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Kelly Services Material  Flow Analyst in Waterloo, Iowa

Material Flow Analyst

1 year W2 contract




Establishes the material flow and movement strategy for the raw material, WIP and complete goods. Ensures that there is optimized material movement that results in increased productivity and efficiency, reduction of inventory levels as well as higher inventory accuracy.


Evaluates current logistics flow through the facility for slow moving vs. fast moving materials.

Performs root cause analysis; determines corrective action for appropriate material replenishment and flow throughout the factory.

Establishes and monitors line side inventory levels and presentation.

Plans material replenishment strategies to support variable build levels and inventory accuracy while minimizing material handling costs.

Establishes and creates triggers based on raw material or complete goods replenishment cycles and lead times.

Determines correct inventory location for raw materials and complete goods inventory. Plans raw material and In Process storage strategies.

Serves as expert for Warehouse Management portion of SAP, determining zones for warehouse locations.

Establishes SAP system parameters to drive material to its point of use.

Serves as transportation resource to unit operations personnel to assure optimal carrier selection for shipment and delivery and to facilitate compliance with appropriate governmental regulations.

Reviews and analyzes freight cost to optimize services and cost and manages all freight loss, product damage, overcharge, trailer and container detention and service related claims in order to minimize costs.

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/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). 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.