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Kelly Services
Hagerstown, MD 21741
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**Buyer Hagerstown, MD**

**Kelly Services** is seeking a talented Buyer for our manufacturing client in Hagerstown, MD. The ideal candidate will have robust purchasing skills, excellent Microsoft Excel skills (Pivot tables, V-Lookups) as well as experience with the other programs in the Microsoft Suite. This is a 12-month assignment, with a potential of going to direct hire.

+ **Pay:** $20.00 - 21.50 DOE and Education

+ **Work hours:** 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM, M-F with minimal overtime (OT will be paid)

+ Email your resume to for immediate review

**In this position you will:**

+ Responsible for the procurement of goods and services from a class or family of suppliers in direct support of manufacturing operations.

+ Primary contact with suppliers in the areas of supplier performance, engineering change implementation, flow of material, inventory control, and disposition of non-conforming goods.

+ Be working in spreadsheets, data analysis, etc.

+ Person must be comfortable with a fast-paced environment, have time management skills, understand the sense of urgency, and is a quick learner.

+ Have regular contact with internal customers as well as vendors/suppliers, so customer service skills are also important.

+ Experience with warehouse, supply chain a plus, but not necessarily required.

+ 5-10% travel to other JLG facilities.

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities** :

+ Spearhead all business conducted with suppliers and coordinate internal actions between supplier and the product.

+ Communicate parts availability issues to appropriate buyer and zone team members.

+ Disposition of non-conforming material and communicate non-conforming parts issues that affect build to buyer and zone team members.

+ Communicate inventory level set ups to PFEP Specialist.

+ Communicate packaging issues to materials.

+ Communicate pre paint parts issues to materials, buyer and zone team members.

+ Create and present purchasing metrics to management for the zone.

+ Participate in lean events for the zone.

+ Represents purchasing at production related meetings and address supplier delivery issues.

+ Represents purchasing on root cause analysis team to fix material shortages and report on critical items.

+ Ensure smooth cut in of change notices.

+ Support new model introduction into production area.

+ Drive change in supplier shipping and packaging habits.

+ Assist in Kanban implementation to zone for purchased parts.

+ Create spot buy and blanket orders with suppliers.

+ Manage and maintenance MRP message activities.

+ Part number setup files under purchasing control.

+ Create debits memos, and credit memos as needed.

+ Website communication and training with suppliers.

+ Inventory control activities for material stored at suppliers.

+ Shortage updates and critical concern maintenance.

+ Insure the proper flow of material into Oshkosh.

+ Support all procedures for government regulations and public laws.

+ Provide feedback to manufacturing and purchasing management concerning potential problems that could affect manufacturing operations.


+ Bachelor s degree in fields of Business, Economics, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering or related field. Manager will consider candidates without a 4-year degree if they have relevant purchasing experience.

+ Must have robust purchasing skills, working independently, great communication skills, working with leadership, diligence and follow-up is crucial.

+ Experience with manufacturing/mechanical components mfg desired.

+ Internship experience desired but not required.

**Why Kelly?**

As a Kelly employee, youll have access to world-class perks, including:

+ Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available to eligible employees

+ **Group insurance options

+ Service bonus plan

+ Holiday pay plan

+ Weekly electronic pay options

+ Online training campus that provides more than 3,000 free courses to help improve and develop skills

+ Exclusive online employee community

+ Employee assistance program available at no cost

+ Corporate discounts

+ Transportation Spending Accounts

**Offered and administered by Leslie & Associates. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly Services.

**Apply Today!**

*Important information: This position is recruited by a remote, national, Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

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

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping
you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ
each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**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: 2020-01-15 Expires: 2020-02-17

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