13 days old

Purchasing Assistant

Kelly Services
Hot Springs, AR 71914
**Lets figure out whats next together.** If you ask us, this job looks pretty great. Kelly Professional & Industrial is looking for a Purchasing Assistant to work at a leading food manufacturer in Hot Springs, AR. Sound good? Take a closer look below.

**A Purchasing Assistant job might be an outstanding fit if you:**

+ are detail-oriented

+ take pride in your work

+ are reliable and have good attendance

+ want to join a great company that values efficiency, teamwork, and their employees

**Purchasing Assistant ** manages purchases that supports the site KPIs, customer demands, and required shipping schedule. The Supply Chain Assistant supports the business by preparing, analyzing, monitoring and reporting on performance metrics. Ensuring data accuracy and developing tools/processes to effectively communicate information are key to the position. The individual must have the ability to multitask, troubleshoot, make concise recommendations, and implement timely solutions within the business.

**Primary Job Duties**

+ Support Business Objectives

+ Manage purchases with focus on maximizing production efficiencies and reducing scheduled down time.

+ Balance JIT (just in time) production requirements with inventory quantities and working capital.

+ Develop and improve technical skills to perform analysis quickly and efficiently

+ Create relationships with team members; share knowledge and lead team activities

+ Promote change in a positive manner by addressing cross-functional gaps

+ Continuously improve key supply chain projects and processes

+ Data Maintenance and Project Work

+ Support global effort to cleanse ERP data

+ Document physical supply chain processes, such as workflows, cycle times, or system flows.

+ Maintain up to date information in resource data bases

+ Analysis

+ Complete monthly root cause analysis on inventory, aged inventory, expired inventory, and service trends

+ Define performance metrics for measurement, comparison, or evaluation of supply chain factors

+ Work with plant operations teams to meet inventory targets while maintaining customer service levels

+ Identify complex problems, review related information to develop and evaluate options with intent to implement solutions.

+ Improve reliability of capacity reports monthly; work with other functional areas, such as sales, marketing, finance, production to increase accuracy

**Minimum Qualifications**

+ 2+ years experience in supply chain or related field (manufacturing, operations, accounting, finance)

+ High school diploma or equivalent

+ Familiar with Microsoft Office Suite, ERP systems, Macros and VBAs

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills

**Shift and Pay Rate**

+ Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm, $15-$17.50/hr

**What happens next**

Once you apply, youll proceed to next steps if your skills and experience look like a good fit. But dont worryeven if this position doesnt work out, youre still in our network. That means all of our recruiters will have access to your profile, expanding your opportunities even more.

Helping you discover whats next in your career is what were all about, so lets get to work. Apply to be a Purchasing Assistant today!


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

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

**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: 2021-06-07 Expires: 2021-07-08

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