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Company: Kelly Services
Location: Redmond, WA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


Inventory Material Planner - SAP

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with our client, a multinational consumer electronics company. 

Location: Redmond, WA
Type: Contract - W2
Duration: For a 5-month assignment with possibility of extension.

*** MUST BE ABLE TO WORK AS AN EMPLOYEE (ON W-2 BASIS) *** NO C2C, 1099, etc. ***

What you will need for this role:

  • Bachelor's degree with business concentration required with two years minimum experience in inventory material planning OR a minimum of 5years experience in inventory material planning in a manufacturing environment.

  • APICS/ CPIM certification preferred.

  • Preferred SAP, or Oracle-MRP, ECC experience.

  • Must have prior experience with ERP system.

  • Must be well versed in Microsoft office; -high skill level required in Word, Excel, & Access database's.

  • Must be able to develop own database queries and reports.

  • Excellent analytical skills and organizational skills required.

  • Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must work well independently & as a team player


In this role you will:

  • Responsible for the organization and accuracy of the material master information between MDM & SAP systems for all new parts introduced into product group. Maintain SAP material master with exact and up-to-date information regarding description, location, order point, lead-time, obsolescence, and supplier sourcing.

  • Responsible for creating purchase requisitions, on a daily basis, for appropriate vendors through SAP- MRP system, and converting requisitions to purchase orders. Create purchase requisitions for locally sourced materials and provide to the Buyer to place orders with appropriate lead times. Communicate with vendors regarding order status, receipt errors, delivery information, item notes and pricing issues.

  • Analyze order points for items on a consistent basis, reviewing 30,60,90 day volumes. Analyze trends to ensure ordering of correct quantities, maintaining optimum stock levels, and optimizing pricing based on purchase quantities for locally purchased materials.

  • Act as a liaison between vendors, production managers, customer solutions, and warehouse management in order to communicate pertinent information such as delivery dates, product delays, and urgently need support.

  • Monitor open purchase orders against requested due dates of delivery to identify critical low stock situations. Communicate daily, weekly on backorders to improve delivery and reduce backorder delays with vendor. Analyze delivery performance trends for on time performance and backorder issues with each vendor and drive vendor to improve their performance.

  • Coordinate a smooth transition from older product lines to new product lines by depleting old stock through analysis of Excess & Obsolete reports for non-activity items. Continuously evaluate the necessity of orders in an effort to minimize the risk of E&O from occurring. Reviewing inventory in stock over 180 days and the percentage of total stock.

  • Create return purchase orders as necessary for claim returns by obtaining RMA's; and preparing return shipment documents.

  •  Enter Sales Orders from International business group, setting delivery dates based on availability. Create weekly report to communicate current order statuses. Manage all communication with the business center.

  • Prepare weekly and monthly reports to demonstrate backorder affects upon repairs and to sales customers.

Why Kelly®

By partnering with Kelly® Technology, you'll have direct connections to top companies around the globe—giving you the chance to put your tech skills to work on some of today's most intriguing, innovative, and high-visibility projects. In a world where change is the only constant, our unparalleled connections and IT market expertise help you take your skills exactly where you want to go. We're here to help you gain experience, keep learning, and move your career forward.

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/nontraditional 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, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

]] About Kelly Services

Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) is a leader in providing workforce solutions.

Kelly offers a comprehensive array of outsourcing and consulting services as well as world-class staffing on a temporary, temporary-to-hire, and direct-hire basis.

Serving clients around the globe, Kelly provided employment to more than 540,000 employees in 2013. Revenue in 2013 was $5.4 billion.

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