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Buyer I

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
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Kelly is currently looking for Supply Chain/Operations candidates with a top fortune 500 company.

**Title:** Supply Chain/Buyer I

**Duration:** 6 Months (Contract to hire - 6 months with opportunity to extend or convert)

**Location:** US - San Diego, CA


As a Buyer for our Procurement team, you will play a critical role in purchasing materials, equipment, supplies and services for our internal teams. This position requires strong critical thinking to coordinate purchase requisitions, issue and analyze quote and bid requests, and act as a liaison between our requestors and vendors.


Devise and use productive sourcing strategies

Discover profitable suppliers and initiate business and organization partnerships

Negotiate with external vendors to secure advantageous terms

Approve the ordering of necessary goods and services

Finalize purchase details of orders and deliveries

Examine and test existing contracts

Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness

Collaborate with key persons to ensure clarity of the specifications and expectations of the company

Ability to deal effectively with competing priorities and deadlines, and able to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment while demonstrating a professional attitude.

Foresee alterations in the comparative negotiating ability of suppliers and clients

Expect unfavorable events through analysis of data and prepare control strategies

Perform risk management for supply contracts and agreements

Control spend and build a culture of long-term saving on procurement costs


Proven working experience as a procurement buyer

Knowledge of sourcing and procurement techniques

Talent in negotiations and networking

Experience with the Net Suite MRP and Purchasing Modules

Aptitude in decision-making and working with numbers

Experience in collecting and analyzing data

Good working knowledge of Microsoft Suites


Bachelors degree in supply chain management, logistics or business administration


Ability to work long hours and execute under pressure with short turnaround times

Ability to speak, write, and use all office equipment including scanner and printer, phone, computer, etc.

Available nights, weekends, and holidays when needed

Ability to lift up to 30lbs

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

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**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: 2022-05-30 Expires: 2022-06-30

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