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Kelly Services Material Analyst - Remote Job Opportunity in Maryland Heights, Missouri

Material Analyst – Maryland Heights, MO

JOB TITLE: Material Analyst

INDUSTRY: Manufacturing

WORK LOCATION: Maryland Heights, MO

DURATION: 3 Months (Temporary / Contract)



  • Responsible for balancing supply and demand for ingredients and packaging


  • Complete the MRP analysis/replenishment review of required stocking levels for ingredients and packaging in designated plants

  • Execute release orders to approved suppliers based on existing purchasing contracts and blanket purchase orders, track confirmations, and expedite shipments as necessary to maintain inventory levels within the guidelines set


  • Maintain web-based inventory planning sheets on a weekly/daily schedule as specified

  • Execute release orders in Oracle and track confirmations to insure timely receipt of ingredients and packaging

  • Manage packaging and ingredients transitions as a result of innovation, packaging re-design, promotional activity and product transfers

  • Obtain and update forecasts in inventory planning sheets to support new product introductions and promotional activity

  • Review, coordinate, and place release orders for all bulk ingredients at designated plants

  • Review monthly analysis of slow moving inventory and take appropriate actions to reduce obsolescence

  • Build and maintain strong business-to-business relationships with key suppliers & internal customers

  • Identify, research and implement cost-saving opportunities

  • Track and expedite incoming orders as needed to insure continued production at the plants.


  • Experience in purchasing, procurement, or customer service

  • Excellent interpersonal & problem-solving skills, written and verbal communication skills.

  • High School Diploma

  • Proficient in Excel, ERP software, and Outlook

  • Team player able to work in a high volume, fast paced & time sensitive environment



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.

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

  • Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

  • Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

  • Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

  • Weekly pay and service bonus plans

  • Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

Let us help advance your career today.

Why Kelly ® ?

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly® Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, we’re here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

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/non-traditional 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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.