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Kelly Services
York, PA 17405
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Kelly Services is currently seeking a **Buyer - Direct Hire Position** for one of our top clients in **York, PA.**

**Why should you apply?**

This is a permanent, full-time position.

Great benefits package.

**Whats a typical day as a Buyer? Youll be:**

+ Ensures plant and terminal materials and services are obtained in conjunction with ongoing cost reduction efforts.

+ Ensures inventory levels are maintained at appropriate levels as to limit excess while still meeting plant and terminal needs without interruption. Coordinate purchasing activities with other departments to maintain inventory at predetermined level.

+ Negotiate with vendors and suppliers to obtain optimal products and pricing.

+ Participates in problem resolution activities with material quality or customer service problems encompassing vendors and suppliers.

+ Maintains records of materials, prices, inventories, and deliveries. Prepares and completes purchasing inventory reports as needed.

+ Follow up on outstanding purchase orders. Expedite the purchase and delivery of materials, supplies or parts as needed.

+ Seek opportunities to reduce costs without compromising quality.

+ Effective use of SAP system specifically the Materials Management (MM) module. Experience in SD (Sales and Distribution) Module and ARIBA a plus.

+ Reviews purchase requisitions and prepares purchase orders. Consults catalogs and other references to obtain prices and specifications. Contact vendors and suppliers for quotes. Source new suppliers as needed or to increase purchasing power.

+ Studies markets, suppliers, and economic climate to maintain a general awareness of price trends, material availability and lead times.

+ Works in a team environment to develop new sources of supply where applicable ensuring acceptance by end-user.

+ May support logistics and finance functions in End of Month inventory, tracing inventory transfer movements from plant to terminals.

+ Coordinate & monitor shipments to ensure timely delivery and optimization of product & assets, managing cases & repairs with providers as necessary.

**This job might be an outstanding fit if you have:**

+ Bachelors degree strongly preferred; Associates degree plus relevant experience required.

+ Minimum 2-5 years of experience in a purchasing function, inventory control or logistics management

+ Strong negotiation skills; solid interpersonal and communication skills

+ Computer skills including MS Office suite of products; prior experience with inventory software preferred; **SAP (required)**

**What happens next?**

Apply now as a **Buyer!**

Application is received!

Phone interview with a Kelly Recruiter within 24 hours if your skills and experience look like a good fit

Potential Interview with Client

Looking forward to working together!


**Get a complete career fit with Kelly** **** **.**

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our staffing experts connect you with top 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 your career.

**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 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 Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

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Posted: 2022-07-29 Expires: 2022-09-08

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