1+ months

Buyer II

Kelly Services
Sherman, TX 75090
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**At Kelly** **** **Professional & Industrial, were passionate about helping you find a job that works for you. If you ask us, this job looks great.**

Seeking a **Buyer** II for a power management company, provides energy-efficient solutions that help their customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainable, in Sherman, Texas.

**On-Site: 1** **st** **Shift**

**Contract: 1 Year**

**Pay: $30.00**


Evaluate current suppliers- perform supplier audits

Identify and elevate risk, with current suppliers ability to meet production needs

Identify potential new suppliers

Negotiate pricing and terms to meet financial and delivery requirements

Participate and lead efforts within your area to ensure on time delivery, on time customer shipments, cost and inventory reduction goals

Prepare and process purchase orders using SAP

Work closely with engineering in sourcing unique materials and short supply materials

Hold vendors accountable and monitor outsourced tooling conditions and take actions to ensure no supply chain impacts.

Analyze forecasts to manage proper bin levels and blanket PO levels

Plan, coordinate, and monitor part supply to meet marketing forecast.

Assist in resolving vendor material shortages, backlogs, quality issues and any other potential schedule interruptions or delivery delays

Analyze and ensure plans are in place to address vendor capacity constraints against forecast and booked orders

Learn and use lean and six sigma problem solving experience to help the facility implement pull systems, kanbans, consigned and vendor managed inventory

Establish and monitor metrics that reflect customer satisfaction, lead time management, and other purchasing and plant metrics as required

Maintain and promote strong relationships with vendors, suppliers, finance, quality, engineering, sales, marketing, strategic sourcing and other internal customers

Monitors and follows PPV and is diligent in finding economical and cost effective component supply chain solutions.

Monitor and ensure vendor implementation of supply chain stocking agreements on a timely basis.

Develop and execute action on plans to eliminate or minimize risk from designated supply base

Identify and manage annual cost reduction, inventory reduction and supplier consolidation projects that meet the individual and facility goals.

Ensure new components go through a PPAP process and meet all requirements before production parts are ordered and received in the facility.


-Ideal candidate has a good understanding of manufacturing processes.

-Comfortable with technology and has a strong working knowledge of MS office suite and ERP system(s)

-Must be able to observe, evaluate, summarize, and communicate effectively.

-Must have an analytical and process-driven approach, with a high attention to detail.

-Capability in multi-tasking, including prioritization of work and management / organization of time.

-Superb influencing / negotiation skills and ability to influence for results without hierarchical authority

-Strong managerial courage and ability to work through resistance and pushback to change.

-Requires excellent communication skills both written and verbal.

-Strong drive for results is essential, with self-directed leadership, requiring minimal supervision & being proactive.

-Must possess high ethical standards.

-Must be comfortable working in a fast paced, changing environment.

-Must possess strong professional presence.


Bachelors Degree from an accredited institution is required.

Minimum of three years experience performing purchasing functions in a manufacturing environment.

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

Must be able to identify and implement process improvements.


Bachelor's degree in a supply chain management field from an accredited institution

Experience with electrical components or mechanical (metals) components

SAP experience preferred

Desire CPIM and/or APICS certification

Lean manufacturing experience preferred

**What happens next**

Once you apply, youll proceed to next steps if your skills and experience look like a good fit. But dont worryeven if this position doesnt work out, youre still in our network. That means all of our recruiters will have access to your profile, expanding your opportunities even more.

For questions or more information about this role, please **apply** and contact Meleney Ho-Tong via email at .

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**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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
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Posted: 2022-08-29 Expires: 2022-10-29

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