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Pricing Specialist (supply chain)

Kelly Services
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting 12+ month, long term contract opportunity as a Pricing Specialist for a top fortune 500 company; can be located either in Bridgewater, NJ OR West Chester, PA





**Title:** Pricing Specialist



**Duration:** 12+ months



**Location:** Bridgewater, NJ OR West Chester, PA




**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**




+ The Pricing Business Process Owner Lead will be responsible for coordinating any pricing related updates and activities within the Medical Devices Supply Chain Procurement organization with the goal of optimizing processes and maximizing value to our business.

+ The Pricing BPO Lead will collaborate with multiple teams and organizations, including the off-shore Source team, Planning Team, Project Teams and will also interact with suppliers when required.

+ Reporting to a Category Strategic Sourcing Manager the Pricing Business Process Owner Lead will develop a robust governance process for pricing management and will orchestrate an effective and consistent pricing update mechanism across the multiple category teams within Medical Devices SC Procurement.

+ He/She will be a member of the External Manufacturing Category Sourcing team and will be expected to provide guidance on the pricing related processes and closely align and support other category teams across MD Supply Chain Procurement.

+ Train Source, including NPI teams on pricing process and request new SAP/ERP contracts only for new suppliers

+ Recruiting and resourcing for pricing update activities when project teams provide funding

+ Manage the offshore HCL team completing tactical pricing tasks in the system

+ Lead HCL team on trouble-shooting, issue resolution, and process creation/adjustments related to pricing

+ Lead system clean-ups, for example duplicate SAP/ERP contract assessments, incorrect pricing

+ Source Lead for cross-functional partners like Planning, etc. Lead weekly meetings, issue resolution, provide summary updates

+ Schedule and lead re-occurring MOQ analysis and inventory assessments with planning and inventory management team quarterly

+ Source Lead for projects like Reset, Harvest, MDR, etc. that need new codes setup / input on the process / assessment of workload and resources to support

+ Support the Supplier Pricing Management tasks for PRISMA integration efforts Process, inputs, outputs, resource assessment

+ Source project management lead for supplier name or address changes/leading cross-functional meetings/system updates/etc.

+ Primary liaison with SRMs in managing pricing updates/new pricing to ensure system is accurate once Source/Supplier aligned

+ Communicate, monitor, and aggressively manage compliance with business processes specific to pricing management

+ Deliver value by driving productivity and improving the effectiveness of pricing processes on global sourcing level

+ Collaborate and support Source Finance in the management of standard cost and required attributes to ensure pricing accuracy

+ Ensure training on and compliance with relevant company procedures





**Qualifications:**




+ Relevant experience working with various ERP systems (SAP, JDE etc.) is required

+ A demonstrated working knowledge and experience in a highly regulated manufacturing or supply chain environment is preferred.

+ Creative & decisive problem-solving skills, customer focus (internal & external), ability to adapt to meet rapidly changing priorities, and sound reasoning skills are required.

+ A demonstrated ability to work in team environment with focus on cross-functional relationship development is required.

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skill with ability to confidently present complex information is required

+ Strong influencing skills and business acumen is required

+ Able to prioritize requests, and propose effective cost/customer service alternatives when necessary is required

+ Project management experience is preferred.

+ APICS (American Production & Inventory Control Society) or CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager) certification is preferred.

+ Strongly prefer experience within the Orthopaedics, Medical Device or Healthcare industry.

+ Previous experience with Six Sigma/Process Excellence Tools, Training and/or Certification is preferred.

+ Experience working with financial tools and solid analytical skills are strongly preferred

+ This position may require up to 15% travel.



**Education / Experience:**




+ Minimum of a Bachelors Degree is required. MBA/Advanced degree is a plus. (BS Degree in Finance, Business, Engineering, Operations Management or related field; MBA or Masters preferred)

+ A minimum of 3 years of relevant professional experience in a Sourcing, Operations, or Supply Chain role is required.

+ APICS (American Production & Inventory Control Society) or CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager) certification 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 ( micn083@kellyservices.com ) 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** **** **?**



As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.




**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: 2020-05-08 Expires: 2020-06-08

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