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Material Planner

Kelly Services
Stratford, CT 06615
Kelly Services is now seeking an experienced Material Planner in Stratford, CT to join a leading global dispensing systems company on a four-month assignment. Please review the position profile and qualification requirements to see if you'd be a good fit!



-Position Summary:




+ Process customer purchase order requirements to ensure on-time delivery, while optimizing assembly and molding schedule, as well as keeping inventory at appropriate levels.



-Primary Duties and Responsibilities:




+ Planning, scheduling sales orders, and confirming release dates to the Customer Service Department.

+ Provide maximum customer service by working closely with our suppliers to resolve inventory issues that could delay the timely shipping of sales orders.

+ Optimize production setup to minimize interruption in production runs.

+ Monitor backlog of products, provide scheduling alternatives, and communicate upcoming delivery issues to Customer Service Department.

+ Initiate production orders based on the planned schedule.

+ Analyze and respond to all MRP system exception reports and balance the supply schedule with the demand schedule.

+ Prepare and manage purchase orders to obtain raw materials, components and subassemblies to support the production schedule.

+ Responsible for having materials available by required dates by continuously monitoring and taking preventive and corrective actions, maintain inventory levels to company goals.

+ Set appropriate safety stock levels and reorder points through various analyses.

+ Support a continuous improvement philosophy.

+ Maintain effective communication with managers, suppliers, and other departments.

+ Perform special projects and other duties as assigned by management.



-Required Education:




+ Bachelors Degree with concentration in Supply Chain or equivalent experience.



-Required Experience:




+ 1 - 3 years of experience in a planning, scheduling, and procurement environment.

+ Knowledge of supply chain, materials management, scheduling, and inventory.



-Skills & Abilities:




+ Strong analytical and computer skills (Microsoft Excel)

+ SAP knowledge is preferred.

+ Strong organizational skills, detailed oriented and demonstrated ability to balance priorities.

+ Excellent communication and problem-solving skills.



*** A limited number of applications will be considered for this position, so apply today for immediate consideration!**



* You can apply directly to this posting (PLEASE INCLUDE AN UPDATED RESUME) or by emailing your resume to **Zachary.Reid@kellyservices.com**




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



Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity, and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short-term project engagements or prefer contract-to-hire or direct-hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.




**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. 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, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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Posted: 2019-10-28 Expires: 2019-11-28

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