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Business Operations Analyst (Procurement)

Kelly Services
Cupertino, CA 95015
**Business Operations Analyst (Procurement)**

+ **This is an entry-level role as they will be supporting the team.**

+ **Great for a recent grad with internships or 0-2 years experience is ideal.**

+ **An interest in procurement is a plus.**

Location: Cupertino, CA

For a 8+ month assignment

New ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish.

The Business Operations team is positioned at the interface between product teams and the contract manufacturers that transform designs into industry leading products. We are responsible for the business relationship with our contract manufacturers.

As a partner to Engineering and Operations, we develop and execute finished good sourcing strategies that enable new technology advancement and innovative manufacturing processes, while also optimizing cost. The Business Operations Analyst position requires an interest in market dynamics, negotiation and pricing, manufacturing processes, and risk mitigation.

**Key Responsibilities:**

+ Support business operations negotiations with cost scenario analysis, reporting, claims management, and benchmarking.

+ Develop an in-depth understanding of value-add manufacturing processes and costs, and the contract manufacturing landscape.

+ Facilitate communications with suppliers, and internally, across functions and up to executive teams.

+ Develop a nuanced understanding of manufacturing process and product development lifecycle in order to contribute to the cross functional team through every step.

+ Work closely with business operations and technical teams to gain the knowledge needed to set up manufacturing agreements and enable on-schedule production.

+ Effectively work with contract manufacturers to negotiate optimal terms for new product development and finished good manufacturing, using creative deal making strategies that close deals which add value to the company.

+ Understand the trade-offs between cost, timing, and quality in order to strike agreements that meet performance criteria and ensure operational timelines and readiness.


+ Prior experience in procurement and/or advanced skills in procurement software (JIRA, Tableau, Excel, SAP, etc)

+ Strong analytical and critical thinking skills

+ Superb communication and interpersonal skills, able to distill complex information into clear concise messaging

+ Ability to handle sudden setbacks and quickly identify alternate paths forward

+ Willingness to operate in a dynamic environment

+ Thirst for knowledge and the ability to learn quickly

+ Interest in technology and/or operations (experience preferred, but not required)

+ BA/BS + 2 years of experience preferred

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2020-09-07 Expires: 2020-10-08

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