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Kelly Services
Rochester, NY 14651
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**Job Description**

Kelly Services has an immediate need for a Buyer/Planner. This is a great direct hire opportunity! Below is a short job description.

General Job Summary:

Responsible for overall sourcing, procurement, costing/pricing, and inventory of his/her defined commodities. These commodities include, and are not limited to, raw materials (steel, aluminum, sheet/coil), hardware and components, outside services (painting, plating, etc.), packaging, capital equipment, and MRO items. Buyer is responsible for obtaining competitive quotes, negotiating prices, recommending vendors, and meeting all objectives as defined by the Purchasing Manager. Cross-training with other buyers managing other commodities is required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

- Compiles and analyzes material requirements for assigned commodities.

- Creates and/or revises purchase orders to meet material demands.

- Responsible for data entry, updating printing and filing of Purchase Orders.

- Communicates PO-s and/or changes to suppliers.

- Negotiates needed delivery dates and costs.

- Updates Production Control and others, as needed, of any delivery issues impacting production.

- Monitors and maintains standard pricing structure, reporting any discrepancies to the Purchasing Manager and Executive Vice President..

- Negotiates contracts for any required outside services.

- Negotiates and monitors contracts.

- Negotiates Terms and Conditions with new suppliers.

- Generates documentation to minimize cost impact for Non-conforming material. Responsible for Debit Memo-s for returned material, sort charges, etc.

- Other tasks as deemed necessary to support objectives.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Education Experience

Associate-s degree (A.A.); Bachelor-s degree (B.A.) preferred. 3-5 years related experience or training

or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Other Requirements:

Working knowledge of commodities being purchased (dependent upon commodity assignment). Working knowledge and understanding of materials requirements planning and purchasing systems (MRP/ERP). Ability to read blue prints. Ability to quantify individual performance and successes (cost reduction, negotiations, quality and delivery performance, etc.). Excellent organizational, negotiation and communication skills. Professional Certification (ISM, APICS.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have excellent knowledge of MRP and ERP systems, Microsoft Word & Microsoft Excel.

Language Skills:

Intermediate Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills:

Intermediate Skills: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:

High Skills: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an Associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the Associate is regularly required to sit; walk, maneuver through the office and factory; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk or hear both in person and over the telephone, use of computer keyboard (min. 40 wpm); use of 10-key calculator; lift and/or move up to 35 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an Associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform within the described work environment.

This position requires a resume. Apply directly through this post and send in your resume to!

**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 nearly 500,000 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. 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, including, but not limited to, minorities, females,
individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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Posted: 2020-01-13 Expires: 2020-02-13

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