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Kelly Services
Richmond, VA 23274
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**Kelly Engineering** is currently recruiting for a **(Direct Hire) (Senior Buyer)** job located in **Richmond, VA.** We are seeking a dynamic, pro-active, self-starter Senior level Buyer to source a range of components for machines that can include made to print machined and fabricated parts, assemblies, materials and commercial components while maintaining delivery for manufacturing and direct aftermarket sales.

**How you will impact:**

+ Manage supplier base by cultivating long-term relationships and resolve issues.

+ Drive optimum costs and maintain quality levels of products.

+ Negotiate and purchase items required for manufacturing and spare parts.

+ Monitor and maintain delivery schedules and purchase order accuracy.

+ Collaborate across departmental lines to promote design standardization to ensure cost containment and functions including: Finance to insure document accuracy improvements; manufacturing support to outsource when capacity dictates

+ Identify and collect data and make proposals on potential cost savings projects

+ Responsible for creating and maintaining purchase orders and delivery information and processing monthly quality reports

**What you need to Succeed:**

+ Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field required.

+ A minimum of four years experience, preferably in a manufacturing or operations environment.

+ Experience with and knowledge of procuring machined to print components and commercial electrical and/or pneumatic commodities.

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills

+ Ability to build and maintain effective relationships

+ Ability to be pro-active, self- motivated and resourceful

+ Must be able to take ownership of multiple assignments and follow through to completion

+ Excellent organizational skills and multitasking ability and ability to work in a fast-paced

+ Knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and MRP Planning strongly preferred

+ Knowledge of Microsoft D365

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

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**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/non-traditional 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 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: 2020-08-31 Expires: 2020-10-01

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