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Kelly Services
West Palm Beach, FL 33417
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Kelly Services is recruiting a Buyer within the Global Planning Operations team supporting the Power Tools business. This position will be based in Palm Beach Gardens Florida and will report to the Global Planning Manager.

Duration: Long-Term Temporary open ended contract assignment.

**Overall responsibilities**

The buyer will support the procurement and planning responsibilities. The candidate will design, development and institutionalization of a best practice supply planning process with key business partners. Manage tactical execution of purchasing function for Power Tools as needed through life cycle (NPI to base business).

**Position duties & responsibilities**


+ Purchase Orders life cycle management (RFP, PO generation, receipt, invoicing); Integrity of POs (keeping orders accurate in the system)

+ Develop and execute RFQ (Requests for Quotation)

+ Communicating with Suppliers to ensure supply reliability (confirm availability, expediting)

+ Resolve invoicing issues with PO

+ Collaborate/Support Source, R&D and Supplier Quality during supplier issue resolution

+ Monitor supply reliability, NPD supplier performance (On Time Delivery-OTD), inventory

+ Others:

+ Negotiations

+ Receiving priorities

+ Inspection priorities

+ Slob Review

+ PIR creation/updates

+ PPV analysis

+ Annual Std cost review

+ SS analysis

+ LT Review/update

+ CO approval

+ Partner with SQA and Source for Supplier quality issues

+ Planning activities:

+ WC RCCP/cMPS volume alignment,

+ Production schedules

+ WO creation

+ Shop floor control

+ Prioritization

+ Inspection priorities

+ Capture, reconcile and report metrics data

+ etc.


+ A minimum of a Bachelors degree is required, preferably in Supply Chain Management, Engineering or a related discipline.

+ A minimum of 1 year of job experience in supply chain planning and/or a related discipline, is required

+ Familiarity with relevant legislation (e.g. GMP, ISO requirements) is desirable

+ Ability to share knowledge and personal experience with peers.

+ Ability to build strong collaborative relationships, considering diverse perspectives and styles.

+ Ability to target communications as appropriate for the audience and make presentations to a small to medium sized audience.

+ Ability to influence others in a matrix environment.

+ Ability to challenge the status quo and evaluate/improve processes using continuous improvement tools.

+ Data mining & reporting skills through MS Excel or equivalent.

+ Strong organization skills and an aptitude for planning.

+ Accuracy with attention to detail.

+ Proactive approach.

+ Proficient user of Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

+ Ability to translate complex situations into simple working solutions.

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

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity, and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety and flexibility of working on short-term project engagements or prefer contract-to-hire or direct-hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific professional interests.

**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. 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, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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Posted: 2019-10-18 Expires: 2019-12-12

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