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Supply Chain Manager

Kelly Services
Wayne, NJ 07470
Supply Chain Manager (Wayne, New Jersey)

Our client, a state-of-the-art manufacture of electron microscopy equipment, is currently hiring a Supply Chain Manger to lead international purchasing projects. Role is a Direct Hire.

The Supply Chain Manager will manage and perform both purchasing and planning activities for the Business Unit (BU). Specific duties and functions required to meet team goals and objectives include manufacturing planning utilizing an MRP system, team/vendor communication and evaluation, and inventory forecasting and control. Also, operate in a hands-on role executing purchasing and planning actions while building, leading, and managing the materials planning and control functions for the BU.


Participate in interdepartmental business planning, product lifecycle, and inventory management, as well as track individual and team performance relative to strategic goals.

Plan, purchase, and manage resources/vendors and all inventories (FG, WIP, Raw) to achieve team and business goals.

Participate in the sales and operations planning process to ensure incoming material meets product volume and mix requirements.

Apply the latest planning and information management tools, search out and leverage best-practices, and participate in ongoing skills training. Maintain all material control-related systems to reflect changes of internal and external customer demand.

Optimize and balance inventory levels to maximize key metrics; inventory turns, component availability and cost, part quality, transportation costs; limit excess and obsolete inventory.

Work with business unit on inventory and logistics planning of new products, inventory forecasting/reduction, and strategic yearly cost reduction initiatives.

Maintain strong lines of communication with teammates, vendors, Finance, IT, Engineering, Sales and Marketing, and Customer Service to drive efficient issue identification and resolution.

Develop supplier audit process and periodically conduct audits on key suppliers. Develop, implement, and monitor supplier improvement programs. Track and report supplier on-time delivery and quality.

Develop and maintain effective relationships with existing suppliers. Evaluate and select new suppliers as appropriate.

Manage Material Review Board (MRB) process and have complete responsibility for material quality, supply chain quality, and delivery performance.

Develop and maintain accurate standard costs for all purchase components and assemblies.

Advise management of industry competitive situations, alternative supply sources, commodity price trends and supply/demand situations.

Perform all above duties in accordance with applicable directives and company policies.

Position Requirements:

Demonstrated advanced data management, manufacturing forecasting, production planning, project management, and purchasing experience.

Background in purchasing and planning activities (hands-on role executing purchasing and planning actions while building, leading, and managing the materials planning and control functions).

Background in supplier selection& good experience managing suppliers.

International purchasing experience (international sourcing and qualification experience of new product manufacturers, etc.).

BS degree in material management, business, or logistics preferred.

Demonstrated advanced data management, manufacturing forecasting, production planning, project management, and purchasing experience.

APICS/ISM certification preferred.

Demonstrated ability to work in and be challenged by a team-based environment which places a high degree of emphasis on accountability for customer service levels, inventory management, cost reduction, and quality performance.

Proven experience in project leadership, including demonstrable strengths in multifunction and interdepartmental communication, project management, and scheduling.

About Our Client:

They take the most powerful microscopy on earth and make it work even harder! They manufacture industry leading high-speed digital cameras that are sold into industrial, academic, defense and government research facilities. In addition, they also have a smaller entertainment- oriented camera business that has received both an Academy Award and an Emmy for technical contributions to the entertainment industry.


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

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**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: 2022-05-02 Expires: 2022-06-02

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