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PJ02 - Non-Technical Project Planner

Kelly Services
New Berlin, WI 53151
Inventory Management Specialist

Temp to hire-6 months

New Berline,WI

Position Summary

Responsible for the availability of raw materials and/or finished goods. Set inventory parameters and targets. Develop and implement state of the art methods and practices to reduce requirements for storage facilities and space and to reduce the associated costs of carrying inventory.

Main Accountabilities:

1. Segmentation Segment the portfolio of materials through an ABC/XYZ analysis, taking into consideration product and component life cycle management, commercial, and financial policies. Define inventory policies according to this segmentation. Collaborate with local product group managers to understand the demand and supply plans.

2. Inventory Parameters Calculate and maintain the SAP inventory parameters, then collaborate with the SCM team to implement and maintain safety stock, lot size, lead time and replenishment strategies at regular intervals.

3. Inventory Controls Define, Execute, and report regular inventory analyses. Evaluate, define and lead the execution of daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports. Reports may include IDR with warehouse, COGI, and deficit clearing. Responsible to lead cycle counting and year end annual physical inventory programs. Recommend continuous improvements to controls.

6. Inventory Quality When controls reveal variances, take swift and decisive action to contain the variance. Then utilize L6S to lead the RCA and then assign corrective action to your peers in other functions. Influence and escalate if there is a lack of ownership or performance from others corrective actions.

7. Inventory Performance Analyze excess and obsolete/aging inventory. Defines, leads, and implements appropriate actions for optimizing inventory performance in collaboration with local product management, material planners, planning and fulfillment manager and finance.

8. Material Master Data Understand material master data integritys effects on inventory controls, quality and performance. Lead the monitoring of component life cycle management. Include regular report outs and recommendations for corrective actions.

9. Operational Consultant Serve as inventory management consultant, advisor, and spokesperson for the local operations organization; influence the focus and directions of operations. Proactively develop and implement measures to improve operations and customer satisfaction.


BS/BA related to Operations Management with experience in an assembly environment

8 to 12 years in production, continuous improvement, SCM, or manufacturing experience. Project Management experience is preferred.

Proficient with MS Office Suite; SAP knowledge is strongly preferred.

Continuous Improvement focus, be demanding and do not accept average results. Lean Six Sigma knowledge is preferred.

Able to decide when, what and how to solve the problem and then take the responsibility with prompt delivery.

Good negotiation skills in a multicultural global business environment.

Good understanding supply market, logistics, B2B.

Ability to influence others. Results-oriented.

Work Schedule

Standard business hours; ~8:00am-5:00pm (M-F)

**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/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: 2020-08-28 Expires: 2020-09-28

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