24 days old

Materials Planning Manager

Kelly Services
Pomona, CA 91769
**Kelly** is currently seeking an experienced **Materials Planning Manager** for a short-term contract assignment in **Pomona, CA** ! In this position your role will report to Sr. Director of Operations and you will be a key player in achieving plant goals and objectives by developing actions plans for all plant material functions including planning and raw material purchasing personnel.


+ Organizes, supervises, and directs all plant materials functions, including production planning, inventory control and materials management.

+ Establish and effectively manage project plans to achieve excellent customer service, and inventory reduction.

+ Executes plant buying activities following corporate guidelines.

+ Select, develop and evaluate personnel to ensure the effective operation of the material planning functions. This will include coaching and mentoring the materials team (up to 10 employees) for optimal results and associate development.

+ Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws (including, hiring, performance review and management).

+ Work closely with department leaders to communicate and coordinate cross-functional efforts and continuous improvement activities

+ Responsible for KPIs directly related to OTD for the site, Inventory Reduction and inventory stocking levels. Evaluate the requirements, plant capacities and supplier capacities to determine trends, requirements and constraints.

+ Generates counter measure plans to keep group on track when goals are not being achieved.

+ Drive customer service focus while optimizing inventory investment.

+ Implement and maintain a Kan Ban system from finished goods to supplier.

+ Develops and maintains SOP's and compliance documentation and resolves any non-compliance issues.

+ Manages the annual Physical Inventory process and ensures minimal adjustments required through adequate cycle count process


The Materials Planning Manager must possess proven experience in an FDA compliant industry.

+ Strong problem-solving ability, analytical acumen and excellent communications skills are essential elements to be successful in this role.

+ Lean Manufacturing and Oracle experience is a PLUS!

+ Candidate must be willing to travel up to 10% (including once a month to our Mexicali and Mexico facilities) and meet the following criteria:


+ 4-Year Bachelors degree required

+ 3-5 years of management experience in Materials Planning


+ APICS Certification preferred

+ Excellent written and verbal skills and ability to effectively communicate with all levels of management.

+ Strong problem solving and project management skills to achieve site objectives including increasing customer service, lowering operational costs and managing inventory levels.

+ High level knowledge of planning/pull systems and MRP concepts.

+ Demonstrated proficiency in MS-Word, Excel and integrated MRP software systems.

+ Fluency in Spanish, a PLUS!

Apply today for immediate consideration!

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

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**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 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: 2021-03-29 Expires: 2021-04-29

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