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Entry Level Buyer (Electronics Manufacturing)

Kelly Services
Bellingham, WA 98226
Our client, an electronics manufacturing company in Bellingham is looking for a Entry Level Buyer to join their team. This is a temp-to-hire position with advancement and training opportunities once a full-time, permanent employee.

Position(s): Entry Level Buyer (first 3mons in the office, and every other week after)

Location: Bellingham WA

Rate of Pay: DOE

Hours: 8am-5pm

Days: Mon-Fri

Length: Temp-to-hire

Job Purpose:

Manage and ensure the purchasing of materials, services, and/or equipment for the assigned purchasing portfolio, within the set procurement policies and guidelines, to ensure an uninterrupted and timely supply at an optimum cost within specifications.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Reviews customer orders daily

+ Contact potential vendors, perform reference checks, review quotations, and evaluate each purchase requisition for the most appropriate methods of procurement

+ Review purchase orders for accuracy

+ Establish priorities for assigned commodities with key vendors and ensure priorities are maintained

+ Maintain effective communication with both internal and external customers

+ Interface with all levels of management both internally and externally

+ Continuously strive to reduce cost of assigned commodities

+ Interact with engineering department to assist in the sourcing of materials, with respect to cost, quality, and availability of materials

+ Generate reports per specified processes that measure key buyer performance metrics


+ Minimum 1-2+ years experience in a similar position

+ At minimum High School Diploma, preferred Associate's or bachelor's degree in procurement or a related field

+ Knowledge of software programs SAP, including MS Office, etc.


+ Foreign language is a plus, English a must

+ A proactive approach to problem-solving with strong decision-making skills.

+ Must be able to meet deadlines in a fast-paced quickly changing environment

+ Knowledge of MRP and ERP 2-4 year college degree or higher in business or related field

How to Apply:

To be considered for this position, please either respond to the email, or schedule time on my calendar to talk using this link:

In addition to the position above, please feel free to look at all Kelly Services opportunities by visiting

**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.

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**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.
Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-18

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