28 days old


Kelly Services
Rochester, NY 14608
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**Job Description**

Buyer for a large manufacturing company/

Essential Functions

Maintain continuous material availability and minimize inventory.

Negotiate the purchase of materials, equipment and supplies from suppliers. Solicit quotations for materials and services, analyze bids for specification compliance, pricing, delivery commitments, and evaluate the sources to ensure they can sustain providing goods and services.

Manage cost savings projects and work with cross-functional teams to drive cost savings

Monitor supplier and product performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations.

Process expense and blanket purchase orders.

Negotiate delivery, terms and conditions, pricing, and expedite/follow through on receipt and payment.

Communicate effectively with suppliers and management of accounts, problem solve challenges and issues, recommend solutions.

Manage supplier relationships.

Support supplier risk mitigation activities.

Maintain databases for supplier and product data as required.

Participate in purchasing performance metrics, reporting and improvement.

Provide procurement process and procedural support as required.

Support continuous improvement and operational excellence processes.


Requires a bachelor s degree in the sciences, business, or engineering, or equivalent work experience.


Requires a minimum of 5+ years of relevant experience in procurement and supply chain. Additional experience in planning, manufacturing, quality, or engineering disciplines desired. Previous supervisory experience required.

E1 and/or SAP working knowledge is required.

MRP knowledge and ERP experience in a manufacturing environment.

Computer proficiency required in Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

Knowledge of procurement processes and strategic supplier management required.

Knowledge of business concepts/principles (terms and conditions, transportation, accounting) required.

Basic knowledge of supply chain programs and ability to manage project execution of these programs required.

ISO or equivalent system and change control (FDA, cGMP) experience required.

Experience in invoice reconciliation and inventory management required.

Organization process knowledge desired.

Anticipates needs and problems while creating solutions.

Demonstrates a sense of urgency, contagious optimism and a can do attitude.

Is curious, inquisitive, innovative , never satisfied with the status quo.

Greets challenge and change as opportunity.

Has courage and confidence to take risks and learn from mistakes.

Is authentic, transparent and leads by example, holding self and others accountable.

Collaborates with others.

Stretches across borders, breaks silos and builds effective partnerships with internal customers and colleagues.

Temp to hire opportunity.

Pay is based on experience.

**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: 2019-10-16 Expires: 2019-11-16

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