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Procurement / Buyer Specialist

Kelly Services
Saline, MI 48176
**Job Title:** Procurement / Buyer Specialist



**Job Location:** Saline, MI



Long Term Contract to Direct Hire Opportunity



**Compensation:** $30.00/hr





**Job Description:**




+ **Develop sourcing strategies, which result in supply base optimization**

+ **Negotiate with supplier partners for cost savings and avoidance utilizing competitive bench-marking of detailed cost elements and analysis of cost variance**

+ **Lead Annual Price Review activities with suppliers to promote deep understanding of cost drivers with a focus on Manufacturing Improvement.**

+ **Participate in early design work to optimize the part design / manufacturing environment through Value Engineering and Improvement.**

+ **Establish & assess cost standards to reach a consistent, efficient approach to pricing, including timely payment issuance**

+ **Report accurately and timely to all project milestones including reporting out to top management on creation of target & achievement to such target, including identifying and negotiating all design changes**

+ **Execute strategy and work closely with buyers on other commodities to ensure all targets, and due dates are met**

+ **Understand and analyze respective commodity market trends to ensure Toyota is using the right supplier candidates and technologies**



**Requirements:**




+ **Bachelor's Degree or higher in Business, Business Management, Finance, Accounting, Economics or Supply Chain Management**

+ **23-5 years of professional experience in a direct buying role, including responsibility for analysis and negotiation of product and manufacturing cost**

+ **2-5 years of experience with RFQ (Request for Quotation) procurement system, including cost and supply base strategy analysis**

+ **Experience managing over $1M spend in a buying/purchasing role**

+ **2-5 years of experience with gap analysis and identifying trends with large scale data sets**

+ **Intermediate or above proficiency with Microsoft Excel (including macros, pivot tables, VLOOKUP)**






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



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




**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: 2019-10-25 Expires: 2019-11-25

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