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Sourcing Co-op

Last Updated Date: Feb 13, 2019

Location: West Fargo, ND, US

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Bobcat Company, part of the Doosan family of businesses, is the world leader in the engineering, manufacturing, marketing and distribution of compact equipment, including Bobcat skid steer loaders, mini-excavators, utility vehicles and attachments. Join a global company focused on delivering best-in-class products and services.

Doosan brings 115 years of history to every engagement. From building industrial facilities, machinery, and equipment to infrastructure development, Doosan also has sister companies in the consumer goods and service sectors. No matter where you find us, you’ll hear progress, see the results of our people, and feel the rhythm of transformation in everything that we do. Doosan’s "2G strategy" represents our belief in the growth of business through the growth of people. Doosan employs over 39,000 people worldwide.

You’ve spent a great deal of time in the classroom learning. Now we’re giving you a chance to put that learning into practice. With a Bobcat co-op position, you’ll learn solid business practices from the best sourcing professionals in the industry. You’ll have a hand in planning and executing projects alongside Bobcat’s experienced management team. As much as we must offer you, we always welcome your fresh new ideas and create an atmosphere in which you can share them. Opportunities are available in our Gwinner, ND location.

Role & Responsibility

  • Making a significant contribution to real projects to improve product costs, availability, and quality
  • Working in cross-functional teams, including manufacturing, finance and design engineering to improve productivity
  • Collaborating with all members of the supply chain, both internal and external customers
  • Participating in the New Product Development (NPD) and Supplier Development processes
  • Resolving tactical sourcing issues, assisting with improving material flow and supporting strategic initiatives
  • Identifying potential sources, gathering quotes, evaluating supplier proposals and performing cost analysis
  • Supporting various logistics initiatives to develop supply chain efficiencies
  • Hands on experience with one of the top ERP systems
  • Participating in the world class VA (Value Add) process working collaboratively with Product Engineering
  • Support supply chain continuous improvement and Lean Six Sigma projects
  • Supporting and participating in negotiations and contract development with outside suppliers

Job Requirement

  • Jr. or Sr. standing in Business, Engineering, Logistics and Supply Chain Management or related fields
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint)
  • Commitment to Doosan/Bobcat for the entire 8-month term of the co-op
  • Experience Requirement: 0>2 years
  • Travel Requirement: <10%
  • Global Breadth: Single Site (One Location)


The world-renowned brands that make up Doosan Bobcat produce industry-leading compact and heavy construction equipment, attachments, air compressors, lighting systems, generators and articulated dump trucks. Doosan Bobcat is a part of the Doosan Group, which employs 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide. With people at the core of who we are, we believe the growth of our people will lead to the continued growth and success of our world-class company. Our team of dedicated employees is the backbone that allows us to provide construction equipment solutions that help our customers build the world of tomorrow. Wherever you find us, you’ll hear the sounds of progress, see the results of our people and feel the rhythm of transformation in everything we do.

Doosan is committed to 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. Individuals with disabilities who require a reasonable accommodation in the application process or who need assistance accessing the information on this website should call 701-476-4263. Doosan is a VEVRAA federal contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans.

Beware of Fraudulent Job Offers and Solicitations

We recently learned that unauthorized individuals and/or groups are communicating false offers of employment with Bobcat Co. (“Bobcat”) via email.    The communications include the Bobcat logo and may appear legitimate.   However, they are fraudulent and are not sent from anyone affiliated with Bobcat.

Please note that Bobcat, Doosan Bobcat North America, and Doosan Portable Power DO NOT charge a fee, request payment, or request personal banking information at any point in the recruitment process.  We DO NOT send unsolicited emails requesting personal data from potential employees.  If you receive a job offer that appears fraudulent, please notify our talent acquisition team and consider contacting your local law enforcement office.

Any legitimate job offer from Bobcat, Doosan Bobcat North America, or Doosan Portable Power will be preceded by an official selection process.

Nearest Major Market: Fargo

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