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Kelly Services
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
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Kelly Services is seeking an experienced Buyer for our client in Bolingbrook, IL.

This is a Direct Hire, Permanent position, meaning you will be hired permanently with our client and offered their competitive benefit and vacation package upon hire.

Our client is rapidly growing and offering advancement opportunities to help build your career and skillset. They offer a culture that is second to none, where you will immediately feel like part of this company. They are a company that values its employees, provides training, support, and tools to continuously grow skill set, ability, and success.

Interested candidates can reply to this ad, or send their updated resume to:

Can also call Nancy at 630-506-8757

**Job details:**

Pay: Up to $75k, based on experience

Hours are 8am 4:30pm (can be flexible; will also work a hybrid schedule)

**Job Summary:**

Under the direction of the Operations Manager, the Buyer reviews material requirements for actual and forecasted sales, and plans and purchases the highest quality materials, parts, outside services and components, etc. at the most cost-effective pricing while meeting delivery requirements and analyzing material requirements to determine when materials will be needed, in accordance with company policies and procedures. In addition, the buyer develops and maintains a supplier base that supports company objectives regarding quality, cost, and production requirements, in accordance with company policies and procedures.

**Job Duties:**

+ Assess vendor capabilities, develop alternate sources, and evaluate vendor performance.

+ Source and select vendors at the most cost-effective price, ensuring the meeting of quality standards and delivery requirements.

+ Run ERP status reports and analyze adequate levels of materials to meet projected production needs.

+ Review all purchase or MRP requisitions and order, accordingly, ensuring the purchase of the highest quality materials, parts, components, or services at the most cost-effective pricing, while meeting delivery requirements.

+ Process purchase orders and/or blanket orders and orders needed materials to meet production requirements.

+ E-mail purchase orders to suppliers.

+ Check on materials and parts shortages and expedite as needed.

+ Coordinate with suppliers for outside services, materials, and parts, ensuring the ability to meet production requirements and quality standards. Assist with sourcing of new suppliers as required.

+ Record supplier non-conformances in the central database and follow appropriate corrective actions per departmental procedures

+ Discuss and/or share results with key suppliers on a regular basis.

+ Process returns for defective materials and parts.

+ Expedite replacement materials and parts.

+ Enter all required data accurately into the computerized system

+ Assist in reconciling invoices and receiving transaction discrepancies.

+ Complete special projects as assigned.

+ Participate in cross-functional teams to ensure continuous, on-going improvement of processes, methods, productivity, and quality, while reducing costs.

+ Complete and maintain all required paperwork, records, documents, etc.

+ Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations.

+ Maintain departmental housekeeping standards.


+ To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

+ Experience purchasing metal helpful - Stainless, plate steel, bar stock, etc.

+ Working with coatings a plus

+ NOT MRO buying

+ The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

+ Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

+ Familiarity with raw materials, milling and turning equipment

+ Works well with team members

+ Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions

**Knowledge, Education, or Experience**

+ Requires a bachelor's degree in a job related major and three to five years of related experience; or an associate degree or two years of college with job related coursework and four to six years of progressively responsible related experience; or a combination of education and experience.

**Language Skills**

+ Ability to read and interpret purchasing related documents such as drawings, blueprints, catalogs, product-related literature, and technical books and/or manuals.

+ Ability to prepare reports, purchase orders and correspondence related to purchasing.

+ Ability to communicate effectively with vendors and with other employees of the organization. Ability to read, write, speak, and comprehend the English language, understand U.S. and metrics units of measure

+ Mathematical Skills

+ Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages, and volume.

+ Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.

+ Reasoning Ability

+ Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions in written or oral form.

+ Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

**Skills needed:**

+ Requires a valid driver's license

+ CPM or CPIM certification is preferred

**What are the perks?**

+ Job stability

+ Working for a company that values its employees, provides training, support, and tools to continuously grow skill set, ability, and success

+ Lots of room to grow

+ Our client offers a unique culture where they cultivate a fun, family atmosphere

+ Every day there are new challenges and opportunities to learn and grow as well as laugh and have some fun

**What are the benefits?**

Our client offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package that includes, Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance, Paid Time Off, Holidays & a 401(k) Plan with a match.

Interested candidates can reply to this ad, or send their updated resume to:

Can also call Nancy at 630-506-8757

Ask me about our $100 referral bonus!


**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.

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Posted: 2022-06-15 Expires: 2022-07-16

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