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Kelly Services
Torrance, CA 90509
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Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting contract opportunity with one of our leading clients!

**Title:** Buyer

**Location:** Torrance, CA / remote

**Duration:** 5 months

**Shift:** Monday Friday / 8:00am 5:00pm

**Pay:** $19.00 - $21.70/hour



+ Working within the Phenomenex Procurement team.

+ Will focus on supplier on-time delivery, supplier management, inventory management and analysis, and cost reduction.


+ Properly execute the Requisition-to-Purchase Order and Planned Purchased Order Processes with a high level of focus on customer service for products and services within the Indirect Material and Packaging categories.

+ Monitor and manage supplier on-time delivery, with ability to problem-solve and countermeasure effectively.

+ Maintain appropriate inventory levels to achieve effective Working Capital Turn rate while improving customer service levels.

+ Develop, negotiate, and coordinate Purchase Agreements and Long-Term Supplier Contracts.

+ Maintain Purchase Order status and tracking information while communicating to all internal stakeholders in a professional and timely manner.

+ Work cooperatively with other department representatives and vendors to resolve product discrepancies with regards to quality, quantity, delivery, and price.

+ Ensure supplier selection, qualification, evaluation and monitoring process is maintained per SOP.

+ Responsible for maintaining strong supplier relationship to ensure quality standards and target pricing is consistently achieved.

+ Continually improve time management, problem solving, critical thinking, and follow up skills.

**Required Qualifications**

+ Bachelors degree required. Degree in business or supply chain preferred.

+ Demonstrably versed in MRP, Bills of Material, and Customer Sales Support in a fast-paced manufacturing, multiple divisional environment.

+ Experience with Microsoft office products to develop spreadsheets and create general reports.

+ Detailed, accurate, analytical, and metric-driven.

+ Strong negotiation skills.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Minimum 2 years experience as a Buyer preferred.

+ Experience in purchasing MRO, General Labware, Packaging/Labeling, and other Indirect categories preferred.

+ AX 2012 ERP software experience preferred.

**Physical Demands**

+ Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

+ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear.

+ Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

**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 Taryn Carbone ( ) for immediate consideration.

**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: 2020-12-23 Expires: 2021-01-23

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