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Kelly Services
Waco, TX 76702
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Kelly Services has partnered with a company in Waco, TX in their search for a Buyer! Below are the details regarding the role. If you are qualified, apply today!

Buyer I or II

Direct Hire

$55K-75K (pay depends on experience)

Located in Waco, TX

In office opportunity

M-F 8a-5p


2-5 year of experience as a buyer

Manufacturing industry experience preferred

Job description

+ Ensures plant and terminal materials and services are obtained in conjunction with the ongoing cost reduction efforts.

+ Ensures inventory levels are maintained at appropriate levels as to limit excess while still meeting plant and terminal needs without interruption. Coordinate purchasing activities with other departments to maintain inventory at predetermined level.

+ Negotiate with vendors and suppliers to obtain optimal products and pricing.

+ Participates in problem resolution with material quality or customer service problems with vendors and suppliers.

+ Maintains records of materials, prices, inventories, and deliveries. Prepares and completes purchasing inventory reports as needed.

+ Follow up on outstanding purchase orders. Expedite the purchase and delivery of materials, supplies or parts as needed.

+ Seek opportunities to reduce costs without compromising quality.

+ Effective use of SAP system specifically the Materials Management (MM) module. Experience in SD (Sales and Distribution) Module and ARIBA a plus.

+ Reviews purchase requisitions and prepares purchase orders. Consults catalogs and other references to obtain prices and specifications. Contact vendors and suppliers for quotes. Source new suppliers as needed or to increase purchasing power.

+ Studies markets, suppliers and economic climate to maintain a general awareness of price trends, material availability and lead times.

+ Works in a team environment to develop new sources of supply where applicable ensuring acceptance by end-user.

+ Assume responsibility for the purchasing function in the Purchasing Managers absence. May supervise staff.

+ May support logistics and finance functions in End of Month inventory, tracing inventory transfer movements from plant to terminals.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

**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: 2022-06-20 Expires: 2022-07-21

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