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Process Operator - Scientific Procurement Assistant

Kelly Services
San Diego, CA 92108
**Process Operator - Scientific Procurement Assistant**

Position Summary:

+ Responsible for assisting the Procurement Specialist in purchasing supplies, processing animal orders, calling vendors, and emailing clients.

+ Works as a liaison between animal husbandry, RA teams, administration, and vendors to obtain materials required to operate business.

+ Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

+ To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following satisfactorily; other duties may be assigned.

+ Verify current inventory levels and keep records to prevent inventory gaps.

+ Alert Procurement Specialist when inventory is low, and it is time to order new products.

+ Negotiates with vendors for best pricing as needed.

+ Places orders and schedules shipping/delivery times for ordered animals and supplies.

+ Assist laboratory and administrative personnel, ensuring all purchasing documentation has appropriate authorizations.

+ Verifies that product information, shipping information, cost and delivery dates are all correct before obtaining authorization to place an order.

+ Carefully checks purchase orders for accuracy, completeness and clarity.

+ Coordinates storage of any relevant shipments.

+ Follows up on order discrepancies and shortages.

+ Enters data into numerous systems with a high attention to detail.

+ Generates purchase reports and purchase history.

+ Supports Procurement Specialist in organizing and maintaining records for any audit required.

+ Develops creative new approaches to meeting customer needs.

+ Gathers and analyzes information skillfully and identifies problems in a timely manner.

**Required Skills/Abilities** :

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following.

+ Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously to meet goals and deadlines

+ Strong time management and organizational skills

+ Strong emphasis on accuracy and detail Works well in group problem solving situations

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

+ Add/subtract/multiply and divide numbers using online software and perform these operations using units of US money, weight measurement, volume, and units.

**Desired Competencies** :

+ Previous experience handling rats or mice preferred.

+ Education/Experience: High school diploma or GED, with BA/BS preferred.

+ No previous job-specific training required.

Physical Demands: Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at times.

**Compensation** : $15- $16 per hour

**Pay Type** : Full-time Hourly/Non-Exempt Anticipated Schedule: M-F, 7:00AM-4:00 PM PST


+ This position must be located within the San Diego area and able to reasonably commute to Torrey Pines area .

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this position may temporarily work from home part/full time on an as-needed basis. The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents are expected to follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

**For Immediate Consideration, Apply Today** .

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

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**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. (
Posted: 2021-04-28 Expires: 2021-05-29

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