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Purchasing Manager

Company: Kelly Services
Location: Wheaton
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Job Description:

Kelly Services is seeking an--Purchasing Operations Manager for our well-known client in the--Heavy Equipment industry--in--Racine WI.--This is a 9-month contract positionTitle: Purchasing ManagerLocation: Racine WI/Burr Ridge ILDuration: 9 months (possibility of extension)Payrate: $27-30/hr.Job DescriptionAs the Purchasing Operations Manager, you will act as the Purchasing representative within the plant to fully support commodity strategies and re-sourcing decisions. The POM will also plan and facilitate timely execution of re-sourcing plans and ensure plant supply needs are satisfied.Responsibilities Include:Meet the Manufacturing OKTS (OK to Ship) Plans: working with Manufacturing leadership, Purchasing and SQE, identify all supplier-related potential risks to this objective, develop solid mitigation plans to overcome risks, lead teams in implementation and monitoring for successful risk elimination to achieve month-end metrics and achieve production linearity. Support meeting the Manufacturing OKTS with no shortfalls due to supplier performance.Utilize a developed set of tools and processes to proactively identify any supplier whose key metrics on delivery performance indicates a deterioration in performance. Engage with other CNH resources and the supplier to address the deterioration and develop and implement a solid Recovery Plan.Lead and manage Resourcing projects for cost savings and to achieve Supplier Rationalization Objectives. Meet or beat planned implementation dates for resourcing projects to achieve cost savings. Provide all necessary resources to lead and coordinate project activities between Purchasing and Manufacturing groups to achieve target implementation dates to deliver budgeted cost reductions and Supplier Rationalization Objectives.Support cost reduction re-sourcing initiatives: Coordinate resourcing plans with Manufacturing and aggressively identify new potential projects and drive implementation in order to help achieve Purchasing Department's Financial targets. Support the achievement of the material cost budget/official company forecasts. Ensure all Purchasing activities achieve implementation dates.The qualified candidate will have experience with the following:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business or related field and a minimum 6 years related work experience in the areas of Manufacturing, Purchasing or Supply Chain.In lieu of a Bachelor's degree, will also consider those with an Associates degree plus a minimum of 9 years of work experience in the areas of Manufacturing, Purchasing or Supply Chain.
  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the timeThe preferred candidate will have experience with the following:
    • Working knowledge of manufacturing MRP systems and processes.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
    • Strong leadership and communication skills across multifunctional teams
    • Strong fact based problem solving skills
    • Ability to act quickly and decisively in making tough calls and be passionate and accountable for achieving assigned tasks and goals
    • Capability for working both independently and within Team environments
    • Ability to think and act proactivelyWHY KELLY!!!As a Kelly employee, you'll have access to premier perks, including:
      • Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available to eligible employees
      • Group insurance options
      • Service bonus plan
      • Holiday pay plan
      • Weekly electronic pay options
      • Online training campus that provides more than 3,000 free courses to help improve and develop skills
      • Outstanding online employee community Corporate discounts
        • Transportation Spending Accounts
        • Offered and coordinated by Enroll VB. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly Services.Apply Today !!!!--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, we're here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.About Kelly--At Kelly, we're always thinking about what's next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we're 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.]]

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