Supply Chain Manager

Kelly Engineering has a great opportunity as a Supply Chain Manager with a leading company in Santa Clara CA!

You will be responsible for all aspects of supply chain management including procurement, planning, shipping, receiving and development and maintenance of supply base relationships, strategic sourcing and contract negotiations for various commodities.  Responsible for cost, quality, planning and delivery of materials.  The Supply Chain Manager will facilitate and/or lead projects and meetings towards innovative material cost reduction strategies. Responsibilities include working closely with suppliers as well as internal Manufacturing, Planning, Finance, Program Management and Legal departments resulting in strategic supplier relationships that achieve cost-effective procurement decisions for the company.

Primary Responsibilities:

Responsible for the overall strategy and execution of the Photonics supply chain, materials planning/inventory and shipping/receiving.

Manage multiple complex projects and priorities under tight deadlines.

Directs activities of buyers, planners and shipping/receiving to accomplish company objectives.

Monitors cost, schedule and performance of Photonics supply base.

Monitors and works with Photonics engineering and customers to resolve obsolescence issues and concerns.

Develops detailed costing responses for customer cost proposal requests.

Must have persistent attention to detail and follow through to ensure all material and informational needs are met for manufacturing build plans, customer proposal responses and program management needs.

Identify sourcing opportunities and diversify the supply chain


BA or equivalent, along with 4-7 years' experience in a Supply Chain Management, operations and planning.

Must exhibit excellent organizational and communications skills across all departments and levels and ability to multitask and manage several complex issues simultaneously

Experience in working with contract manufacturers is a plus

Knowledge of Expandable Manufacturing Software a plus.

Strong problem solving and process improvement skills. Creative problem solver, who seeks positive, executable solutions.



Please apply now!



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