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Supply Specialist

Kelly Services
Waterloo, IA 50703
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 Management Specialist


**Location:** Waterloo, IA


**Duration:** 12 months **Responsibilities**


+ Implement a sourcing strategy for multiple highly engineered commodities and maintain a close working relationship to the strategy owner.

+ Develop and issue requests for quotation to approved suppliers based on the approved sourcing strategy.

+ Supports Direct material spend at multiple factories.

+ Analyze supplier proposals using total acquisition cost and decision analysis methodologies, develop and implement negotiation strategies

+ Execute tooling purchase order (PO), price change request, replenishment forms and complete basic legal and environmental supplier requirements

+ Negotiate production pricing, prototype pricing, cost reductions, non-recurring expense, warranty reimbursement, etc with engagement from the Supply Base Manager

+ Manage tactical relationships between John Deere and suppliers

+ Schedule and manage meetings with suppliers

+ Facilitate frequent interactions with factory procurement teams to determine optimal delivery and packaging requirements

+ Ensure Supplier Compliance requirements are being met and implemented


**Required Qualifications**


+ Experience with negotiating and making decisions based on choices and data to optimize outcomes

+ Basic financial analytics experience and knowledge

+ Demonstrated experience using Microsoft products with a solid understanding of Excel (V-Lookups, pivot tables, chart building a plus) and PowerPoint

+ Ability to write formulas and calculate costs and expenses and convert them to meaningful and useful data for evaluating best alternatives

+ Ability to work in a fast-paced office environment


**Preferred Qualifications**


+ Experience in a direct material supply management position requiring quoting and negotiating

+ Proficient in SAP or similar ERP applications, Tableau or database tools


**Additional Information**


+ 1st shift / Monday Friday with limited overtime as needed

+ Position has the potential of driving personal vehicles to other Waterloo sites for meetings

+ Position will start remote, but eventually move onsite full time


**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/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: 2021-04-16 Expires: 2021-05-17

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