Kelly Services Raw Materials Buyer Planner Manager in Monument, Colorado

Raw Materials Buyer Planner Manager

Includes Enhanced Benefits

Pay $32 per hour

OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage all aspects of employees within the KellyOCG Planning team including employee working hours, PTO, performance management, and task assignment

  • Act as the primary point of contact for clients personnel to communicate tasks, information and/or concerns to KellyOCG team

  • Provide training & manage work assignments, as well as team capacity

  • Perform Commodity Buyer tasks in addition to management responsibilities

  • Complete monthly metrics reporting to Managers

The Raw Materials Manager Buyer Planner has “apply” level production planning functional skills per the clients Supply Chain (JJSC) competency model. This role is responsible for the procurement of raw and packaging materials by converting the output of the production plan into daily/weekly material requirements. Timely execution of procurement activities to ensure availability of components to execute production schedules. The Raw Material Planner’s output optimizes the flow of materials, while considering the site’s warehouse capacity and inventory targets.

POSITION DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage all aspects of employees within the KellyOCG Planning team including employee working hours, PTO, performance management, and task assignment

  • Act as the primary point of contact for Depuy personnel to communicate tasks, information and/or concerns to KellyOCG team

  • Provide training & manage work assignments, as well as team capacity

  • Perform Commodity Buyer tasks in addition to management responsibilities

  • Complete monthly metrics reporting to Managers

  • Report operation KPI’s to customer and KOCG

  • Comply with KOCG Management program

  • Responsible for KOCG P&L

  • Responsible for the effective coordination of the material planning, purchasing and production scheduling function and ensuring timely delivery to customers of finished products

  • Identifies raw material and component requirements for production from engineering and production spec. Monitors planning modules or production planning system with current lead times, and related information.

  • Collects information regarding raw material, component and related requirements from engineering and production specifications and schedules

  • Prepares schedules and ensures timely completion of work orders for manufacturing purposes.

  • Identify opportunities to improve inventory investment through inventory entitlement model for applicable production line.

  • Analyzes product demand, sales patters, and forecasts. Production specifications and plant and supplier capacity data

  • Reviews capacity loads and identifies possible manufacturing constraints. Monitors and anticipates production issues due to capacity, and new product launches.

  • Establishes effective communication with various groups such as customers, sales offices, suppliers and/or plant production departments as required.

  • Monitors work orders from start to ensure the on time delivery of products

  • Ensures accuracy of signals for the timely ordering and delivery of components to support manufacturing activities

  • Prepares production/planning reports as required. Analyses month end activity to determine the need for forecast modification, recommends revisions.

  • Participates in new product launch meetings and assists in developing new product forecasts and production schedules.

  • Reviews support documents for scheduling such as route sheets, enters all requirements into the planning system or process as required

  • Manages and/or maintains raw material inventory investment according to inventory entitlement models.

  • Assures accuracy of database of suppliers of products used in manufacturing process.

  • Prepares orders to vendors for raw materials, packaging materials, parts, components, services, supplies, finished goods and related material needed for production.

  • Inventories goods received and identify discrepancies in order quantity and price.

  • Checks scheduled delivery dates and makes initial contact with suppliers on late deliveries.

  • Escalates issues and notifies appropriate personnel/management as appropriate.

  • Checks with warehouse and production regarding availability and movement of materials to detect shortages or overages.

  • Supports supplier or component S&OP and supplier RCCP as required.

  • Supports Lean or Six Sigma improvement initiatives.

  • Adheres to the Company’s procedures as detailed in the SOP manual

  • EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

  • Data reporting skills through MS-excel (or equivalent).

Desirable:

  • Green Belt six-sigma certification

  • CPIM, CPM, CSCP Certification

Experience:

  • 6 years related experience

  • Experience with ERP & advanced planning systems

  • Production planning or manufacturing experience in a medical, pharmaceutical or consumer industry desirable

  • Familiarity with relevant legislation (e.g. GMP, ISO requirements) is desirable

  • 4 Years management experience

Knowledge, Skills and Capabilities:

  • Applies understanding of cycle time, throughput, labor efficiency, and related concepts to drive alignment with overall Production Plan to ensure raw materials are in place to support production

  • Demonstrates understanding of the impact of equipment downtime and adjusts daily production plans accordingly

  • Leverages knowledge of the production and planning processes to identify opportunities to improve the initial plan, (i.e. through the application of lean processes)

  • Strong organization skills and an aptitude for planning.

  • Proactive approach , focus on accuracy with attention to detail

  • Ability to translate complex situations into simple working solutions

  • Persuading and influencing others

  • Can drive continuous process improvements.

  • Proficient user of MS Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint

  • Able to work with no supervision

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Why Kelly ® ?

The Managed Solutions practice within Kelly Outsourcing and Consulting Group (KellyOCG ® ) is one focus within the full array of Kelly Services® workforce solutions.

Kelly Services has transformed from the staffing industry pioneer to a leading workforce solutions provider. KellyOCG is the distinguished outsourcing and consulting segment of Kelly Services, known for applying a forward-looking approach that enables companies to make strategic workforce planning decisions that impact their business and competitive advantage.

The Managed Solutions practice area of KellyOCG is dedicated to partnering with clients to architect and implement solutions that put them in a position to meet their operational obligation to their organization and freedom to focus on their more strategic business needs.

AboutKelly Services ®

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