Kelly Services Materials Manager in Kansas City, Missouri



  • Oversees and manages the daily activities of the materials and MP&L function to maximize scheduling and delivery of commodities to the customer.

  • Interfaces with customer to ensure smooth -coordination of scheduling and maximization of schedule adherence; provides input on local conditions, identifies needs and receives direction on real-time staffing increases or decreases.

  • Ensures materials supervisors, MP&L linkers and MP&L coordinators manage schedule adherence notifying and escalating within the facility as warranted

  • Enacts contingency plans as needed; escalates and directs activities during systems problems, disasters, etc.; identifies potential problems, troubleshoots, escalates issues to the operations manager, and participates in post-mortem analysis of problems providing input for future process improvements.

  • Reviews ongoing performance results to targets and takes corrective measures with authorization, escalate as needed.

  • Maintains a favorable working relationship with all other union employees to foster aid promote a cooperative and harmonious working climate which will be conducive to maximum employee morale, productivity, and efficiency/effectiveness.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Conform to the processes and requirements of the synchronized management system.

  • Achieve effectiveness of the synchronized management system by following the Quality Policy and meeting company objectives.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or related field is preferred.

  • 7 years of work progressive experience performing professional level operational and plant management duties; preferably in automotive or logistics industry

  • Additional education, training and/or work experience in area of specialization inherent to the position may be required.

  • Knowledge of principles and procedures used in material planning and logistics operations and practices

Why Kelly ® ?

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in

industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier

source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm

with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety

and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct

hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific

professional interests.

AboutKelly Services ®

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Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.