


Understanding of operations.

Understanding of the Order Fulfillment Process.

Skill in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution.

Understanding of fundamental business principles and practices.

Knowledge and application of Supply Management Processes and tools.

Knowledge of advanced data gathering and analysis techniques, including statistical analysis

Understanding of and ability to explain different points of view (customer, JD design engineering, supplier manufacturing, supplier inspection/quality, JD supply management, JD program management, JD quality, JD manufacturing, etc.)

Ability and willingness to travel up to 20% domestic to supplier sites if required

Top Skills/Requirement:

- 3 Years + Electronics Manufacturing or Manufacturing Engineering or Industrial Engineering experience

- Six Sigma highly desired

- Quality Engineering skills

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-05-03 Expires: 2021-06-03

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