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Kelly Services
New Brighton, MN 55112
**Buyer** needed in **New Brighton, MN.**



11 month, full-time (hours) available with tentative start date of 8/5/19.




The Buyer is responsible for developing purchasing schedules, supplier selection and management, negotiating and purchasing subcontract machined products and fabrications.

Performs a variety of production planning activities in addition to purchasing required to attain production objectives in a complex and dynamic environment.




Key Responsibilities:

Reviews, negotiates and approves purchase requisitions, analyzes and works with internal technical customers in developing functional specifications, prepares RFQs, effectively sources and obtains proposals on assigned requirements. Performs analysis, and negotiates commercial terms with suppliers.

Participates in the proposal estimating process by providing timely and accurate quotes to Sales and work closely with Engineering on make/buy decisions and design changes. Participate in qualifying and selecting new suppliers, including conducting supplier performance visits and monitoring supplier performance. Track and publish supplier performance metrics.

Utilizes pricing and cost analysis techniques to assure that the organization is receiving the best value for its purchasing dollar.

Negotiates and settles damage claims, rejections, losses, return of materials, over shipments, cancellations and engineering changes with suppliers. Participates on the Materials Review Board.





Required Qualifications

Bachelors degree

Five years of purchasing experience

Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


Preferred Qualifications

Purchasing experience in the aerospace industry or in a precision machine shop environment.

Strong oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, effective negotiation skills, good understanding of cost analysis and price analysis techniques and a basic understanding of contract law.

Ability to read, analyze and understand technical subjects in the aerospace industry such as technical specifications, technical procedures and process descriptions.

Ability to write reports and business correspondence; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers.

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Mechanical comprehension.




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


At Kelly
Services , we work with the best. Our clients include 95 of the Fortune
100 companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to access
the best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connect
with Kelly.




**AboutKelly Services** ****




As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people
around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of
talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit kellyservices.com and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .


Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,
Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
is The Law.
Posted: 2019-07-29 Expires: 2019-08-29

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