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Buyer - Engineering

Kelly Services
Billerica, MA 01822
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I have an exciting Temp-to-Hire opportunity for a Buyer/Purchaser with a Client in Billerica, MA who is any industry leader in the Semiconductor Manfuacturing arena -


The Senior Buyer is responsible for the procurement of parts and materials by developing sources of supply and monitoring supplier performance; verifying receipt of items, authorizing payment, and managing and controlling inventory. The individual will be assessed on their ability to manage supplier commitments and performance, strengthen the current supply base, seek out new vendors and partners, and enable the outsourcing of key assemblies and modules.

**Key Responsibilities and Duties / Essential Functions:**

+ Maintain responsibility for the procurement of materials to support both production and aftermarket sales, as well as, for varying engineering projects

+ Create and maintain purchase orders, expedite deliveries, verify all transactions and ensure proper financial authorization before the order is placed

+ Track purchase orders and notify supply chain planing team of any material issues and shipment delays, while ensuring a timely resolution with the supplier

+ Maintain appropriate inventory levels consistent with targeted inventory goals and production

+ Strategically manage key supplier relations and contract manufacturers in support of the companys outsourcing strategy, with particular responsibility for vendor quality, delivery, and cost

+ Lead total cost of ownership reduction efforts and identify and drive best practices to achieve cost reductions

+ Support and manage supplier negotiations, implementation of supplier agreements and integration of new suppliers

+ Perform all other essential related duties as assigned


Qualifications and Skills:

Work experience in capital equipment or semiconductor equipment manufacturing is a plus

Prior experience with MRP systems

Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office skills, including Excel

Contract Manufacturing experience is beneficial

Strong organizational and collaborative skills with attention to detail

Ability to multi-task, take initiative, work independently, and use creative problem-solving skills

Good communication and math skills is essential

High-energy and goal-oriented demeanor is desirable

Education and Experience:

Bachelors degree in Supply Chain, Material Management, Procurement, or related field required

6+ years' experience in purchasing preferably in a high mix, low volume environment

If this looks like something tha is a good fit for you - Please feel free to apply and we can discuss further :)

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

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity, and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short-term project engagements or prefer contract-to-hire or direct-hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.

**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. 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, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.


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Posted: 2019-11-06 Expires: 2019-12-07

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