1+ months

Buyer / Planner

Kelly Services
Tewksbury, MA 01876
Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting 6+ month, long term contract opportunity as a Buyer/Planner for a top fortune 500 company based in Tewksbury, MA.

**Title:** Buyer/Planner

**Duration:** 6+ months

**Location:** Tewksbury, MA

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ The primary function of a Buyer/Planner is to be responsible for purchasing materials from suppliers, supervising the quality of products and recording process outputs daily.

+ Must also ensure orders are delivered on time, in the right quantity, and in a manner most efficient for the company.

+ Must have the ability to look holistically at the supply chain with both short- and long-term planning in mind. Must work closely with the CAD Sourcing team to ensure suppliers are current, qualified, and meeting delivery expectations.

+ The Buyer/Planner is also responsible for leading the overall planning activities by balancing demand and supply from the high-level aggregate volume level to the detailed-level of product mix.

+ Buyer/Planner responsibilities include, but are not limited to, ensuring a robust demand management process is in place to achieve excellent customer service levels while driving to meet TFS operational and financial goals while ensuring compliance with all TFS policies (which includes monitoring revenue, forecasting, capacity analysis, and end-of-life (EOL) activities).

+ Understand contractual agreements, between customers and TFS, on material liability.

+ Establish customer commitment dates based on the demand plan and material/capacity constraints.

+ Maintain an achievable build & ship plan, focused on minimizing costs and internal lead-time.

+ Manage and maintain usable/available capacity.

+ Drive data integrity in the capacity analysis tool (run rate accuracy, loading level and ramp rate agreement).

+ Manage accurate effectivity dates resulting from Engineering Changes (ECNs).

+ Manage the entire product lifecycle, including ECNs, supplier transfers, and End of Life (EOL) activity.

+ Work with the Global Trade Compliance Team (GTC) to ensure regulatory compliance; ensure accurate Inco Terms are applied.

+ Plan and schedule production.

+ Purchase required materials to support both the future forecast and current customer orders.

+ Support and actively participate in monthly revenue, forecast cycle.

+ Manage and communicate all revenue progression and risks to operations weekly.

+ Communicate all product requirements via capacity model, and all future changes in capacity.


+ Expert PC skills, with an emphasis on Excel spreadsheets.

+ ERP/MRP experience.

+ Strong problem solving and communication skills.

+ Must have strong analytic capability.

+ Ability to effectively and professionally work under pressure, in a team-oriented environment, with frequent changes in deadlines and priorities.

**Education / Experience:**

+ Degree in supply chain management or equivalent, along with 3-5 years of experience in a materials management related field preferred

**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. Please contact Michelle Niemira ( ) for immediate consideration.

**Why Kelly?**

+ As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

+ A competitive hourly pay rate with weekly checks

+ Access to newly expanded Medical Plan options

+ Online continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center

+ Several employee discounts

+ And more!

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

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, were here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.

**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/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-02 Expires: 2022-11-03

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