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PU01 - Buyer

Kelly Services
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

As a Buyer, you will plan and purchase raw inventory assigned in support of Production.

Will be responsible for managing supply and demand for assigned commodities and monitor and communicate supplier performance for delivery and quality.

This role involves significant interaction with Warehouse Operations, Engineering, Accounts Payable and Suppliers.

A few other responsibilities you will have are listed below:

Evaluate requirements, manage MRP, and maintain the ERP system in support of material availability needs Analyze demand requirements for materials into detailed plans and schedules for inventory acquisition.

Generate and maintain purchase order requirements and communicate to suppliers

Negotiate the need to expedite or defer purchase orders in support of working capital

Supplier Relationship Management Provide leadership in the preparation for and/or participation in supplier negotiations.

Monitor and communicate supplier performance for delivery and quality through supplier scorecards

Resolve customer service and product quality issues and complaints by identifying root cause and ensuring appropriate actions are taken with suppliers

Material planning to ensure the desired customer service level while meeting inventory plan numbers for turns and excess.

Matching invoices to assist Accounts Payable in payments and purchase orders.

Analyze and select parts for KanBan and Supplier replenishment programs, establishing KanBan quantities and supplier Minimum and Max level.

Identify and reduce or eliminate waste in all areas of supply chain

Where purchase recommendations are inappropriate, assist to identify root causes for errors and apply countermeasures so that future recommendations are accurate.

Investigate and resolve material outage conditions, identify root cause and provide recommendations on corrective actions.

**Minimum Qualifications** : BS or BA degree or equivalent experience; 5+ years experience in purchasing, production planning/scheduling, or inventory management in a manufacturing, MRP environment; Proficiency in ERP/MRP systems; 1+ year experience in Excel

**Preferred Qualifications:** ERP experience in Oracle APICS certification

This position requires a results-oriented, quality-conscious approach with an appropriate sense of urgency and attention to details.

Ability to plan and organize effectively.

**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: 2019-11-08 Expires: 2019-12-09

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