23 days old

Procurement Specialist

Kelly Services
Kansas City, MO 64106
**JOB TITLE: Procurement Specialist**

**WORK LOCATION:** Kansas City, MO

**DURATION:** 6 Months (Temporary to Permanent)


Assist in material release and conversion of PO requisition to firm Purchase Orders

Assist in forwarding of all site POs to vendors

Vendor interfacing for order specifics (re: quotes, order expediting, lot specifics, etc)

Receive order acknowledgement and forward to end users and admin personnel

Communicate late orders, missing acknowledgement with vendors

Revise POs as needed (pricing discrepancies, quantity adjustments, etc) and reforward to vendors

Resolve returns (obtain RMA from supplier)

Resolve receiving issues (fix required PO adjustments or glitches, amend POs for over shipment if approved, track

expected deliveries and interface with dock personnel if materials should be in house to ensure all receiving is being


Track standing orders / Service contract POs to avoid future accounts payable issues

Send out, receive, and transcribe vendor setup forms for site vendor setup requests. Interface with end users, vendors

and Finance to get vendors set up properly

Run JDE reporting. (spend, vendor lists, PO receipt status reports, chemical buy reports)

Interface with Finance to resolve Accounts Payable issues

o Resolve JDE PO status glitches

o Adjust POs with approval if needed

o Interface with dock personnel on latent receiving issues

o Research aged invoices / credits and interface with end users to attain proof of receipt of material / service to approve


o Work with end users to ensure services are being approved for payment

Direct material sourcing for cost savings and/or avoidance.

Working with the JDE team for system changes / additions. Running test modules to aid in implementation of version


Part of Global comparator chain to:

Source ancillaries for comparator contracts

o Source drug material

o Purchase material / ancillaries for comparator projects

o Join weekly comparator calls to ensure smooth flow of contracts

Involve in the Indirect procurement projects if requires

Any other assistance needed by the Procurement team in support of the purchasing activities.


Qualifications - External

Bachelors degree required.

Knowledge/Skills Requirements:

Good communication skills and works well with cross functional teams

Attention to detail is a must

Excel experience is a must

As least 3-5 years of Pharmaceutical transactional purchasing experience preferred.

JD Edwards experience required

Willingness to be flexible and help out in whatever capacity is needed

**Education:** Bachelors degree in Business or Management or equivalent in a related discipline. Scientific background a plus. Knowledge/Skills Requirements: At least 3-4 years of experiences in a strategic procurement position Ability to communicate effectively, both written and oral. Interact with a variety of professional, business, and technical leaders across all sites, internal customers, key stakeholders, and external suppliers Good knowledge of sourcing processes and Category Management Must be able to work independently and exercise good judgement Strong team player with an aptitude for learning systems and financial applications quickly Demonstrate the ability to effectively multi-task in a fast-paced environment Possess superior organizational skills JDE or enterprises planning system experienced preferred Soft skills: dynamic, proactive, stress management, negotiation, communication, relationship management

**Hours:** 8am-5pm

**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.

As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

+ Career guides, information and tools to help you successfully position yourself throughout every stage of your career

+ Access to more than 3,000 online training courses through our Kelly Learning Center

+ Weekly pay and service bonus plans

+ Group-rate insurance options available immediately upon hire*

**Let us help advance your career today.**

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

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**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 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.
Posted: 2021-05-28 Expires: 2021-06-28

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