1+ months

Buyer I

Kelly Services
Mentor, OH 44060
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Kelly Services is staffing for a opening in Mentor, Ohio at STERIS for a Buyer I

This is a contract to hire role for the right candidate.

Expected Wage- $25-$30 per hr.

Hours:- 7:30am-5pm M-R, Friday client typically works 7:30am-11:30 pm on Friday

4- 9 hour days, with a 4 hour day on Friday's

**Buyer I**

**Position Summary**

The Buyer I is responsible for the purchase of assigned commodities to meet production needs and internal specifications. The Buyer I will identify and select suppliers, negotiate prices and terms with and establish and manage relationships with designated suppliers, will manage the purchasing cycle and will address supplier quality issues related to supplier product.


+ Identify opportunities for and participate in continuous improvement activities to impact overall purchasing department's quality, cost, and delivery initiatives.

+ Maintain standard work documentation and other Lean procedures to ensure compliance.

+ Secure quotes from qualified suppliers of assigned materials to obtain most favorable prices, and products/services consistent with quality requirements. Identify prospective suppliers, analyze, and determine capabilities.

+ Purchase product to support Materials Planning, Manufactured Products, and Non-Inventory requirements. Implements enterprise-wide sourcing programs, where applicable.

+ Works directly with and closely coordinates with requisitioners including technical stakeholders and and/or varying departments to ensure understanding of product prior to order placement.

+ Prepare purchase orders, verifying specifications and price.

+ Distribute purchase orders to suppliers.

+ Monitor item deliveries and expedite orders as needed.

+ Verify receipt of items; resolve any shipping errors with suppliers as needed.

+ Authorize payment for purchase; resolve any invoice errors with Accounts Payable.

+ Conducts analysis and develops procedures, under the guidance of senior buyer to resolve trending errors thereby preventing reoccurrences.

+ Reconcile Problem Packing Slips / Bills of Lading / Certificate of Conformance or Analysis and facilitate the return of rejected material.

+ Obtain recommendations from suppliers for alternate sources when applicable.

+ Works with Supply Chain Manager to develop short and long term purchase plans for materials and services in area of responsibility.

+ Work closely with affected departments (i.e. Operations, Material Planning, Quality Control, etc.) to ensure needed parts, suppliers and / or services are obtained to meet schedule requirements. Confirm available inventory items by verifying stock and scheduling delivery.

+ Engage in negotiations with vendors on pricing, delivery, service and quality as required and within limitations imposed by purchasing procedures.

+ Act as an authorized agent of the company with the responsibility to commit company resources through contracts and agreements for the procurement of goods and services.

+ Participate in supplier audits. Assist Quality department in assessing the supplier's ability to meet STERIS quality requirements. Visits supplier sites.

+ Initiate, evaluate and track supplier cost, quality and delivery improvement initiatives.

+ Analyze suppliers for financial health and stability of the Company.

+ Support STERIS new product initiatives including making supplier recommendations, coordinating supplier selection on new products and participate on new product development teams as required.

+ Ensure compliance of company procedures and regulatory requirements.

+ Maintain appropriate purchasing files as required.

**Required Experience**

+ Bachelor's Degree (Business, Supply Chain, or related) with 1-2 years experience in procurement field OR 9 years progressive experience in procurement field in lieu of degree.

**Preferred Experience**

+ Experience in a lean manufacturing environment.

**_to Apply send resume to Joe at Jose783@kellyservices.com_**

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

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier 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 in your career. It all adds up.

**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 is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2022-04-08 Expires: 2022-06-09

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