22 days old

Purchasing Assistant

Kelly Services
Dexter, MI 48130
6 month position

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Value Stream Leader, the Purchasing Clerk is responsible to assist in the day-to-day activities of procuring raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, etc necessary for the manufacturing operation, along with the implementation, monitoring, and maintenance of KanBan pull system. Also has responsibilities for serial tags.


*1. Works with the Value Stream Leader to ensure necessary raw material, parts, supplies, etc are available at the plant to fulfill manufacturing orders.

*2. Assists in the research and evaluation of suppliers based on the price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production, and distribution capabilities, and the suppliers' reputation and history.

*3. Prepares purchase orders, solicits bid proposals and reviews requisitions for goods and services.

*4. Responsible for tracking and maintaining purchase orders from creation to close.

*5. Monitors shipments to ensure that goods arrive on time, and in the event of problems, contacts vendors and follows-up on problem.

*6. Attends vendor meetings to learn about products, services, and prices.

*7. Evaluates inventory to control levels and conducts cycle counting of inventory.

*8. Responsible for the implementation, monitoring, and maintenance of a KanBan pull system

*9. Inputs pricing structure.

*10. Assists in setting up and running serial tags.


High school diploma or GED required; secondary education preferred; 1+ year experience in a purchasing support role, preferably in a manufacturing environment; proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel required; experience with Syteline is preferred; excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills and ability to work independently and as part of a team; familiar with the lean manufacturing pull system

**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.

**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 is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
is The Law.
Posted: 2019-07-29 Expires: 2019-08-29

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