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Item and Cost Specialist

Kelly Services
Rosemont, IL 60018
**At Kelly** **** **Professional & Industrial, were passionate about helping you find a job that works for you. If you ask us, this job looks pretty great.**


We are seeking an **Item and Cost Specialist** for a leading distribution company in **Rosemont, IL!**


**Schedule:** **Remote-Can live anywhere in the United States, M-F 8 am -5 pm**


**Assignment:** 6 months


**Pay:** $15.46/hour


**OVERVIEW**


Basic Purpose?Ensures accurate and up to date item and costing information is loaded into the forecasting and demand planning application. Manages and analyzes the same vendor product cost discrepancies among divisions to verify that the company is consistently receiving the lowest cost from the vendor. Analyzes all receiving transactions for cost and inventory valuation accuracy.


**RESPONSIBILITIES**


On a daily basis, confirm every purchase order accurately using the vendor confirmation while also verifying this cost using the loaded vendor price list

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Analyze product cost across divisions for like items to verify US Foodservice is consistently receiving the lowest cost for the product. Work with vendors and category management to reconcile any discrepancies

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Clear any costing discrepancies between the received PO's and the vendor invoice, through the Buyer Match Pay process. Work with vendors to reconcile any discrepancies. Achieve the PO Cost Accuracy % on the Buyer KPI scorecard

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Review all daily cost exception reports and take appropriate action to ensure all costing data is accurate and up to date, including:

??????? Review Last Cost Reasonableness report and resolve any issues

??????? Last Invoice Cost to Total Market Cost variances

??????? Weekly review of the Last Invoice Cost Book report and resolve issues

??????? Inventory revaluation report including auditing any inventory gains

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Verify that all purchase orders are confirmed, and all buyer match pay screen discrepancies are cleared by 8:00 pm each Wednesday

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Set-up new item cost attributes to reflect the accurate inbound cost

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Review PO timing to identify and mitigate the impact of LPM / LPW costs

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Review PO freight costs for appropriateness and address issues with the appropriate stakeholder (ie, incorrect freight on PO, freight rate issues)


**QUALIFICATIONS**


?Education/Training:? High School Diploma required, degree preferred.

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Related Experience:? Minimum one-year pricing / costing analysis experience preferred. Purchase orders /Invoice processing preferred.

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Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:? Must possess ability to analyze information to determine the most appropriate course of action


must be detail oriented


must be able to understand the financial impact of cost / price decisions


proficiency is required in the use of Microsoft Office especially Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as Microsoft Outlook.?


PRISM and E3/AWR experience is preferred.


**What happens next**

Once you apply, youll proceed to next steps if your skills and experience look like a good fit. But dont worryeven if this position doesnt work out, youre still in our network. That means all of our recruiters will have access to your profile, expanding your opportunities even more.


For questions or more information about this role, please **apply** and contact Heather Cappiello via email at heac387@kellyservices.com .


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

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