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Kelly Services
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
**Buyer**


**$26/hr**


**Contract for 4 months;** **_potential to go perm or extend_**


**Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304 (Remote Temporarily through Summer)**


**8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday**


Kelly Services has recently re-partnered with our customer in the education industry, who is seeking a Buyer to be responsible for administering the procurement, bidding, and contract awards process.


Daily duties will include preparing detailed bid specifications as requested for proposals, quotes, and bids for various commodities and services. Responsible for creating, reviewing, negotiating, and approving contract terms.


**TYPICAL DUTIES:**


1. Prepares bid documents and formulate specifications for complex, unique, or large-scale purchases; advises departments on appropriate specifications for unfamiliar or unique items; analyzes bids; makes award recommendations.

2. Determines potential vendors to be solicited, requests competitive quotes by when appropriate or required by policy; evaluates returned quotations and approves selected vendor(s).

3. Minimizes institutional liability by reviewing and recommending approval or disapproval of contracts

4. Awards purchase or contract agreements and authorizes placement of orders.

5. Negotiates with vendors, when needed, to determine best pricing, terms, and conditions of sales; executes and distributes documents; maintains contract files.

6. Administers agreements and/or programs related to assigned commodities.

7. Locates and evaluates new products, procedures, and sources of supply to improve products offered and reduce costs.

8. Develops programs for standardization of items for assigned commodities.

9. Expedites emergency type orders.

10. Provides continuity of management, supervision, and leadership in Purchasing Services by assuming duties and responsibilities designated by the Director of Purchasing & Auxiliary Services.

11. Act as a representative in discussions between vendors and departments on procurement issues

12. Processes and evaluates orders for appropriateness of purchase, content, and clarity of specifications; provides guidance and counseling to departments, when needed.

13. Analyzes and monitors P-Card purchases to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.


**Requirements:**


+ Bachelors degree in Business Administration or a related field

+ 2+ years buying experience

+ Buying experience within Public Procurement, such as Education, County, Municipality, etc. highly preferred


**Why Kelly** **** **?**


Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.


**About Kelly** ****


At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were 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.
Posted: 2021-06-11 Expires: 2021-07-12

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