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Supply Planning Specialist

Kelly Services
St Louis, MO 63103
Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting contract opportunity with one of our leading clients!


**Title:** Supply Planning Specialist


**Location:** St. Louis


**Duration:** 6 months **Overview**


+ Directly reports to the Supply Planning Manager.

+ Responsible for collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure supply at the lowest delivered cost for brand & customer team initiatives.

+ Will work directly with factory planners to ensure production and distribution plans support to Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

+ Works collaboratively with internal partners in the Supply Chain function, including Demand Planners, Factories, Supply Chain, Marketing, & Procurement.

+ May also work with external partners, such as 3rd Party Co-Manufacturers and Sub-Contractors.


**Responsibilities**


+ First point of contact for communication of Supply Plans, OOS situations, or issue resolution in WOR or with commercial teams & factories for assigned products.

+ Collaborate with Brand Management to ensure that inventory plans are in place to support brand initiatives that will sustain appropriate customer service levels & KPIs.

+ Monitor and identify potential inventory problems through planning horizon and coordinate efforts to resolve. Collaborate with Factory on the tactical execution of the production plan.

+ Maintain critical SAP/APO Master Data to fully leverage the system & ensure proper planning process occurs across the network.

+ Assist factories in management of finished goods inventories to ensure freshness & prevent aging, while also providing disposition instructions where applicable.

+ Develop and lead short-term projects related to cost savings initiatives, network reviews and other ensuring supply objectives related to Supply Planning.

+ Track and monitor reporting that summarizes inventory levels, capacity, service level and all related issues that support defined key performance indicators.

+ Collaborate with Brand Management and the extended teams to track and monitor New item production plans and performance to sustain defined customer service levels & KPIs.

+ Work with the Procurement group to resolve raw material availability to support current manufacturing plans.

+ Collaborate with and create production schedules for Copacking, Cofilling or Comanufacturing initiatives as needed.


**Required Qualifications**


+ BA/BS preferred. MBA/MS desirable.

+ Experience in NCE and/or ability to drive continuous improvement and change management preferred.

+ Minimum of 3 years production planning and/or supply chain experience, functional experience in production scheduling, Customer Facing Supply Chain, or distribution planning preferred.

+ Demonstrated expertise in SAP is preferred, but not mandatory.

+ Effective collaboration and the ability to work with personnel at all organizational levels and across functions. Flexibility and adaptability to the demands and requirements of a fast-paced environment with multiple demands and priorities.

+ Excellent oral and written skills, organizational and time-management abilities

+ Strong analytical aptitude with a proven ability to analyze/interpret data and build quantitative models of business problems.

+ Excellent creative thinking skills with emphasis on developing innovative solutions to complex problems that may not have one clear answer.

+ Ability to establish credibility quickly to lead and influence the team and cross-functional partners.


**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 contact Taryn Carbone ( taryn.carbone@kellyservices.com ) for immediate consideration.


**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/non-traditional 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 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: 2021-03-19 Expires: 2021-04-19

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