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Job Title Buyer

Jobid US33Y9AP_BH1415014

Location: Detroit, MI, 48208, USA

Description **Buyer**

**Detroit, MI**

**Kelly Financial Resources**

We currently have an exciting contract opportunity for a **Buyer** in Detroit, MI. Daily activities include, but are not limited to:

+ Manage Planning, Sourcing, RFQ (Request for Quote), RFP (Request for Proposal), and PO placement processes

+ Analyze, evaluate and issue requests for proposals as a result of customer requisition

+ Request supplier quotation from suppliers

+ Analyze the supplier quotation with RFQs issued and approve purchase orders

+ Send follow ups to the stakeholders for clarification, if necessary
+ Communicate timing and process cadence to internal and external customers
+ Drive philosophy of continuous improvement on cost, quality, and delivery
+ Represent DPSCD at cross-functional program management meetings with other Purchasing departments
+ Deliver cost savings objectives/best price using all purchasing tools available (targets, competitive bids, etc.)
+ Negotiate contracts and commercial rates
+ Drive and coordinate target setting process
+ Support pricing and target negotiations
+ Prepare status reports to support Purchasing reviews
+ Escalate Purchasing issues to leadership team as required
+ Resolve account queries
+ Identify process improvements
+ Spearhead and complete special projects
+ Manage relationships and day-to-day execution with suppliers and internal customers around supply, quality, delivery
+ Build positive relationships with the supply base and internal customers by:

+ Acting like a partner

+ Trusting and being trustworthy

+ Communicating with consistency

+ Being fact based

+ Thinking value not just price
+ Fulfill other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Qualifications include:

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, or Finance
+ At least 3-5 years of procurement experience
+ Experience with RFPs
+ Experience in public education setting is a plus
**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

With Kelly, accounting and finance professionals like you will have access to some of the world’smost respected companies—providing you with challenging, high-visibility projects that can transformyour career. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and more than 3,000 finance and accountinghiring managers rely on us each year to access the best temporary and full-time talent: people likeyou.

Let us help advance your career today.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 peoplearound the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network oftalent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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