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Junior Buyer

Kelly Services
Gainesville, FL 32612
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**Duties and Responsibilities**

1. Place purchase orders.

2. Work directly with suppliers and process returns.

3. Develop and maintain good vendor relations.

4. Resolve problems, reconcile vendor returns and expedite order deliveries.

5. Work with Quality control, logistics and material handling when vendor return issues arise.

6. Periodically review purchasing requirements and place orders consistent with demand. Adjust purchasing plan based on planning and forecasting inputs.

7. Follow up with suppliers to assure on-time delivery utilizing expedite and de-expedite reports. Communicate delivery dates with other Exactech personnel.

8. Evaluate suppliers monthly on delivery performance and with QA provide supporting data for supplier performance rating and forecasts where appropriate.

9. Understand and follow all SOPs for the purchasing area.

10. Lead RFQ & RFP (Request for Quote and Request for Proposal) activities and supplier selection based on agreed criteria.

11. Perform spend analysis, market research to identify best suppliers for the requirement.

12. Collaborate with sourcing manager to develop & implement sourcing changes and negotiate supply contracts.

13. Responsible for ensuring supply of material order and replenishment.

14. Generate periodic reporting on demand supply gaps, cost savings, stock out events, supply chain parameters.

15. Know and apply the Quality System and any appropriate Federal and International standards.

16. Assist and support other employees, teams, and sales personnel as necessary.

**Job Requirements:**


Associate's Degree from an accredited institution required; Bachelor's Degree preferred.


+ Minimum 2 years purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment

+ Four years experience in purchasing/buyer role in lieu of degree

+ Proficient with MRP systems and other source to pay tools

**Functional/Technical Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:**

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, QAD, Sharepoint

+ Time management

+ Excellent Communication Skills (verbal & written)

+ Analytical Skills

+ Experience with MFG/Pro or related MRP system.

+ Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

**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/non-traditional 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 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.

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Posted: 2020-10-12 Expires: 2020-11-12

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