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Miami, FL 33126
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Kelly Project Services has an opening for a **Buyer/Planner with a medical device client in Miami, Florida.**

The role will be eligible for medical benefits, paid time off including vacation, sick time and holidays, and 401K. The Buyer-Planner is responsible for: Representing the business in achieving the goals of a specific Research & Development Team; plans production/material & administers the teams relationship with suppliers; Assisting in the development of customer material management processes.


Personal computer skills, Windows, word processing, project planning, presentation, e-mail, internet, data base & spreadsheet software, MRP (Material Requirements Planning), Enterprise resource platform software (CINCOM)


+ Contract law

+ Database management

+ Purchasing procedures

+ Receiving & Inspection procedures

+ Identificationsupplier strengths & weaknesses

+ Negotiations & influencing

+ Process mappingvalue analysis

+ Production systems

+ Project management

+ Statistical methods

+ Supplier manufacturing processes Material procurement & planning processes


+ Know & follow customer policies & procedures related to work activities performed in area of responsibility.
Complete training in area of responsibility within allowed time-period.

+ Training is required for changes in existing policies & procedures, for new assignments & for implementation of new policies & procedures.

+ Complete required periodic re-training in areas such as safety & environmental.
Follow all company safety policies & other safety precautions within work area.

+ Promote safety to all associates that enter work area.

**_The candidate will be required to provide their own IT device for the assignment._**

+ WorkSpaces Virtual PC does not have any hardware requirements, its all OS based.

+ Windows PC - Windows client application requires Microsoft Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10.

+ MAC - Mac OS X 10.8.1 or later.

+ While workspaces is also compatible with Chromebook and iPad, IT does not recommend those devices for contractor/office use.

+ Chromebook is not compatible with the client network and iPad does not currently have mouse support.


+ Domestic & international travel, may travel 10-20% or as required


+ Office deskwork, requiring sitting, walking, using phone & computer May lift to 30 lbs. occasionally


**Leadership.** Assess supplier business conditions

Develop cost & risk reduction programs

Establish supplier partnerships & alliances

Prepare strategies for negotiations

Provide legal / ethics training

**Strategic Planning** : Develop goals for procurement

Develop phase in / out inventory strategies

Develop ship-to-stock program

Formulate strategic plans

Identify global sources

Improve payment systems

Improve purchasing systems

Locate new sources

**HR Development & Managemen** t. Develop & mentor associates

**Information & Analysis.** Maintain information databases

Measure supplier performance

Use benchmarks for continuous improvement

**Process Quality** Assure corrective action for parts & processes

Assure regulatory compliance

Conduct supplier assessment

Ensure bill of material accuracy

Establish terms, conditions & performance specifications

Implement G10002

Implement P10004

Maintain partnerships & alliances. Monitor legality & completeness of requisitions

Optimize RMQA

Provide & maintain accurate inputs to MRP

**Customer Satisfaction** .Develop positive relationships with customers

Facilitate data transfer with suppliers

Follow-up, POs, requisitions, route, expedite

Handle supplier appeals

Internal technical consulting

Maintain payment systems

Monitor Receiving Department

Resolve invoice disputes

Resolve PO contract issues

**Business Result** s Utilize R&D best practices template

Achieve three-week lead time for production materials

Assess business capability of suppliers

Assure that releases meet demands

Conduct internal & supplier negotiations

Develop production plans

Implement component transitions

Implement cost reduction programs

Implement pull systems (JIT)

Manage inventory

Manage non-production requisitions

Plan purchases based on forecast

Provide business consulting support

Provide target costing Reduce cycles times

Review requisitions for capital equipment

Verify ethical contracts

**Technical / Specialized** Achieve eight-week tooling lead time. Administer contracts from award to completion.

Analyze internal capacity & requirements

Assess technical capability of suppliers

Create blanket orders & systems contracts

Create bundling / kitting arrangements

Develop standard materials, tools & processes

Develop technical specifications

Explore new technologies

Generate requisitions & POs

Implement hedging & forward buying

Implement ship-to-stock

Maintain capacity / utilization at suppliers

Manage tool design & maintenance

Monitor hazardous materials

Organize storage of materials at suppliers

Perform make / buy analysis

Provide design assistance & technical consulting

Release POs

Select sources

Solicit & evaluate competitive bids

Assist in capital & expense budget formulation

Track & communicate actual spending

Maintain COGS status

Track actual COGS vs. forecast & communicate variances

Establish Supplier Selection Strategy

Tool build tracking & validation schedules

Ensure completion of first articles capability studies & control plans for component validation

Contract establishment, letters of intent, communicate changes

Establish contingency plans

Initiate supplier approval process with operations, supplier quality & supplier management

Negotiate cost & schedule

Establish appropriate inventory level targets using marketing forecast to meet market release objectives & minimize obsolescence

Partner with RMI, BOM (Bill of Material), customer supplier management, external manufacturing in support of establishing material requirements

Manage transition to assembly operations or external manufacturing

Compile inventory / forecast data

Develop component manufacturability enhancements

**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States.


**Why Kelly?**

+ As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

+ Access to more than 3,000 online training

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

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in
industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier
source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm
with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety
and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct
hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific
professional interests.

**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 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.
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