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PU01 - Buyer

Kelly Services
Mountain View, CA 94035
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Kelly Services is seeking qualified candidates to serve as the Buyer/ Procurement Specialist for a Temp to Hire opportunity in Mountain View, CA!

Pay Rate: Up to $28.00/hr.


+ Initiates purchase orders for material requirements

+ Purchase of equipment, materials, supplies, and services

+ Research, evaluate, and buy products to meet operational needs

+ Maintains close coordination with the Production Scheduler/Supply Planner to ensure timely execution of product sourcing activities.

+ Analyzes MRP output and reorder point reports for feasibility

+ Negotiates prices and terms with suppliers, and recommends suppliers with respect to cost, quality and, delivery competitiveness.

+ Creates and updates Purchasing/ Receiving SOP's

+ Interviews and confers with current and prospective suppliers to determine supply capabilities

+ Negotiates prices and delivery terms with guidance from a senior buyer or the Manager of Supply Chain for assigned responsibilities.

+ Ensures all merchandise receipts are completed in a timely manner

+ Create spreadsheets and data reports to manage costs by department/material/project.

+ Work with planning to get forecast of consumable materials when taking on new clients and work to identify min/max levels per project.

+ Follows established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, and safety

+ Additional responsibilities and objectives will be added as needed based on business and area needs

+ Willingness to work during weekends, holidays and as required by the company


Required Experience/ Qualifications:

+ Bachelor's degree or commensurate experience

+ Two + year(s) experience in material procurement

+ Experience in a cGMP manufacturing environment

+ Relevant IT skills (able to work with Visio, Microsoft Project and, Excel)

+ Strong written and oral communication skills

+ Meeting management / facilitation skills / teamwork

+ Time Management

+ Ability to think strategically and tactically (detail-oriented)

Preferred Experience/ Qualifications:

+ APICS and/or ISM membership

+ Experience in biotech or biopharma industry

+ Experience using NetSuite or SAP systems


+ Must be physically capable to stand; walk; sit; bend; stretch; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch.

+ The employee is frequently required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

+ May occasionally move tanks up to 300 pounds (with assistance)

If you are interested, please apply directly to this job posting or email your resume to , subject line Buying Specialist, for review!

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

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the 440,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**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: 2020-09-07 Expires: 2020-10-08

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