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Kelly Services
Kenosha, WI 53140
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Kelly Services has an opening for a **Buyer** in _Kenosha, WI_ . This is a direct hire placement with a full benefits package!

Wage: $75,000/yr

The Buyer will procure materials to meet planned requirements in accordance with inventory stocking policies and procedures plus procure indirect materials to support the manufacturing operations at one or more sites; while meeting business objectives of safety, quality, on time delivery, competitive customer lead times, profitability, and inventory. The Buyer will also support daily management activities to ensure commitments are achieved and ensure project management teams are supported.

The role requires the above to be accomplished within the company's principles of continuous improvement, customer driven innovation and a win first culture, while meeting company financial and other performance metrics.

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Ability to utilize MRP (Epicor preferred) to its fullest extent to perform Procurement related activities

+ Maintain part master data as well as understanding how master data drives material requirement planning

+ Maintain appropriate inventory levels to meet and exceed inventory targets and turns; as well as seek opportunities to reduce inventory through various techniques such as lot size optimization, off-the-shelf vs. MTO analysis, Kanban, etc.

+ Understand PFEP Plan for Every Part as well as determining EOQ to achieve price reductions while balancing inventory levels.

+ Full understanding of re-order points and safety stock formulas; as well as the impact on different ways of calculating.

+ Ability to place purchase orders according to forecast and demand; as well as understanding of cyclical, seasonal, and/or historical ordering trends

+ Ability to proactively identify potential part shortages, work with vendors to prevent shortages, understand vendor capacity and constraints; as well as when to properly escalate potential part shortages.

+ Perform purchase order acknowledgement, reconciliation of open orders with vendors, and provide forecast to vendors for future ordering.

+ Identify root cause of late lines and implement corrective action to prevent forward to ensure fill rate targets are achieved and sustained.

+ Ability to drive root cause for missed shipments and help to implement corrective actions to ensure Customer fill rate targets are achieved and sustained.

+ Track on-time supplier delivery performance and drive root cause and corrective action to improve overall supplier performance

+ Evaluate slow moving items and work with appropriate groups to propose clean-up, re-work, obsolescence, changes to lot sizing, stock status etc.

+ Communicate effectively both internally and externally at all levels.

**Qualification Requirements**

**Educational/Training Requirement:**

+ Educated to degree standard desirable (Bachelor of Science degree preferred), but not essential relevant experience consistent with required skills and abilities).

+ 3-5 years of experience within Planning and/or Procurement.

+ CIPS qualified desirable, but not essential candidates with demonstrated relevant experience will be considered.


+ Minimum of 3-5 years experience in Purchasing, Planning

+ Lean training and Kaizen experience (Pull, Heijunka, Kanban)

+ Previous experience in an engineering to order/make to order environment preferred.

+ Previous experience in handling complex multi-level Bill of Materials

+ Medical device experience preferred.

+ Deep understanding with ERP systems (Syteline preferred) required


+ APICS Certification preferred.

+ CPP Certification preferred

Interested? Apply today through the link or send resumes to Ashley: for immediate consideration!

**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 440,000 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 (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: 2021-09-13 Expires: 2021-10-14

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