Supply Chain - New Grads

Doosan Bobcat North America   West Fargo, ND   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on July 3, 2024
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Job Information

Are you a recent or expected college graduate with strong business acumen and a desire to get things done? Bring your talents to Doosan Bobcat and be part of a team that builds innovation! Doosan Bobcat is the market leader in the compact construction equipment industry and we're expanding our Procurement team. Be part of the group that makes it all possible. If you are enthusiastic and enjoy problem-solving in a fast-paced environment, you will feel right at home with our friendly, people-first culture and in our state-of-the-art facilities. Develop a strong skill set within a world-renowned company in a discipline that offers countless career opportunities. Drive our products into the future. Apply today!

Role & Responsibility

Current opportunities:

  • Coordinate and implement supply strategies to achieve ongoing cost, quality, and delivery improvements for NPD projects
  • Process and update cost estimates and quotes
  • Assist accounting with project cost roll-ups and all cost types
  • Manage requests for quotes (RFQ) to support stakeholders and NPD programs
  • Ensure early and ongoing supplier and procurement involvement in the NPD process
  • Build strong value-adding relationships with suppliers, internal customers, and cross-functional departments
  • Supply forecasts and schedules as required
  • Assist planning in minimizing inventory and obsolescence
  • Understand and communicate nondisclosure agreement supply and warranty agreements, including terms and conditions
  • Collaborate with sourcing, planning, and additional stakeholders on solving problems
  • Support projects as sourcing lead when required
  • Advise sourcing management of any potential major supplier problems and risks that could adversely affect the supply of components
  • Assist in maintaining data integrity in all related systems
  • Support other duties as assigned
Material Planner
  • Develop, manage and execute the Material Planning function by managing inventory levels to achieve forecasted turn rates and schedule requirements
  • Create and maintain integrated processes among Operations, Sourcing, Manufacturing, Sales, Marketing Services, and outside suppliers to implement the planning/replenishment process, while identifying procedures and tools needed to employ these systems
  • Schedule and implement part change notices (e.g. ECN's) while minimizing obsolescence
  • Past due order management
  • Minimize expediting time and freight costs for inventory issues
  • Work closely with management and other key decision-makers from all functional areas to ensure an uninterrupted supply of material to various locations
  • Relationship management
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships and rapport with suppliers to aid in the timely delivery of material to our warehouse and/or Dealers
  • Effectively work directly with individuals at all levels throughout the supplier's organizational chart, from entry-level customer service employees to higher-level managers and executives
  • Work with Accounts Payable on invoicing issues as applicable
Job Requirement
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration (or equivalent)
  • 0 - 2 years experience
  • Ability to assess the economic impacts of supplier tooling costs, lead times, and unit costs
  • PC Skills, Excel, Oracle, PowerPoint, SAP
  • Must demonstrate a high level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Mechanical and/or inventory control background preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, attention to detail, solid analytical/problem-solving skills, and the ability to multi-task and follow through in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to read and receive instructions in English.
  • Must be willing to travel


Doosan Bobcat North America will not sponsor applicants for work visas, nor provide any OPT, CPT or other immigration support, for this position.

As a part of the Doosan Group, which employs more than 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide, the company offers its customers products and solutions to help build stronger businesses and communities. Based in Seoul, South Korea, with its North America headquarters in West Fargo, North Dakota, Doosan Bobcat is a leading global manufacturer of construction, agriculture, landscaping and grounds maintenance equipment, attachments and services. The company is committed to empowering people to accomplish more.

Doosan Bobcat North America is home to world-renowned brands, including Bobcat® compact equipment, Doosan® portable power products, Ryan® and Steiner® grounds maintenance equipment and Geith® attachments. Doosan Bobcat North America is a tradename of Clark Equipment Company.

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