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Production Planning Engineer

Kelly Services

Roswell, GA
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Job Title Production Planning Engineer

Jobid US24R5AW_BH1429404

Location: Roswell, GA, 30077, USA

Description **Production Planning Engineer**

**Contract: 6 months**

**Pay: up to 70 an hour**


Supporting leadership for the development, implementation and ongoing continuous improvement of Demand Planning systems across all KCC businesses globally. This position will provide support to the ongoing implementation of our new demand planning template of process and tools across the globe. The position will primarily focus on implementing improvements to the technical statistical modeling capability, causal history management, and user experience of both our tier 1 SAP IBP and tier 2 Arete Prevail demand planning solutions. The successful specialist will work with the system vendors, the regional users, and select KC DP experts to drive improvements to the forecast accuracy generated, the usability, and the sustainability of the systems.

Upon successfully proving that our selected tier 1 solution can outperform the tier 2 solution in terms of accuracy, usability, sustainability, the role may transition to supporting the expansion of the tier 1 solution outside of North America. The incumbent must be able to engage with leaders from Planning, IT, Sales, Finance, Supply Chain, and Marketing to influence direction, ensure understanding validate compliance with the Demand Planning strategies cycles. This role is currently planned to primarily focus on North America but may need to travel to other regions to support their ongoing efforts as well. Position will be assigned into the KCSC DP leader for their ongoing daily work assignments. Ensure demand S OP management practices are in accordance with corporate ethics, financial instructions and internal control requirements and result in providing the requisite quality and reliability.

**Business Priorities:**

Lead the implementation, optimization and enhancement of state of the art statistical forecasting models, in conjunction with the vendors, to enable predictive planning and trade promotion management using mathematics and statistical tools and processes. Serve as the Subject Matter Expert on the optimization of volume and trade modeling for the Demand Planning process. Collaborate with the business units and the central supply chain team to understand customer requirements while ensuring alignment with business and functional initiatives. Lead, develop and clearly communicate Key Performance Indicators for modeling and related software tools or processes. Effectively communicate and influence Demand Planning team members, Sales Planning, field teams and IT teams as needed. Conduct in field support to train and validate optimization of system usage output on periodic or as requested basis. Enhance the position by thoroughly reviewing all activities perfor

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies inindustry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premiersource of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firmwith an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the varietyand flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or directhire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specificprofessional interests.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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