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Procurement/ Purchasing Manager

Kelly Services
Oakland, CA 94606
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Kelly Services is currently hiring for a Procurement Manager for one of our customers in Oakland, CA. Our customer is a leading company in the food production industry and they are actively looking for a qualified candidate to join their team.



Salary: 100K+ DOE


Collaborates with other departments and leadership to identify and develop needs and requirements for equipment, materials, products, and acceptable substitutions.

Ability to master supply chain fundamentals, including the principles of logistics, inventory management and procurement.

Assesses current material availability; reasonably predicts future availability based on the market, delivery systems, and other variables.

Prepares and presents market conditions and merchandise cost reports.

Prepares and processes purchase orders and requisitions for materials, supplies, and equipment.

Required to make crucial decisions. Included are an understanding of how to weigh benefits and drawbacks, forecast results and make quick choices to accomplish goals.

Drafts, explains, and implements instructions, policies, and procedures for purchasing and contract management.

Evaluates and approves conditions for issuing and awarding bids.

Required to secure the most beneficial deals with suppliers. To negotiate successfully, this role knows how to assess internal parameters, evaluate supplier needs and devise compelling offers.

Resolves grievances with vendors, contractors, and suppliers.

Maintains and/or implements purchasing and recordkeeping systems.

Acts as the companys representative in negotiations with suppliers.

Coordinates removal or disposal of surplus materials.

Administers the departmental budget.


Bachelors degree in related field required.

At least three years of experience in related field required.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proven negotiation skills.

Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Strong supervisory and leadership skills with the ability to effectively train others.

Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.

Understanding of business and management principles.

Thorough understanding of materials and supplies used in the company.

Proficient with ERP Systems, Microsoft Office Suite and/or related software

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**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/non-traditional 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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2021-02-01 Expires: 2021-03-04

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