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PO Expediter Specialist: Purchasing at Dow Chemical - Kelly Services

Kelly Services
Midland, MI 48640
Kelly Services, Inc. is happy to **exclusively** present an open-ended contract opportunity for a full-time role as a **PO** **Expediter S** **pecialist** at **Dow Chemical** in **Midland, MI** !



**_3 Reasons why you should apply_**




+ You have prior exposure to purchasing/administration work and are ready to further that!

+ You are a collaborator that can work with a team to learn methods of Dow purchasing support!

+ You have a bachelors degree and experience in software tools like Excel, Power, ECC, Ariba, Procurement systems or APA



**The Details:**




+ This OPEN-ENDED contract role is located onsite in **Midland, MI at** **Dow Chemical** .

+ Great way to build corporate purchasing experience!

+ Monday-Friday 8:00 PM-5:00 PM!!

+ **$16.00-$18.00/** hr.



**_JOB OVERVIEW:_**



The **_PO Expeditor Specialist_** responsibilities are outlined below:




+ The individual in this role is accountable to support all procurement activities associated with specific category of spend for the Procure to Pay organization.

+ S/he will be expected to develop a primary and secondary category specialization over time.

+ In addition to supporting a category of spend, the s/he may support a Category Primary, the Contract Management Team, the Catalogue Management team, or Special Projects.

+ Individuals in this role will support the Dow Procurement organization to develop, deliver, and operationalize PtP end-to-end strategies to support the ability of Dow to realize best value for every dollar of spend.



**_Primary Responsibilities:_**




+ Prioritize, expedite and facilitate complex orders

+ Support complex spot buys and low threshold purchase orders as assigned

+ Support spot buy supplier selection

+ Assist in the development and maintenance of purchasing process standards and procedures

+ Drive buy channel standardization, educating users on proper methods of purchase (e.g., self-service, P-Card)

+ Provide expertise in purchasing to resolve Level III escalations from 3rd party managed services teams

+ Support managed services (Procurement and Accounts Payable) inquiries regarding complex contracts and purchase orders

+ Develop, coach and mentor peer buyers and analysts to perform complex buys, resolve escalations and support reporting needs

+ Capture and report metrics and KPIs, delivering to committed mutual service agreement and service level agreement goals

+ Perform quality audit to support managed services audits

+ Support internal and external audits



**_Critical Success Factors:_**




+ Prioritize, expedite and facilitate complex orders

+ Support complex spot buys and low threshold purchase orders as assigned

+ Support end-to-end work processes to deliver optimal solutions

+ Assist in the development and maintenance of purchasing process standards and procedures

+ Drive buy channel standardization, educating users on proper methods of purchase (e.g., self-service, P-Card)

+ Provide expertise in purchasing to resolve Level III escalations from 3rd party managed services teams

+ Support managed services (Procurement and Accounts Payable) inquiries regarding complex contracts and purchase orders

+ Develop, coach and mentor peer buyers and analysts to perform complex buys, resolve escalations and support reporting needs

+ Capture and report metrics and KPIs, delivering to committed mutual service agreement and service level agreement goals



**_Education/Certification/Experience Requirements:_**




+ Experience with SAP ECC, ARIBA,, and other Procurement systems and tools, a plus

+ Required Bachelors Degree or Country Equivalent

+ Preferred: specialization in Supply Chain, Operations Management or Engineering

+ IDEAL but Not Required: 3+ years of experience as a buyer, preferably in chemical industry, with experience in all aspects of procurement and issue resolution associated with end to end PtP processes

+ Ability to manage day to day activities and project work, delivering to committed results

+ Capability to coach and mentor others

+ Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with ability to transform data into meaningful and actionable insights

+ Shared Services and internal customer support experience a plus

+ Demonstrated collaboration skills, with the ability to partner with other business functions and internal stakeholders to meet targeted KPIs and business objectives

+ Strong communication skills (oral, written and listening, facilitation)

+ Ability to work with many levels of personnel and suppliers

+ Thoroughness, ability to think strategically but appreciate the detail



**_Key Contacts / Interactions:_**




+ PO, APAY, and TER team members, Regional Service Quality Mgrs

+ Procurement, Contract Management, and Buy Channel Standardization team members

+ Category Primaries, PtP Discrete Process Owners

+ Buyers, Analysts, 3rd Party Managed Services Team Members

+ Function and Business (Sourcing and Supply Chain) internal customers & SMEs

+ Vendors / Suppliers



**Additional Details:**




+ **_Only qualified candidates can be contacted due to the volume of responses._**

+ **We appreciate all our applicants, but we are not able to sponsor now; no C2C or H-1B.**

+ **There is no per diem with this position and must be able to work on W-2 hourly basis.**

+ **There is no relocation budgeted for this position. If this position requires you to relocate you will be responsible for those costs.**



**This role is supported by the Kelly Services GTS Recruiting and Sourcing division.**



**_As your local offices do not support this position,_** **for immediate consideration please APPLY ONLINE to this posting directly, or on the Kelly Career Network** https://kelly.secure.force.com/CandidateExperience/




**Why Kelly** **** **?**



As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping
you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ
each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.




**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. 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.
Posted: 2019-11-08 Expires: 2019-12-09

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PO Expediter Specialist: Purchasing at Dow Chemical - Kelly Services

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