Kelly Services Planner/Buyer in Denver, Colorado

Kelly Services® has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a temporary opportunity to work as a Planner/Scheduler at a prestigious Fortune 500® company working in Denver, CO.

This is a 4 month temporary position at 40 hours per week.

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the “submit now” button below to submit your resumes. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position ( ) however your resume must be received via the “submit now” button included within.


  • Responsible for creating a constrained weekly master production schedule MPS and ensuring raw material availability.

  • Planning and freeze period management of production activities rescheduling, rework, outsourced work.

  • Maintain inventories within goal, while minimizing excess, obsolete and expired products; develop overall inventory projections for specific products.

  • Perform Rough Cut Capacity Planning RCCP for resources, shifts, equipment and shutdowns.

  • Establish minimum order quantities MOQ and balance against overall equipment efficiency OEE.

  • Plant inventory management and control.

  • Vulnerability report ownership updates.

  • Plant Slow Moving Obsolete SLOB management.

  • Resolve manufacturing conflicts for site/portfolio as they relate to production planning.

  • Manage impact and communication of manufacturing driven change.

  • Lead/support all compliance process activities including change control, deviations, events non-conformance reports and assess supply impact.

  • Provide asset specific input to the end to end supply chain processes and ensure planning master data safety stock, lead times, etc. in the ERP system are accurate and up to date.

  • Participate in new product launch meetings and new product forecasts as a business partner.

  • Execute planning activities during phase-in phase-out programs.


  • Education:4-year university Bachelor’s degree or equivalent desirable

  • Supply chain certification APICS/ IBF desirable


  • 0 - 5 years related experience

  • Experience with ERP advanced planning systems

  • SAP experience preferred

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

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

Knowledge, Skills and Capabilities:

  • Ability to apply project and personal leadership to successfully achieve project, team and individual goals.

  • Ability to share knowledge and personal experience with peers.

  • Ability to build strong collaborative relationships, considering diverse perspectives and styles.

  • Ability to target communications as appropriate for the audience and make presentations to a small to medium sized audience.

  • Ability to influence others in a matrix environment.

  • Ability to challenge the status quo and evaluate/improve processes using continuous improvement tools.

  • Data mining reporting skills through MS Excel or equivalent.

  • Strong organization skills and an aptitude for planning.

  • Accuracy with attention to detail.

  • Proactive approach.

  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

  • Ability to translate complex situations into simple working solutions.

Why Kelly ® ?

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in

industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier

source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm

with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety

and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct

hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific

professional interests.

AboutKelly Services ®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn 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.