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Strategic Sourcing Associate NJ

Kelly Services
Somerville, NJ 08876
**Strategic Sourcing Associate**


**Location: Somerville, NJ**


**Rate: based on experience**


**Length: 2+ year contract**


Contract position with Kelly OCG (Outsource Consulting Group). You will receive benefits including, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, paid vacation, holidays and sick time.


**Description:**


**Deliver to financial targets, including cost improvement, expense and capital, through**


**Source leadership for project teams & pipeline development, driving to expected outcomes and on-time execution**


+ Act as Source project lead for each project; drive performance review and is accountable for project performance

+ Communicate with supplier(s) on any project needs, actions or follow-ups

+ Execute and/or follow up on Source project deliverables

+ Ensure communication of strategy and volume expectations to PLAN, and ensure execution of phase-in/phase-out to deliver on project

+ Address missed or at-risk project milestones

+ Address all identified Source actions

+ Escalate adverse events as they happen

+ Ensure capital and expense spend in line with budget, facilitating capital approval and spend by managing aCARs from draft through approval, ensuring appropriate po placement and timelines that meet project deliverables

+ Drive project execution through all phases, including feasibility, effective chartering, resource and milestone management

+ Support new supplier on-boarding, coming alongside category to interface with franchise and/or project detailed needs, and connecting with PM leads on Source follow-up needs

+ Maintain Planisware with RA, LE, Actuals and other defined financials

+ Serve as franchise point person with category partners for projects within designated area of responsibility

+ Place and track POs for project needs


**QUALIFICATIONS**


+ A Bachelors degree is required, preferably in Business Administration, Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain, or Operations discipline

+ Eight (8) years business experience

+ Five (5) experience with purchasing, materials, project management or supply chain management

+ An Advanced degree is preferred

+ Training and/or certification in ISM / APICS / Project Management / Process Excellence preferred

+ Effective knowledge in Sourcing, Purchasing Controls, Supplier Selection, Production systems & logistics, Database management, Quality Systems, Statistical methods, and Project Management is preferred

+ Excellent interpersonal skills, written, oral, and presentation skills


**Additional Detail:**


+ There is no relocation budgeted for this position. If this position requires you to relocate you will be responsible for those costs.

+ As your local offices do not support this position, for immediate consideration, please apply online to this posting directly.

+ Resumes in MS Word are preferred.

+ If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter at Leslie.Hesano@kellyservices.com ; however, your resume must be received via the official posting.


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.


**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.

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Posted: 2021-03-29 Expires: 2021-04-29

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