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Procurement Engineer

Kelly Services

Libertyville, IL
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Job Title Procurement Engineer

Jobid US33Y8NR_BH1443193

Location: Libertyville, IL, 60048, USA

Description Kelly Engineering Resources is searching of an outstanding **direct hire opportunity** for a **Procurement Sourcing Engineer.** This role is a really good fit for an individual that has both an **Engineering background and experience sourcing/purchasing** of **large, complex highly engineered assemblies** that include **pumps, pressure vessels, valves, HVAC units, contract manufacturers, machining** etc. In this role, you would join the custom engineering group that bids, designs and implements high dollar industrial facility equipment.

**Job Scope of the Procurement Engineer -** Reports to the VP of Supply Chain and indirectly reports to the Engineering Manager. The three elements of this role will be:

+ read and interpret technical specifications: blueprints, schematics, technical specifications
+ develop a streamlined purchasing process and vendor list parts
+ source and develop new suppliers while analyzing current suppliers.
Will work with vendors, new suppliers, applications engineers, project engineer and purchasing.

**Essential Responsibilities of the Procurement Engineer:**

+ Develop an preferred supplier program that meets meets both quality, project timelines and provides the best cost to the company.

+ Drives consistent sourcing decisions

+ Streamline the menu of parts available and drive consistency between the Application group and Design group.

+ Aggressive analysis of current suppliers and continuous competitive pricing for high dollar items

+ New product supplier identification for existing or new technologies.

+ Ensure back up vendors exist for all commodities.
+ Conduct buy versus make analysis on key or repeated purchases
+ Prioritize, create (internally or outsourced) and maintain costing tools for the Application Engineering group to ensure consistent and accurate pricing
+ Communicate with engineering team on purchasing process and vendor/supplier utilization
**Qualifications of the Successful Procurement Engineer:**

+ Bachelors Degree in Engineering highly preferred, MBA a plus
+ Must be able read technical drawings from engineers, BOMs, blueprints, schematics and understand the costing, quality and other deliverables related to selecting a supplier.
+ 3+ years' purchasing/supply chain experience in the following commodities: pumps, valves, rotating equipment, pressure vessels, HVAC/plumbing, large complex electro-mechanical assemblies, contract manufacturers, machining, etc.
+ Prior experience developing a master vendor list of suppliers related to the above commodities is a plus.
+ Ability to work with little supervision and have excellent communication skills when working with Engineers, Project Managers, Manufacturing, Accounting, Customer Service and Quality.
+ Interpersonal skills to be firm when choosing a supplier/vendor
+ Demonstrated negotiating experience on expected volumes vs. historical volumes
+ Demonstrated experience creating and developing supplier relationships and contracts required to support and grow dynamic business.
+ Proficient with all MS Office Tools, with mid level Excels skills and the ability to open an read CAD files.
**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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