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Buyer - Engineering

Kelly Services
Bothell, WA 98021
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Kelly Services has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a temporary opportunity to work as a **Buyer** at a prestigious Fortune 500 company working in **Bothell, WA.**

This is a 12-month temporary position at 40 hours per week.

**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the submit now button below to submit your resumes. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position ( ) however your resume must be received via the submit now button included within.

**Job Description**

The Buyer/Planner is responsible for interpreting and analyzing demand and usage requirements for various materials to support the Manufacturing Site in Bothell, WA and Corporate Research and Development Sites in Seattle, WA. Those materials include typical pharmaceutical supplies such as operating supplies, general and critical raw materials, components, equipment and maintenance supplies. The role will collaborate with both internal and external organizations to ensure supply continuity and optimum combination of delivery, quality and value. The Buyer/Planner will contribute to the deployment of strategic sourcing projects and methodologies supporting manufacturing & development operations.

**Required Competencies: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities**

Advanced proficiency in purchasing / planning / ERP systems and analytics tools

Advanced knowledge of fundamental concepts of materials requirements, planning and procurement including: inventory management, cycle counts, expediting and order placement

Ability to effectively communicate problem statements and viable solution options using pro vs. con and cost vs. benefit approaches

Ability to present data and analyses in an organized, clear and concise manner

Advanced proficiency in MS Office applications

Proficient written and verbal communication skills

Ability to work independently for extended periods of time

Ability to work as a team and mentor peers

Ability to understand and solve complicated supply and demand problems

Basic knowledge of cGMP/Pharmaceutical regulations

**Duties and Responsibilities**

Develop, maintain and actively manage relationships to optimize total cost of ownership.

Participate in regular supplier and contractual performance evaluations and periodic business review meetings with stakeholders and suppliers.

Place orders via purchase order line item releases.

Maintain system planning parameters (e.g. lot size, lead-time and safety stock levels)

Monitor product life cycles and alert appropriate team members to any actionable inventory requirements and disruption to supply.

Conduct investigation and root cause analyses on any supply disruptions or material quality issues and report on corrective actions.

Complete spend analytics and supplier analyses to develop project base for evaluation and consolidation of spend across global supply network.

Participates in cross-functional teams to improve systems, processes or internal/external performance.

Performs other tasks as assigned.

**Education and Experience (As Applicable)**

Bachelors degree required.

7+ years relevant work experience required

3+ years of experience supporting ERP systems (preferably Oracle EBS).

An equivalent combination of education, experience and training may substitute.

**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: 2020-01-13 Expires: 2020-02-13

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