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Buyer / Planner

Kelly Services
Alsip, IL 60803
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**Kelly Services is currently partnering with a manufacturing company in the Alsip area. We are looking for a Buyer / Planner**

Interested? Apply now and send an updated resume to

**Position: Buyer / Planner**

**Pay: $75K-$80K**

**Location: Alsip, IL**

**Duration: Contract to hire**

**Hours: 7:30am-4:30pm**

This role is responsible for and manages purchasing, materials requirements planning, supplier relationship management and product life cycle. The Buyer will perform assigned daily duties of procurement as well as evaluating current and potential opportunities related to inventory procurement levels. The role is to deliver products and services required in a timely manner, at established quality specifications and competitive pricing. The position will collaborate with internal stakeholders and suppliers in the completion of duties and achieving PD targets and initiatives. This position requires strong business acumen in manufacturing and sourcing/procurement with an ability to proactively prevent out of stock situations for the production teams.

**Responsibilities of the Buyer/ Planner:**

+ Forecast and plan assigned commodities at the SKU level.

+ Manage suppliers and purchases to reduce costs, improve quality, control inventories and ensure timely flow of material.

+ Monitor and report key performance metrics, including Purchase Price Variance, inventories, shortages, and supplier performance.

+ Manage inventories to ensure continuous production while maximizing turns.

+ Demonstrate successful negotiation skills to avoid raw material increases or minimize cost increases.

+ Identify and qualify current and potential suppliers that can both support our engineering specifications and demonstrate strong adherence to Lean Principles and Continuous Improvement.

+ Work with all departments and external suppliers to develop and maintain a seamless supply chain.

+ Interface with Accounting and Receiving to resolve invoice and receiving problems.

**Qualifications for the Buyer / Planner:**

+ Bachelor's Degree and/or equivalent work experience

+ Minimum of 3 years experience in purchasing raw materials in a manufacturing environment

+ Experience in foundry purchasing is preferred

+ Working knowledge of MRP system is required, SAP is strongly preferred

+ In-depth understanding of bills of material

+ Strong knowledge of Excel for analysis and data mining

**Angela Hernandez (Painter)**

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**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: 2022-06-06 Expires: 2022-07-07

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