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Buyer - Purchasing Specialist

Kelly Services
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
**Ready, set, go.** Put your career in motion with a great, new opportunity. Join the Kelly Professional & Industrial team as a **Buyer / Purchasing Specialist** at one of our top clients in Baton Rouge, LA. This could be the opportunity youre looking for.


+ **Shift:** **Work Schedule: 6 days on / 1 day off - 60 hours per week**

+ **Duration: Dec 2022 thru March 2023 (3 months)**

+ **Pay: $42 per hour**


**Whats a typical day as a Buyer / Purchasing Specialist? Youll be:**


Purchasing spot equipment, materials, chemicals/catalysts, and service requirements for multiple business lines.


The Buyer will be supporting the 2023 1st quarter turnaround with buying support in SAP


TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


+ Processes a queue of requisitions and converts to purchase orders on a daily basis

+ Collects written proposals from vendors as needed

+ Conducts simple negotiations of pricing and general terms & conditions

+ Addresses invoice discrepancies from the purchase order or the goods receipt and approves invoice payment for any additional freight costs not accounted for on purchase order

+ Liaises with the strategic buyer regarding project or turnaround purchases and potential bundles

+ Provides support to ensure timely invoice payment.

+ Handles any PO (purchase order) maintenance for orders processed (e.g. update PO text, update delivery date, etc.)


**This job might be an outstanding fit if you have the following skills:**


+ Proficient in creating purchase order in SAP.

+ Good communications skills to inform client of status of purchase order

+ Behavioral Skills: adapts, analytical, collaborates, communicates effectively, focus on customers.

+ Functional Skills: PtP (Procure-to-Pay) knowledge, system utilization & efficiency, total system cost, apply controls mindset, application of business & procurement technical knowledge, service excellence, contract development, contract management, negotiating and influencing, relationship management.


**What happens next**

Once you apply, youll proceed to next steps if your skills and experience look like a good fit. But dont worryeven if this position doesnt work out, youre still part of our network. That means our recruiters will have access to your profile, expanding your opportunities even more.


Helping you discover whats next in your career is what were all about, so lets get to work. Apply to be a **Buyer / Purchasing Specialist** today!


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**Get a complete career fit with Kelly** **** **.**


Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our staffing experts connect you with top 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 your career.


**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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-19 Expires: 2022-10-20

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