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Supply Chain Analyst II

Kelly Services

Houston, TX
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Job Title Supply Chain Analyst II

Jobid US41L8CJ_BH1386462

Location: Houston, TX, 77007, USA


**LOCATION:** Houston, TX (zip code: 77056)

**DURATION:** 6 Months with the possibility of extension

**PAY RATE:** $25-31/hr.


+ Implement and provide guidance and support to the global, region, and country purchasing and sourcing organizations and the global category management team to ensure all category management strategies and sourcing plans are adopted, operationalized, and delivering expected value
+ Work with the global, region, and country purchasing and sourcing organizations to achieve year-over-year cost, delivery, and overall performance improvements from our client's supply base;
+ Drive rationalization/standardization of supplied goods and services
+ Educate the regions and product lines on global procurement standards and how to adopt into their environment
+ Facilitate meetings with stakeholders to understand operational needs and provide the global procurement and sourcing perspective
+ Ensure adoption, implementation, and consistent compliance with client's global procurement policies, procedures, guidelines, and business needs
+ Monitor the work of internal stakeholders to ensure that client's codes of ethics and compliance in procurement are upheld
+ Participate in the development of standard procurement and sourcing operating procedures with minimal supervision
+ Understand, recommend, and implement new and revised streamlined policies and processes to continuously improve procurement and sourcing processes
+ Mentor and train team members and stakeholders regarding procurement processes including complex negotiating, influencing techniques, and contract execution
+ Develop and implement sourcing plans with established milestones and anticipated completion dates in collaboration with Category Management
+ Following award decision, support detailed quantification and documentation of savings and other results of sourcing projects/initiatives
+ Lead, manage/execute, and facilitate diverse sourcing initiatives for materials and services in the regions
+ Communicates results timely, clear and concise to the business and procurement and sourcing leadership
+ Collaborate with the regions to establish key performance indicators, set performance targets, and document total cost of ownership
+ Take responsibility for leading contract and service level agreement negotiations
+ Develop and execute negotiating strategies using cost models, scenarios, and market intelligence. Establish acceptable negotiation boundaries to help determine trade-offs and business benefits from a range of negotiation outcomes
+ Gain consensus on acceptable risk levels and contract language with all stakeholders including Legal, Risk, HSE and Operations
+ Create bid package and coordinate the bid (RFI,RFT,RFQ) process including, pre-bid/proposal meetings, walk-throughs, bid openings, bid tabulation and bid reviews
+ Support activities involve leading and managing RFP events, negotiating pricing, commercial contract terms and conditions, consistently maximizing business value
+ Provide analytics to support the business make final vendor selection/award decision
+ Directly interfaces with current and potential suppliers to maximize benefits sought such as total procured value, services, and risk mitigation
+ Develop relationship management strategies by which suppliers are evaluated, selected and managed in accordance with established guidelines and best practices
+ Develop balanced supplier score cards and report on key supplier performance metrics, conduct benchmarking studies and track contract utilization, service delivery, and service level agreement
+ Establish formal meeting schedules with key stakeholders and suppliers to resolve issues, and review key performance metrics
+ Ensuring accurate and up to date contracts and supplier records are maintained
+ Set standards for dealings with suppliers to ensure that regulations on bribery and corruption are upheld and report any breaches of regulations to senior management or responsible authorities

+ Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, supply chain management or related discipline required
+ MBA or Master degree preferred
+ 8+ years of experience in Procurement and Strategic Sourcing of which 5+ in Strategic Sourcing
+ Experience with commercial transactions and negotiation
+ Experience with e-procurement tools and ERP systems such as JDE, SAP required
+ Experience with contract lifecycle management Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) or Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) or is a plus

+ Has grounded understanding of procurement and has knowledge of and is able to explain: 5 rights that relate to procurement: price/cost, quality, time, quantity, and place and how these apply to commercial transactions or agreements
+ Documentation typically used in procurement: requisitions, orders, delivery notes, invoices and able to advise others in the organization how to use these
+ How to ensure that requisitions, orders, and invoices are clear and correct and clarify requirements when communicating with stakeholders
+ Use of documented policies and procedures of procurement, including responsibilities, regulations, levels of delegated authority, sourcing process, invoice clearance and payment.
+ nd be able to advise stakeholders on the interpretation E-sourcing and e-tendering systems used in procurement to promote contract opportunities, pre-qualify suppliers, and receive and evaluate quotations and tenders
+ Use of purchase to pay (P2P) systems including e-requisitioning, e-catalogues, e-ordering and e-invoicing
+ How to use systems technology and databases for purchase ordering, such as ERP systems
+ Total cost of ownership and able to explain how the purchases of goods can be evaluated on this basis Internal stakeholders on procurement and supply issues that impact financial budgets
+ Advantages/disadvantages of a range of pricing methods and apply these in the procurement of goods
+ Anti-bribery laws such as US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Strategic Sourcing.
+ Has grounded understanding of modern sourcing strategies
+ Uses multiple levers/approaches to create total cost value in sourcing projects
+ Understand the role of category management and its function in the sourcing process
+ Have strong supplier development & relationship management skills
+ Negotiation Skills.
+ Plans and executes negotiation strategies according to best practice principles; has command of facts, alternatives, stakeholders, and sequenced negotiation plan.
+ Shows commercial leadership Financial Analysis.
+ Demonstrates ability to construct and accurately manage large, complex data sets and cost models; skilled at conducting scenario/sensitivity analytics.
+ Able to calculate basic financial analysis of cost and prices and use this data to negotiate with suppliers
+ Qualitative Thinking.
+ Leverages data and non-data driven insights to develop a point of view and facilitate decision making Supply Market Expertise.
+ Analyzes complex supply markets, global trends, and innovation potentials residing in these markets to identify commercial opportunities and business risks
+ Technical Aptitude.
+ Aptitude for technical topics, i.e., when sourcing a technical material or service, candidate is naturally interested in learning technical details of the material/service Decision Making.
+ Embraces fact based decision making processes; naturally seeks to leverage cost models and valid company-, vendor-, and third-party data to dispassionately drive outcomes Project Management.
+ Demonstrates credible project management skills, including stakeholder-, timeline-, and meeting management; has keen awareness of critical path items Work Style.
+ Detail-oriented, organized team player; manages change through influence; flexible, dynamic, self-demanding and proactive individual; easily accepts constructive input.
**Why Kelly?**

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

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
+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career
+ Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center
+ Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*
+ Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available to eligible employees
· Service bonus plan

· Holiday pay plan

· Weekly electronic pay options

· Exclusive online employee community

· Employee assistance program available at no cost

· Corporate discounts

· Transportation Spending Accounts

+ *Offered and administered by Leslie & Associates. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly Services.
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_Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity, and is committed to employing a diverse workforce_

**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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