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Kelly Services
Rush, NY 14543
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Kelly Engineering is currently looking to hire a **Buyer** to work for one of our top Medical Device clients on-site in **Rochester, NY** for a fulltime position.


Place purchase orders for non-inventory materials, equipment, services, supplies, and repair items to support the business. Review quotes, generate purchase orders, monitor open orders, expedite, and monitor supplier performance ensuring they meet cost, quality, and delivery objectives. Seek opportunities that drive continuous improvement in cost, delivery, and quality. Act as the primary point of contact for all issues and activities associated with items and services purchased from suppliers of assigned commodities. This position may also help with direct purchasing as needed.

**Responsibilities** **:**

+ Issues purchase orders for supplies, equipment, services, and materials by preparing requests for quotations and submitting purchase orders with approved suppliers.

+ Manages the purchase orders including the delivery date and change orders.

+ Maintains accurate lead times for assigned commodities.

+ Negotiates and settles damage claims, rejections, losses, return of materials, over shipments, cancellations, and engineering changes with suppliers.

+ Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.

+ Monitors and evaluates supplier performance.

+ Advises appropriate personnel of impending supplier failure to fulfill contractual agreements that may delay production or delivery.

+ Supports Supply Chain projects by providing reports in a usable format, analyzing data, and presenting the information in an understandable manner.

+ Resolves shipment quality discrepancies by mediating supplier/manufacturing issues.

+ Facilitates the resolution of issues by arranging and participating in conferences between suppliers and company personnel.

+ Supports Requests for Proposal for items of limited scope and complexity.

+ Help select suppliers when no preferred supplier is available.

+ Maintain accurate purchasing files in entering and closing out purchase orders in ERP system.

+ Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

+ Work assignments may include cross-functional or project team responsibilities e.g. continuous improvement.


+ BA or BS degree and a minimum of two years purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment.

+ Working knowledge of MRP and manufacturing support systems.

+ Familiarity with ISO, FDA and GMP requirements preferred.

+ ISM CPSM and/or APICS CPIM or CRIM Certification desirable.

+ Excellent organizational and time management skills.

+ Exceptional written and verbal communications.

+ Outstanding interpersonal skills and ability to work well within cross-functional team environments.

+ Ability to effectively communicate and present information to suppliers, team members, team leaders, and top management.

+ Effective persuasion skills and the ability to influence others.

+ Proficient with Microsoft Office products especially Excel.

**Physical Requirements** :

+ Ability to perform stationary activities using standard office tools.

+ Perform tasks around the office and manufacturing area as necessary.

+ Operate office equipment i.e., computer, calculator, copy machine, fax machine.

**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.

**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/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: 2021-09-03 Expires: 2021-10-04

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202nd2019 - Buyer
Overall Rating: 202/199
Median Salary: $62,750

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