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Supply Planning Analyst

Kelly Services

West Chester, PA
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Job Title Supply Planning Analyst

Jobid US41L8LR_BH1426188

Location: West Chester, PA, 19381, USA

Description **_SUPPLY PLANNING ANALYST - West Chester, PA_**

Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting contract opportunity for a Supply Planning Analyst with a prestigious pharmaceutical company located in West Chester, PA.

**Duration** : 18 Months **Pay Rate** : $25-$26/Hr
Job Description:

The Supply Planner is required to develop scenario-based analyses to evaluate options and develop contingency plans with external plants. The position requires the ability to complete complex spreadsheet analysis during issue resolution or scenario planning including the ability to utilize the planning systems to gather the key data needed to drive business decisions.

+ Manages the supply plan and scheduling process for their assigned portfolio of externally manufactured products. The incumbent attains target service levels, while achieving inventory objectives for their portfolio.
+ Prepares and maintains supply plans and updates orders for external partners by efficiently converting global demand requirements into an attainable shipment plan from the plant.
+ Proactively manages service risks by developing robust recovery plans and clearly communicating status to business partners. Areas of responsibility include:

+ Purchase order management, deployment order placement, production planning, capacity planning, S&OP, inventory management, supplier performance measurement, service risk mitigation, and inbound logistics management.
+ The incumbent also supports inventory reduction efforts, including analysis and inventory reporting on a monthly basis.

A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required.

2 years of related experience in Demand Planning, Supply Planning, Production Planning, and/or Supply Chain Management is required

Required skills:
• Demonstrated analytical and critical thinking skills.
• Highly proficient in MS Excel to minimally include v-look up, pivot tables, and graphing.
• Ability to interpret data, identify opportunities, analyze causes, and provide well-reasoned conclusions and solutions.
• Understanding of performance trade-offs across supply chain to support decisions on the best use of limited resources.
• Ability to build strong relationships, considering diverse perspectives & different styles
• Ability to work independently in a matrix environment, with a strong sense of urgency and with minimal supervision.
• Ability to communicate clearly and concisely across all supply chain function areas is required including proficiency preparing and delivering presentations.

Preferred skills:
• In depth knowledge of MRP and conceptual knowledge of ERP systems (SAP/JDE/APO)
• Experience and/or certification in Lean or Six Sigma methodology.
• Experience with MS Access
• APICS CPIM or CSCP certification

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please apply online or contact for immediate consideration.

**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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