29 days old


Kelly Services
Waconia, MN 55387
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**Direct Hire**

**Waconia, MN**


***Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm or 7am-4pm**

***Initially 4 days onsite and 1 day remote, later 3 days onsite and 2 days remote (hybrid)**

Kelly is seeking a Buyer to work with our client, a large and reputable manufacturer, on a direct hire basis. This is an excellent opportunity to join the purchasing team of a growing industry leader! The Buyer is responsible for purchasing raw materials as well as finished goods.

Specifically, the Buyer will:

+ Generate and validate accurate purchase orders (pricing/quantities/delivery) to suppliers to ensure appropriate inventory levels are attained and managed

+ Ensure that materials are delivered to meet planned schedule dates in production facilities

+ Use analytical skills to provide strategic analysis of assigned product lines and make recommendations for continuous improvements

+ Work closely with planning group to ensure data attributes are aligned with inventory management and supply chain goals

+ Develop projects that result in cost savings and continuous improvement for the company

+ Gather data, perform analysis, and provide recommendations that support the organizations strategic goals

+ Collaborate across all internal departments, including Operations, Finance, and Customer Service, as well as with external supplier partners to meet customer expectations

+ Communicate with suppliers on monthly ratings, Supplier Issue Tracking Reports, and issues that arise on a continued basis


+ 2+ years experience in purchasing/buying, ideally within a manufacturing environment

+ Knowledge of purchasing, inventory control, and inventory management methodologies

+ Strong Microsoft Excel and ERP skills

+ Effective interpersonal skills

+ Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks

+ Demonstrated problem solving and negotiating skills

+ Excellent communication skills

If qualified and interested, please apply to this posting ASAP or directly send your resume to

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**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/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: 2022-05-27 Expires: 2022-06-30

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Median Salary: $62,750

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