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Employer
Doosan Bobcat North America
Location
Johnson Creek, WI
Salary
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Industry
General
Role
Other
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Job Information

This position entails the effective procurement of commodities used in the manufacturing or sales of Doosan Bobcat products. Commodities may include raw materials (such as steel), finished components (such as hydraulic planners), or indirect.  The position will maintain assigned accounts and partner with suppliers that will provide the quality, price and timely delivery required to meet Doosan Bobcat’s requirements. 

Role & Responsibility

Supply Management:
  • Responsible for strategic development of their assigned suppliers. 
  • Must keep abreast of market conditions and changes within the supplier's organization that may affect our relationship.    
  • Experience with managing 1 commodity.

NPD Support:
  • Support the organization on all new product development programs and value analysis/value engineering programs. 
  • Ensure that appropriate product launch plans are in place during the New Product Development phases including aftermarket.

Strategy:
  • Development of Commodity strategies.

Project Support:
  • Execution of project completion with mentoring.
  • Project support on cross functional teams.

General Knowledge and Skill:
  • Demonstrates ability to adapt to change and seeks out solutions and align with management.

Communication/soft skills:
  • Must be able to communication with everyone within an organization necessary for the role and escalate to sourcing leadership when needed.


Job Requirement

  • Education Required: Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Business Administration, Engineering, or related fields
  • Experience Required: ~2+years
    • Degree in Supply Chain may replace experience
  • Travel Required: 20-40%
    • Occasional global travel
  • Must be able to communicate with everyone within an organization from persons on the shop floor to CEOs of major corporations
  • Must practice good judgement which allows the individual to commit to the most appropriate action after considering alternate courses of action
  • Must have leadership skills which will allow the commodity manager to persuade others to also accept this action and help implement the action plan
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
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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.

Doosan is committed fostering an inclusive and a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, citizenship status, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at 701-476-4263. Doosan is a VEVRAA federal contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans.

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Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

Company

Our people power our progress. Keeping our company moving forward means empowering employees with opportunities to grow and the resources necessary to be happy, healthy and productive. That’s why we offer our people a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Here, you’ll enjoy full health coverage, paid time off, income protection, employee discounts on certain consumer goods, tuition reimbursement and more.

How do different cultures play a part in your organization?

Our North American headquarters is located in North Dakota, where we started the compact equipment industry. But our locations span the entire globe – dealers, manufacturing facilities and corporate offices – where innovation is driven forward worldwide. To continue expanding our reach, we’ve opened the Global Collaboration Center in the heart of downtown Minneapolis.

What skills, education, and experiences does your ideal candidate(s) have?

•Education Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent
•These are entry level opportunities
•Must be able to follow established methods and procedures and perform work accordingly. Must have the ability to work rapidly and under time pressure for extended periods of time in order to meet build requirements. Must possess the ability to read build sheets and blueprints.
•The ability to communicate with supervisors and fellow workers in both written and verbal forms at a level normally acquired through the completion of a high school diploma or GED is required.
•Job specific skills, techniques and safe work and equipment operating practices are learned through on-the-job and classroom training. General instructions are given on recurring duties, operations and assignments; detailed instructions are given on new duties, operations and assignments.

How would you describe the company leadership/team management? Our employees are the driving force behind our brand. We cultivate an environment where they feel valued and build their career while working for an industry leader. Career opportunities include positions in our corporate offices and manufacturing facilities. We also have a highly-competitive internship and co-op program. Your opportunity to contribute to the future of the compact equipment industry is right here.

Where do you see the company/organization in the upcoming years? https://www.bobcat.com/company-info/next-is-now

What do you feel candidates need to know about the company before applying?

Our success is powered by our people. Plain and simple. Their dedication and passion for empowering customers to accomplish more is what drives our continued industry leadership. Our integrated, global team of employees and dedicated dealers work together to deliver the best products and services; making lives, businesses and communities better and stronger.

Bobcat Company is both an employer and partner of choice, and we pride ourselves in attracting, retaining and developing top-tier talent and dealers to drive our mission forward.

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