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Junior Buyer - Planner II - Manufacturing - Kanban

Kelly Services

Denver, CO
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Job Title Junior Buyer - Planner II - Manufacturing - Kanban

Jobid US15TNDY_BH1445927

Location: Denver, CO, 80238, USA

Description **Buyer / Planner II**

**Denver CO 80239**

**Direct Hire - Full Time - Perm**

**Salary DOE - $50K - $65K**

**Junior Buyer - Planner II -** Under general supervision of the Materials Director, coordinates procurement and distribution of materials, parts, equipment and supplies.

**Duties and Responsibilities**

**Essential Duties**

+ Responsible for maintaining adequate inventory to meet production needs yet minimizing inventory levels. Plans and orders materials and services by negotiating with suppliers for pricing, delivery, payment terms, and KanBan arrangements to meet company requirements.
+ Establishes internal KanBans and assists peers with setting up KanBans. Is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the Kanban system and daily communication as needed with suppliers. Maintains data to calculate delivery performance of Kanban suppliers.
+ Reviews Manufacturing Requirements Plan or other raw material replenishment reports as needed and reacts accordingly to maintain appropriate inventory levels. Maintains the integrity of the QAD system to insure inventory accuracy, prompt payments to suppliers, and Item Master data.
+ Assists with ensuring accurate inventories
+ Attends regular meetings and communicates frequently with Materials, Production, Quality, Accounting, and Engineering. Participates in project teams as assigned.
+ Is the liaison between suppliers to resolve quality or financial issues.
+ Assists with projects within the Materials group as required.
**Essential Responsibilities**

+ Fulfills the financial control and risk management responsibilities inherent in the position.
+ Behaves in accordance with the Company code of ethics policy at all times.
**Supervisory Responsibilities**

+ None
**Qualifications** **Education and Experience**

+ 2-4 years buyer/planner experience in manufacturing environment or equivalent
+ Prior raw materials purchasing accountability experience
+ High school diploma or GED
**Knowledge, Skills and Abilities**

+ Exposure to lean manufacturing techniques preferred
+ Ability to make decisions within defined procedures; able to handle different and specialized situations in job
+ Ability to follow established priorities; expected to evaluate and respond to new situations requiring immediate attention
+ Able to effectively write e-mails, faxes, and letters to clearly outline company’s position
+ Knowledge of various types of office equipment (telephone, fax, copier, personal computer)
+ Ability to effectively use Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
**Essential Behaviors**

**· Customer Service** **Establishes and maintains effective relationships with internal and/or external customers. Meets commitments, responds promptly to customer needs and uses feedback to improve service.**

**· Teamwork**

Capitalizes on the strengths and contributions of the internal business team and/or the wider Corporate team. Treats others with respect. Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views.

**· Communications**

Clearly expresses ideas and thoughts verbally and/or in written form. Keeps others adequately informed. Exhibits good listening and comprehension skills.

**· Organization Support**

Follows policies and procedures. Supports organization’s goals and values.

**· Adaptability**

Demonstrates willingness to adapt to circumstances and readily accepts changes in the working environment. Manages competing demands. Changes approach or method to best fit situation.

**· Bias for Action**

Turn thoughts and ideas into results. Challenges traditional thinking. Willingness to make decisions. Undertakes self-development activities.

**· Business Ethics**

Works ethically and with integrity. Inspires the trust of others. Demonstrates a commitment to excellence.

**Physical Demands and Work Environment** **Equipment Used**

Telephone, calculator, computer, copier, fax, printer, and other business/office equipment.

**Environmental Conditions**

The majority of time is spent in an office environment with frequent visits to the on-site manufacturing area. Possibility of occasional visits to local and out-of-town suppliers. Overtime required.

**For more information or further consideration on this opportunity please contact Donny Yoshida, Kelly Engineering Recruiter,**

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies inindustry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premiersource of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firmwith an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the varietyand flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or directhire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specificprofessional interests.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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