Supply Chain Specialist

Kelly Services has a great Supply Chain Specialist position with a leading company in Plymouth MN and Detroit Lakes MN!


You will work to ensure total lowest cost through utilization of preferred suppliers, preferred inbound mode selection, assistance with site assets/inventory utilization, and work with Supply Chain Manager to continue material standardization and supplier consolidation.



  • Perform all Associate Supply Chain Specialist job duties.
  • Assist in the investigation of inventory discrepancies and receiving issues that have potential impact to the production schedule.
  • Review and resolve purchase price variances by monitoring the monthly PPV report.
  • Investigate and resolve supplier invoice discrepancies between the PO, receipt and invoice.
  • Work with internal customers to ensure understanding of requirements for products or services purchased.
  • Ensure purchase order confirmations are obtained and the system updated accordingly to provide visibility to manufacturing on when the product will be delivered and ensure reliable delivery information for the Supplier Scorecard process.
  • Provide purchasing support for new, current and replacement components.
  • Assist Operations group in the assessment and management of inventory levels to ensure continuity of supply.
  • Maintain all updates of the ERP system to assure an optimum level of accuracy.
  • Maximize supply chain effectiveness by conforming to established quality standards, utilizing defined supply chain reporting, and ensuring inventory levels are responsive to the business needs.
  • Coordinate the return of nonconforming product and follow up to ensure credit is received and accurately applied.
  • Foster close communications with each site to provide details associated with delivery delays.
  • Work with Inventory Specialist on supplied product inventory accuracy.
  • Work with Operations to manage the inventory of parts and supplies and place orders so that items are available when needed, without carrying excess inventory levels.




  • Experience working with suppliers/customers
  • Professional Supply Chain experience
  • Experience purchasing manufacturing goods/equipment preferred


Please apply now!

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