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Kelly Services Supply Specialist in Davenport, Iowa

Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting contract opportunity with one of our leading clients!

Title: Supply Management Specialist

Location: Davenport, IA

Duration: 12 months Overview

  • Supports and leads multiple commodity Strategic Sourcing team with the development and implementation of sourcing strategies for Davenport works.

  • Builds and develops a supply base for sourcing complex and strategic materials, products, supplies and services.

  • Responsible for quality, delivery, supplier performance and establishing appropriate material replenishment process.

  • Coordinates, leads, and communicates with teams involved in each project they are working on and completing new workflow items on-time to keep each project on track.


  • Investigates availability of suppliers and materials in the marketplace; implements enterprise/division sourcing strategies and integrates suppliers in supporting the Enterprise Product Delivery Process (EPDP) and Enterprise Order Fulfillment Process (EOFP).

  • Leads and/or participates on multi-functional teams responsible for make vs. buy decisions, resourcing activities, and developing and implementing sourcing strategies; supports The Engineering Change Management (ECM) process so design changes and product improvements are implemented in a timely and cost-effective manner.

  • Maintains an ongoing relationship with assigned suppliers to monitor and improve supplier performance; measures the performance of the supplier and defines corrective actions; obtains assistance from other functional representatives as appropriate; may negotiate with suppliers to resolve short-term performance problems.

  • Supports negotiation of supply agreements with specific suppliers resulting in cost models, an implementation strategy and a documented agreement, ensuring the Company meets its overall goals for cost, quality, continuity of supply, etc.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum of 1 – 3 years Supply Management and Project Management experience

  • Manager is open to recent graduates

  • Strong interpersonal, communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills

Additional Information

  • Hybrid: 60% on site, 40% remote

  • No driving required

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please contact Taryn Carbone ( ) for immediate consideration

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly’s Human Resource Knowledge Center. Kelly complies with the requirements of California’s state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.