Kelly Services Supplier Performance Manager / Supply Chain Management in Little Ferry, New Jersey

Job Description

If you love to travel this position is for you.....50% travel.

The Supplier Performance Manager is responsible for the management of selected suppliers that supply goods and/or services to the organization. The Supplier Performance Manager will functionally report to the VP Supply Chain to improve the global performance of the company's suppliers in North America. While responsible for under-performing suppliers, he/she will manage the action plan, recovery plans and improvement plans that will have to be put in place with those suppliers. In addition, he/she will be responsible for the compilation of the supply chain data for reporting towards the company and related entities. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years experience managing vendor/suppliers.



  • Manages the global supply chain relationship with suppliers in terms of industrial capability & performance consistently with Aviation-s industrial, support and program needs; Alerts the

Planning Agent, Program Procurement Coordinator and/or Buyer when a problem occurs

  • Initiates supplier supply chain diagnostics and/or on-request mission analysis

  • Conducts new supplier assessment and approval process

  • Manages supplier improvement and action plans as needed

  • Supports the Supply Chain Buyer on supply chain terms & conditions definition

  • Negotiates with suppliers regarding capabilities and performance for procured products and part returns (for upgrading, Repairs and overhauls)

  • Significant domestic travel (up to 50%) as well as international trips to France, as needed

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor-s degree required in business administration - Supply Chain major is preferred

  • Five years of relevant Supply Chain experience, preferably in aerospace industry.

  • Solid understanding of global supply chain functions and its related components

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel required including the use of v-look ups, pivot tables, etc.

  • Proven knowledge of production and manufacturing principles and processes

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Solid organizational, time-management and planning skills

  • Demonstrated analytical and project management skills

  • Team player with a receptive disposition, and a desire to contribute to the success of the supply chain operation

  • Master-s degree in Supply Chain preferred

  • Prior aerospace and defense experience preferred

  • Prior experience or use of Lean/Six Sigma principles preferred

  • Be inquisitive - Dig deeper - Do not systematically take -yes- for an answer.


Please send resumes into this ad or call Laurie at 201-394-7900

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