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Kelly Services
San Jose, CA 95115
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 Buyer for a top fortune 500 company in San Jose CA.

Title: Buyer

Duration: 6+ months

Location: San Jose CA (onsite role)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

+ This position reports to the Director Of Purchasing

+ Shows Initiative and responsibility, is proactive, seeks out possible solutions for issues before escalating. Under minimal supervision, performs varied purchasing assignments to procure supplies, raw materials and equipment necessary for the operation of the organization, based on MRP or actual customer orders released from hold.

+ Follows established procedures, practices and policies to contact vendors, obtain quotations, examine bids, make awards, place orders, and expedite delivery of goods/services.

+ Exercises judgment and working knowledge of materials and sources of supply to make purchase at price consistent with quality and quantity.

+ Key Responsibilities: Negotiates and generates purchase orders for approved purchase requisitions, and production materials per MRP.

+ Reviews and resolves daily internal purchasing problems and shortages within his/her commodity, and ensures communication to cross functional teams.

+ Reschedule Purchase Orders as required. Supports major cost reduction programs. Returns discrepant inventory items to vendors within his/her commodity.

+ Resolves discrepant invoice issues in a timely manner. Confers with suppliers concerning late, on-time and early deliveries.

+ Participates in supplier performance reviews within his/her commodity.

+ Interaction with Other Employees (level of contact, purpose and frequency) Regularly interfaces with Production leads and Supervisors, Manufacturing Engineering, Quality, Customer Service, Demand Planning, R&D Engineering, Accounts Payable and Document Services.

+ Occasionally interacts with Marketing/Sales, and Finance.

+ Builds stable working relationships internally.


+ SAP required

+ Purchasing certificate preferred.

+ Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

+ Ability to use a PC with Microsoft Office software.

+ Ability to perform data entry into an ERP system such as Oracle.

+ Well organized and must have good communication skills.

**Education / Experience:**

+ Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; or 1 to 2 years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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** **** **Engineering?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, were here to guide you to the next step in your engineering 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: 2022-09-02 Expires: 2022-10-03

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