1+ months

Junior Buyer

Kelly Services
Chandler, AZ 85286
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**Junior Buyer**

**Up to $60K/year**


Summary/Objective Under the general guidance of the Senior Buyer, the Junior Buyer reviews and analyzes purchase requisitions. Coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing, planning and engineering departments to acquire inventory in a cost effective and timely manner. Processes purchase requisitions, purchase change orders and requests for quotes to suppliers. Responsible for procurement business system data input and integrity.

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

Increases the effectiveness and efficiency of Materials Management (Purchasing, Shipping, Receiving, Warehousing) and Service and Support areas through improvements to each function as well as coordination and communication between functions

Create, develop and implement supply chain strategies for competitive costs and supplier execution excellence

Manages the issuance of all purchase orders, insuring the inclusion of required specifications, prices, terms and conditions by performing the duties personally or through assistant personnel

Maintain and report current shortages and due dates

Captures and reports supply chain metrics

Procure material to meet on-time requirements and avoid negative fiscal impact to schedules due to delays or cancellations

Creates quotes for Business Development as needed

Orders office supplies as needed


Critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making skills

Effective planning, organization, and time management skills Proven written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills

Information technology skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and MRP/ERP systems

Advanced Excel skills required (familiarity using/writing formulas)

Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative work style and commitment to get the job done

**Supervisory Responsibility:**

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


This position requires 0-5% travel.

**Required Education and Experience:**

1. 1+ years experience in purchasing (Manufacturing, Military, and/or Aerospace Electronics experience a plus)

2. Must have experience using ERP/MRP systems (Microsoft Dynamics Business Central a plus)

3. Production & MRO procurement experience.

4. Bachelors degree preferred in Business, Management, Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, or closely related program

5. Excellent project management skills

6. Working knowledge of OSHA regulations

**Work Authorization/Security Clearance:**

Must be a U.S. Persons and able to obtain a U.S. Secret Clearance

**Other Duties:**

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Please email Drew Rogers at if you are interested, and well set up a quick phone interview to discuss further.

**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** **** **?**

Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. Its just another way we make the job search work for you.

**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, 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: 2022-03-28 Expires: 2022-05-30

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