Principal Supplier Development Specialist- Hybrid/Remote Jobs in Michigan at JLG SERVICES

About JLG, an Oshkosh company

JLG began in 1969, when our founder, John L. Grove set out to resolve growing safety concerns in the construction industry. Since then we have been committed to understanding the challenges and delivering innovative solutions to the access market. We partner with customers to provide quality equipment, training opportunities and trusted support within the access industry. We are a global company, and our products—including mobile elevating work platforms, telehandlers, utility vehicles and accessories—can be found all over the world.

As a Principal Supplier Development Specialist, you will have an important role in ensuring supplier development processes and strategies are implemented to meet cost, schedule, quality, and delivery goals to support operations and activities. In this role, it is Typical to supervises 3-10 supplier development staff and/or continuous-improvement project staff who perform tactical and/or strategic supply management functions. You may also focus on products produced in one assembly, primary operation, and/or functional factory area.


Ensures supplier development activities and processes are implemented to support Enterprise Supply Management initiatives and/or activities

Performs administrative duties related to performance management, resource planning, training and development of direct reports

Focuses on the supply management sub-processes to ensure an uninterrupted supply of material, adherence to quality expectations and cost-reduction goals to support operations as well as introduction of new products. Monitors and executes inventory project plans to achieve inventory/asset management and material flow goals

May participate or help to define larger projects or lead larger projects to meet Division or Enterprise business objectives


Bachelor’s degree

8-plus years of experience in specific areas of Supply Management such as: supplier integration, strategic supply management, supplier development, module supply management, scheduling, forecasting, logistics, etc

Ability to travel up to 50%


Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

Project Management Professional Certification

Understanding of operations

Skill in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution

Understanding of fundamental business principles and practices

Knowledge and application of Supply Management Processes and tools

Cross functional work experience in multiple major areas such as: accounting, product engineering, quality, manufacturing operations, warehousing and/or distribution, production employee supervision, supply management, marketing, human resources, industrial engineering, etc


Moving the future forward is our priority and this includes your future. We encourage professional development and champion our employees’ success through various skills and training opportunities. Named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies™ by Ethisphere Institute for six consecutive years, everything we do at Oshkosh is guided by our core values and the 15k+ team members around the world who embody them.

We put people first. We do the right thing. We persevere. We are better together.

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Title: Principal Supplier Development Specialist- Hybrid/Remote


Location: Michigan



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