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Kelly Services
Swiftwater, PA 18370
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Kelly Services is recruiting for an experienced Buyer for our local client in Swiftwater, PA!

The Enterprise Buyer is responsible for routine MRO procurement activities within SSI, and/or the appropriate Client systems. The Enterprise Buyer ensures materials are accurately ordered and received within the procurement system. This position is responsible for orders to be processed and expedited in a timely and efficient manner, and employs problem solving methods to resolve issues with delivery, price or any other order issues. It is incumbent upon the Enterprise Buyer to develop and maintain strong relationships with Site personnel, vendors and clients, and keep an open line of communication. The EBG will maintain control of all aspects of purchasing for assigned clients.

**Essential Functions:**

+ Responsible for finding and achieving cost savings through sourcing of new suppliers, manufacturers and distributors. Exceed contractual guaranteed savings requirements by looking for savings opportunities, negotiating best price, utilizing SSI purchasing leverage and contracts, and by finding ways to improve efficiency and profitability for our clients.

+ Maintain the vendor database and setup local vendors as needed. Use preferred vendors as often as possible.

+ Generate purchase orders (POs) using SSI or appropriate Client purchasing systems. Verify quoted prices when generating a PO for any item including reorders.

+ Expedite orders, manage status of purchasing needs via the creation of Non-Stock and Stock PO using the sites Open Order Report Regularly check Open Order Report and communicate delays or issues to supervisor and site as required. Ensure timely delivery of items, keeping supervisor and site informed of delivery issues.

+ Maintain open lines of communication by establishing and building relationships with internal and external customers, including middle and upper management.

+ Run reports on a timely basis including the Buyer Activity Report, On Order Report and any other purchasing reports required.

+ Obtain quotes on items not pre-sourced. Source competitive price quotes for items that are not covered under existing agreements. Review PO acknowledgement documenting any price changes in procurement system and update new prices on PO with date and any other pertinent information.

+ Prepare RFQ's, compile responses and analyzes results.

+ Assist in determining Sourcing Strategy where appropriate.

+ Review invoices for price and/or quantity discrepancies and follow guidelines to resolve discrepancies, with a focus of assisting Site Manager or Supervisor in reducing discrepancies (IDRs).

+ Sourcing of products

+ Responding to customer inquiries regarding company products and services

+ Checks the availability of stock

+ Placing and expediting purchase orders for stock and non-stock items

+ Complete and monitor reports including procurement and supplier performance metrics

+ Participates in special projects as directed, to include process improvement teams

+ Other duties as assigned

**Required Skills:**

+ 1-2 years of MRO Purchasing experience

+ Basic knowledge of MRO materials

+ Computer literacy Windows Operating System, Microsoft Office and ability to learn and demonstrate proficiency in the use of the SSI systems, or other Client systems.

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills; solid basic math skills

Highly organized and detail-oriented


SHIFT: Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm

For immediate consideration, please send resumes to

**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 440,000 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/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: 2020-09-14 Expires: 2020-10-15

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