Job ID: 9286759

Palm Beach Gardens, FL, US



Full Time, Temporary

Experienced (Non-Manager)


Medical Devices and Supplies

First Shift (Day)

Palm Beach Gardens, FL, US

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Full Time, Temporary

Medical Devices and Supplies




First Shift (Day)

Job details

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Buyer/Planner for one of our top clients in West Palm Beach, FL.
Buyer / Planner:

  • A Service Repair Materials Replenishment Planner will be responsible for indirect materials by converting the output of the detailed schedule into daily/weekly materials requirements.

  • The S R MRP planner will ensure availability of the right quantity of components to the production lines when needed; communicating the plan to the different suppliers within the agreed lead times.

  • The S R MRP planner will also optimize the flow of materials, while considering plan warehouse capacity and inventory targets, eliminating potential disruptions in the storage area, minimizing both storage cost and potential SLOB.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review reorder points, purchase requisitions and delivery schedule lines Generate 1st cut MRP, including exceptions

  • Liaise with suppliers to clarify potential plan constraints and interfaces between supplier and the key internal partners

  • Finalize MRP and confirm quantities and dates, ensuring that all material delivery schedules are communicated to the suppliers on time in order to meet plan requirements

  • Communicate/handover plan to Production planning MAKE for execution Manage potential abrupt deviation to the plan assessing with the suppliers the feasibility of the changes rapidly highlight to the affected internal partner if the changes are not possible Involve and communicate to the different partners to motivate all relevant parties to fulfill compliance requirements

  • Manage SKU material master data systematically

  • Oversee Service Repair slow moving and obsolete SLOB Management

  • Provide material supplier input to the S OP process to allow for openness of risks and opportunities

  • Liaise with warehouse staff to understand and adhere to space constraints, managing inventory levels within agreed targets

  • Collaborate with quality assurance and warehouse staff regarding rejected/defective materials, making the necessary physical arrangements with the supplier to ensure timely return of goods to disposal Lead continuous improvement processes

  • Manage the Material Phase in Phase out processes

Qualifications Education:

  • A Minimum of a Bachelor s Degree is required and advanced degree is preferred Experience and Skills:


  • A minimum of 2 years of related experience is required

  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills- ability to manage and manipulate large amounts of data and convert to clear business information is required

  • Ability to make decisions based on data and business insights is required

  • Ability to build strong collaborative relationships, considering diverse perspective and styles is required

  • Ability to target their communication as appropriate for the audience and make presentations to a small-medium sized audience is required

  • Experience with an ERP system SAP/APO/OTC/etc. is required.


  • Supply Chain Certification APICS/IBF is preferred planning or manufacturing experience in a medical/Pharmaceutical or Consumer industry is preferred ability to apply project and person leadership to successfully achieve project, team and individual goals

  • Ability to influence others in a matrix environment is preferred ability to challenge the status quo and evaluate processes to determine if refinements would enhance results and productivity or quality and/or ability to work with continuous improvement tools is preferred

Important information: This position is recruited by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch.  Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

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.
As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

  • Vacation and sick pay

  • Paid holidays

  • 401(k) plan

  • Group medical, vision, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance options

  • Kelly Discounts on goods and services, auto and home insurance, and tuition at Kelly partner schools

  • Kelly Learning Center offers free courses and trainings

  • Weekly pay

About Kelly Services®
As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit and connect with us on FacebookLinkedIn and Twitter.
Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.



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