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Supply Chain Planner

Kelly Services
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Kelly IT has an opening for a **Perm Supply Chain Planner** to work with our client in Pleasanton, CA.



**SUMMARY**



The Planner is responsible for developing and managing production plans to support the corporate inventory strategy for both domestic and international customers to meet customer service and financial goals. The planner ensures that their plan manages their inventory accordingly to mitigate back orders and obsolescence and manages purchase orders with contract manufacturers across the nutrition, personal care and/or household goods industry. The purchase orders and plans are managed through Shaklees ERP system (BPCS). The Planner manages the relationship with contract manufacturer to ensure delivery against the commitments. Intermediate Excel skills are required.



**FUNCTIONS:**




+ Plan categories and place purchase orders with contract manufacturers for nutrition, personal care and/or household goods products for over 100 SKUs

+ Maintain inventory at target with contract manufacturers to mitigate back orders and avoid obsolescence

+ Partner with Contract Manufacturers to ensure on-time delivery, purchase order accuracy and to resolve issues and concerns

+ Support commercialization of new and reformulated products including building pipeline inventory and minimizing remnants

+ Identify, resolve and escalate supply chain risks including backorders and obsolescence, manufacturers performance and material and component shortages

+ Collaborate with Sourcing to strive for assurance of supply

+ Serve as liaison between Planning and International markets on inventory issues

+ Develop and manage Item Masters, BOMs, DRP relationships, and other planning parameters to ensure BPCS system integrity

+ Other related duties, as required and assigned



**REQUIREMENTS:**




+ Minimum 3-5 years of inventory planning experience, preferably in a consumer products or manufacturing company

+ Bachelors degree

+ Strong planning and organizational skills

+ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

+ Strong negotiation skills

+ Strong analytical and intermediate Excel skills

+ Proven math skills and ability to work with high degree of accuracy

+ Experience with ERP systems

+ Ability to work effectively with all levels of management

+ Ability to prioritize, handle multiple tasks simultaneously

+ Must be self-motivated and professional

+ Understanding and experience in dealing with international markets

+ APICS certification preferred



Key Performance Indicators




+ Accurate and timely purchase orders

+ Number of backorders

+ Inventory at target



**KEY COMPETENCIES**




+ Planning and scheduling dozens of products to maintain finished goods inventories at target

+ Strong ERP experience and ease in learning, navigating and leveraging the systems capabilities

+ Managing supply chain partner relationships including contract manufacturers

+ Collaborating with departments such as Sourcing, Marketing, Product Development, Field Support and Sales

+ Intermediate Microsoft Excel

+ Strong problem solving

+ Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly





If you are interested, please email your resume to norh098@kellyit.com






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



By partnering with Kelly Technology, youll have direct connections to top companies around the globegiving you the chance to put your tech skills to work on some of todays most intriguing, innovative, and high-visibility projects. In a world where change is the only constant, our unparalleled connections and IT market expertise help you take your skills exactly where you want to go. Were here to help you gain experience, keep learning, and move your career forward.





**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. 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, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.
Posted: 2020-11-11 Expires: 2020-12-12

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