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Buyer (Purchasing and Supply Continuity Analyst)

Kelly Services
Memphis, TN 38111
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Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting 6+ month, long term contract opportunity as a Purchasing and Supply Continuity Analyst for a top fortune 500 company in Memphis TN.

**Title:** Buyer (Purchasing and Supply Continuity Analyst)

**Duration:** 6+ month

**Location:** Memphis TN

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Purchases assigned items and executes buying strategies in accordance with agreed upon material buying plans at the optimum cost. Analyzes sourcing information and presents findings for process improvement while maintaining high quality product and/or service delivery.

+ Procures inventory, supplies, and capital goods; places purchase orders with vendors.

+ Analyzes purchasing initiatives and processes in support of the delivery of cost effective and high-quality goods and services.

+ Prepares and presents recommendations of improvement opportunities and alternative courses of action to senior purchasing leaders.

+ Consistently applies sourcing policies, procedures and processes.

+ Supports Six Sigma projects through active team membership or provision of data and market intelligence.

+ Interacts with suppliers with regard to payments and order fulfillment.

+ Collects/validates relevant supplier score card data.

+ Provides delivery/expediting support to the plant/site during supplier issues.

+ Supports management and execution of engineering releases


+ Ideal candidate will be quick learned and is able to work effectively and efficiently on their own once trained.

+ Exercises moderate independent judgment with direction from supervisor

+ Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, negotiation skills and interpersonal skills

+ Knowledge of supply chain management

+ Previous experience with computer applications, such as Microsoft Word and Excel, power point.

+ Optional: Spanish speaking candidates please note this is a nice to have skill, not a position requirement.

**Education / Experience:**

+ A Bachelors Degree is required for this role.

+ At least 1-year direct material planner and/or direct material purchasing experience required.

**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. Please contact Michelle Niemira ( ) for immediate consideration.

**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

+ A competitive hourly pay rate with weekly checks

+ Access to newly expanded Medical Plan options

+ Online continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center

+ Several employee discounts

+ And more!

**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: 2020-10-12 Expires: 2020-11-12

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