Supply Chain Planning Analyst / Raynham, MA
Kelly Services is currently seeking a Supply Chain Planning Analyst for one of our top clients in Raynham, MA. This position offers benefits (medical/dental, paid time off, holidays, etc.)
The Supply Planning Analyst will manage supply planning and scheduling processes for external suppliers for their assigned portfolio. This person will enable attainment of target service levels, while achieving target inventory objectives. The Supply Planning Analyst will create the monthly production package for the key supplier partners and will lead production review meetings.
Areas of responsibility include:
• creation of purchase orders
• purchase orders maintenance
• new product introduction launches,
• external order fulfillment,
• service level,
• inventory targets, replenishment
• supplier production scheduling,
• production execution to plan,
• supply and demand balance,
• production shipments and reporting,
• supply issues escalation, mitigation and reporting,
• product distribution and transportation,
The Supply Planning Analyst will support the design, development and institutionalization of a best practice supply planning process with key external business partners. Collaborates with Demand Planning team to receive demand plans; conducts a formal process with the external partners to rationalize supply and demand, taking into account capacity and inventory.
The ability to complete complex spreadsheet analysis during issue resolution or scenario planning is mandatory. This includes the ability to utilize the planning systems to gather key data needed to drive business decisions. This person will support External Operations inventory reduction efforts, including analysis and inventory reporting on a monthly basis.
Strong analytical skills are required, specifically within MS Excel to include v-look ups, pivot tables, and graphing. The ability to work independently with minimal supervision with a strong sense of urgency is required. The ability to communicate clearly and concisely across all supply chain function areas is required. An in depth knowledge of MRP concepts and conceptual knowledge of ERP systems (Manugistics) is preferred.
Certification in Lean or Six Sigma processes are preferred. APICS certification is preferred and the candidate will be expected to certify once hired, if he/she does not already possess.
ability to work independently in a matrix environment, with minimal supervision with a strong sense of urgency is required.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering, Logistics, or Operations is required. A minimum of 1-3 years of related experience in Demand Planning, Supply Planning and/or Supply Chain Management is required
Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States immediately and without employer sponsorship (F1 OPT/H1B cannot be considered for this position).
The Managed Solutions practice within Kelly Outsourcing and Consulting Group (KellyOCG®) is one focus within the full array of Kelly Services® workforce solutions.
Kelly Services has transformed from the staffing industry pioneer to a leading workforce solutions provider. KellyOCG is the distinguished outsourcing and consulting segment of Kelly Services, known for applying a forward-looking approach that enables companies to make strategic workforce planning decisions that impact their business and competitive advantage.
The Managed Solutions practice area of KellyOCG is dedicated to partnering with clients to architect and implement solutions that put them in a position to meet their operational obligation to their organization and freedom to focus on their more strategic business needs.
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