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Procurement Analyst

Kelly Services
Chaska, MN 55318
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 Procurement Analyst for a top fortune 500 company in Chaska MN.


**Title:** Procurement Analyst


**Duration:** 6+ months


**Location:** Chaska MN


**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**


+ In this role you will be directly responsible for the planning, organizing, and execution of strategic and tactical procurement activities for direct materials across multiple commodities within the guidelines of the company, policies and procedures, while supporting the operational and financial goals and objectives of the company and maintaining the highest ethical standards.

+ Were looking for associates who thrive in a team-oriented, goal focused environment.

+ Manages the purchasing of critical components and commodities supporting production across multiple value streams.

+ Manages the purchasing of expense materials and service suppliers to support production.

+ Manages material procurement activities from external and internal entity suppliers, scheduling, ordering, and expediting for material needs.

+ Works closely with Material Control, Planning, Manufacturing, Facilities, and Shipping/Receiving functions to track and report status and define priorities to meet production schedules. Manages elevated emergency situations, part shortages and expedites when necessary.

+ Works closely with Corporate Strategic Sourcing group to determine long-term corrective/preventative measures.

+ Champion for CPI and DBS (Danaher Business System). Cost improvements including minimizing Excess and Obsolete materials and scrapping as required.

+ Process improvement and breakthroughs within Materials organization in accordance with company strategies.

+ Develop and maintain strong collaborative partnerships with leading experts, and other manufacturing sites.

+ Drive targeted, sustainable improvement in supplier OTD, Working Capital turns, Purchase Part Variance and related KPIs/objectives by leveraging DBS tools, facilitation skills, and the change management process.

+ Ensure successful kaizen events by rigorous execution of the DBS Processes (planning and execution of kaizen events, along with follow through and sustainment).

+ Benchmark and incorporate best practices from other Danaher locations and build business cases to prioritize investments that help us move closer to industry best practices that are applicable to our operations & supply chain.

+ Ensure all FDA, ISO and related regulatory requirements are consistently met. Follows material procurement and supplier management policies & procedures through SOP work instructions for supply chain.

+ Responsible for supplier management to ensure internal and external customer satisfaction through use of established lean tools.

+ Is assigned to manage specific daily standard work activities to provide daily procurement priority and status to others in the supply chain and operations organization.

+ Employs procurement automation and standardized buying processes across value streams using tools such as Kanban with blanket orders and auto-releases based on other trigger mechanisms.

+ Identifies and resolves any issues that delay material deliveries.

+ Can be assigned to lead cross-functional teams focused on supplier lead-time reduction or to lead or participate in special projects for Continuous Improvement.

+ Participates on teams to determine specific cost reduction activities that are assigned as commodities dictate.

+ Goals are established and tracked. Attend, contribute and represent the Procurement Group at regularly scheduled project meetings and other supply and demand planning meetings.

+ Providing support and guidance to other supply chain professionals including but not limited to tactical buyers and commodity leaders.


**Education / Experience:**


+ A Bachelors degree in business or supply chain with 5+ years of experience, or a Masters degree in business or supply chain with 3+ years of experience, or a Doctoral degree in business or supply chain with 0-2 years of experience.


**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 440,000 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 (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: 2021-08-30 Expires: 2021-09-30

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