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Kelly Services
Plymouth, MI 48170
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**DIRECT HIRE Buyer Role open in Plymouth, Michigan!!**

Supports the Purchasing Department with procurement of materials, products, and services according to established purchasing guidelines.

**Principle Duties and Responsibilities**

Implement cost savings programs that include long-term agreements, market testing, resourcing, value analysis and target pricing, etc.

Procure MRO, Services and some Capital purchases

Evaluate quotations and issue purchase orders to sub-contractors

Negotiate prices with sub-contractors to maximize company savings

Conduct visits at sub-contractors to ensure compliance with policies and procedures and to understand sub-contractor processes

Investigate time delays and problem solve to prevent program delays

Know, understand, and utilize TS 16949 and APQP procedures pertaining to their job responsibilities

Develop and maintain a positive and ethical relationship with sub-contractors

Complete special projects/assignments as requested

Interface with Accounting regarding sub-contractor payment issues

Monitor sub-contractors' performance i.e., cost, quality, delivery, etc. and initiate corrective actions where necessary

Actively pursue minority sourcing

Perform all functions in a legal, ethical, and professional manner

Confirmation of submitted invoices to confirm completion prior to payment

Submission of periodic reports to support the purchasing dept.

Communication with and management of contractors and vendors to ensure completion of projects

Printing, processing, filing, and distributing purchase orders as required


Negotiate and recommend contracts to the Internal Customers

Issue purchase orders for all authorized items

Ensure compliance to all purchasing practices, policies, and procedures

Determine sub-contractor base and perform procurement duties as an agent for the company

**Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required**

**Minimum Requirements:**

Bachelor's degree required

3+ years of experience in purchasing in an Automotive setting required

Proficient use of MS Office tools, including Word, Excel, and Power Point

Knowledge and understanding of purchasing practices required

Strong SAP skills

Excellent written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills

Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines

Solid negotiation skills and ability to move discussions forward toward mutually beneficial agreements

Ability to collaborate and work effectively in a team setting

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**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: 2022-04-22 Expires: 2022-05-26

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