30 days old

Procurement Manager

Kelly Services
Southington, CT 06489
Direct Hire Opportunity - Salary Range: $120,000 $140,000 University Degree (BA degree) required. Education requirements can be obtained through an educational institution or gained through equivalent work experience APICS Certification (or equivalent) required. Strong communication and presentation skills. Proven collaboration skills. Excellent computer skills with focus on Excel and PowerPoint. Established knowledge of FDA and ISO requirements and their application in the manufacturing environment. Strong knowledge of Oracle Planning systems / set-up including Advanced Supply Chain Planning Systems. Able to work across matrix organizations to deliver results. Bachelors degree plus 5 - 8 years of work experience in similar field within the medical device industry. Demonstrated performance in inventory planning, production planning / scheduling and use of Oracle (or ERP) planning system required. Abilities: Sacrifices personal views for the betterment of the whole. Listens to and considers others viewpoints. Interpersonal Skills - The demonstrated ability to work effectively with others. Re-planning . . .anticipates obstacles and develops contingencies to address. Keeps all parties informed of progress and key milestones. Coordinates efforts with all affected parties and key stakeholders. Finds new ways of organizing work to accomplish work more efficiently. Proven ability to successfully manage a multitude of high priority tasks simultaneously. Prioritizes competing initiatives and tasks. Proven ability to develop and translate strategies into specific objectives and operational plans. Tracks details to ensure work is performed accurately and completely. Approaches work in a methodical manner. Planning and prioritizing work to manage time effectively and accomplish priorities. Reads technical publications to stay abreast of new developments in the industry. Seeks and maintains membership in professional associations. Take charge of personal career development by identifying personal interests and career pathways. Use newly learned knowledge and skills to complete specific tasks and improve work processes. Broadens knowledge and skills through job shadowing and continuing education. Seeks feedback, and modifies behavior for improvement. Treats unexpected circumstances as opportunities to learn and adopt new techniques. Intellectual Curiosity - A demonstrated interest in personal and professional lifelong learning and development. Likes the difficult things. The willingness to tell the truth . . . Even if unpopular or contentious. Performs quality work. Accepts responsibility for one's decisions and actions. Takes responsibility for accomplishing work goals within accepted timeframes. Demonstrates high ethical and moral standards. Treats others with honesty, fairness, and respect. Integrity - Adherence to moral and ethical principals; demonstrated honesty and courage. Engages with people throughout the change process to understand and address emotional reactions and maintain commitment. Publicly tracks the progress of the change in order to keep people engaged. Takes action to influence specific individuals, such as giving them a part to play in the change effort. Encourages others to pursue opportunities for change. Helps people come to terms with the need for change. Engages others by making the case for change and explaining their role in it. Sets clear targets in line with a larger change effort to focus people on accomplishing the change. Communicates a clear, compelling new direction, whether or not they originated it. Change Leadership - Acts as a catalyst for organizational change by providing resources, removing barriers and acting as an advocate for leading change or supporting others leading organizational change. Anticipates evolving commercial trends and takes steps to refocus business activities accordingly. Acts quickly on and prioritizes commercial opportunities within own area of responsibility. Looks beyond the numbers in making value-creating decisions, combining hard data and personal insights. Focused on implementing ways to drive profitable growth. Commercial Orientation - Identifying market opportunity and the effective implementation of strategies for improved financial performance for the short and long term. Adheres and respects the overall process & touch points. Analyzes processes & identifies non-value added steps to reduce or eliminate waste. Defines processes to help manage complex issues. Process - Applying critical-thinking skills to solve problems by generating, evaluating, and implementing solutions. Steps back & questions data as necessary - see the Big Picture. Understands the underlying relationship among facts and connections between issues. Uses inductive and deductive reasoning to analyze, synthesize, compare, and interpret information. Uses data, logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems. Draws conclusions from relevant or missing information. Analytics - Using logic, reasoning, and analysis to address problems. Uses appropriate strategies and solutions for dealing with conflicts and differences to maintain a smooth workflow Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the business, an effective persuader who clearly articulates the way forward and is able to win hearts and minds by demonstrating a clear understanding of the business issue / opportunity. Works effectively with people who have diverse personalities and backgrounds. Interacts professionally and respectfully with leadership, peers, and co-workers. A manager who is a role model to others, monitors progress on objectives and behaviors and coaches others for success. An excellent communicator with a collaborative, high energy style to motivate their team and others.


Responsible for leading all aspects of the Procurement and Production Planning efforts for the functional sites assigned. This position may have more than one factory responsibility. The position reports to Plant Leadership. The position has a dotted line reporting relationship into the Global Supply Chain Planning Leader. The position closely interfaces with the Master Schedulers to manage capacity and identify constraints within the site. Keenly focused on inventory optimization and collaboration with the Inventory Manager to achieve class leading results for all key inventory measurements. Leads local efforts to support Lean manufacturing efforts in materials management as well as supporting the factory efforts. Engage others, promote, and participate in Environmental, Health, and Safety initiatives, focusing on continuous improvement. This position is required to assure compliance of Company operations to all applicable laws, regulations and standards, good business practices and company documented procedures (including knowledge of all standards, government occupational health and environmental regulations and statutes related to the site). Ensure a pipeline of local talent for short term and long term career development for buyers and planners. Actively utilizes development plans and goal setting to build skills and address opportunities. Responsible for working with appropriate data management functions to ensure proper and adequate Oracle planning attributes are employed (i.e. Manufacturing Lead-times, Bill of Routings). Closely collaborate with factory staff to drive lean principles into factory level materials management. Manages inventory to RAW and WIP turns goals for their site. Optimize planning throughout the factory to include raw materials, WIP and subassemblies to meet or exceed all Supply Chain KPIs. Key Internal and External Relationships: Critical to success in the position requires relationships with other Materials Managers, Plant Leaders, Global Procurement, and Global Supply Chain Planning. This position is required to comply with all applicable practices and documented procedures. Failure to act ethically and within company guidelines on ethics could affect company image and create bias. Failure to follow process and meet goals could impact customer service levels, affect the companys ability to sustain or grow sales, and have negative implications on working capital. Impact and Scope: Manages resources supporting functional responsibilities. Ability to work through others including dotted line reporting responsibilities. Works with minimal, day-to-day supervision

The hours are 8:00am-5:00pm

This is a Direct Hire Position with a Great company.

Please sent resume to or call 716704191.

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

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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: 2022-05-27 Expires: 2022-06-27

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