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24 days old

Entry Level Buyer

Kelly Services
Oklahoma City, OK 73165
**Do you have 1-2 years of Purchasing experience? If so, let's talk!**


**Entry Level Buyer**


Select and purchase quality products for our business. Process purchase orders. Negotiate with suppliers and track orders. Creating and maintaining an inventory, quality assurance and liaising with inventory teams and management. Work with staff across departments to forecast the needs of the business and make purchase decisions based on demand.


**ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:**


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

+ Research, select and purchase quality products and materials

+ Build relationships with suppliers and negotiate for best pricing and lead time via request for quote

+ Process requisitions and update management on status of orders

+ Ensure that stock levels are kept at appropriate levels. Expedite material as needed.

+ Support strategic initiatives to achieve cost savings, inventory accuracy, supplier on time deliveries, and others as assigned.

+ Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, financial stability, and the suppliers reputation and history.

+ Analyze market trends and apply this knowledge to make insightful buying decisions.

+ Coordinate with inventory team, management and stockroom as required.

+ Maintain data in the ERP system.

+ Escalate any discrepancies to suppliers and management


**KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES**


Analytically minded


Possess excellent negotiating skills to secure the best prices according to budget.


Knowledge of sales and marketing principles is a plus.


Critical thinking skills.


Strong communication skills, both written and verbal


**QUALIFICATIONS / PRIOR EXPERIENCE**


Bachelors degree preferred.


Relevant buying experience preferred


One year of experience in a manufacturing environment


Excellent computer skills: Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint.


**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/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: 2022-05-04 Expires: 2022-06-04

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