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Purchasing Associate

Kelly Services

Bossier City, LA
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Job Details

Job Title Purchasing Associate

Jobid US2926JR_24406059

Location: Bossier City, LA, 71113, USA

Description **Job Description**

Job Duties

Reviews Purchasing reports and generates purchase orders

Processes Requests for Quotations (RFQs)

Analyzes quotations

Negotiates with suppliers / vendors to obtain best pricing and lead times

Follows-up with Vendors, as needed, to ensure materials are shipped and delivered as promised.

Maintains purchasing document files

Maintains powder and wet paint sample inventory and confirms color stability from batch to batch

Creates inventory part numbers when required.

Works directly with the Purchasing Manager and Other Purchasing Associates.

Works with Accounts Payable to resolve any invoice discrepancies.

Performs general clerical duties to support purchasing functions (placing orders, distribution P.O. and receiving forms, etc.

Other functions as assigned by Purchasing Manager

Job Requirements

3-5 years of experience in the Purchasing Field. Manufacturing experience is preferred.  A college degree is a plus.

Organized, detail-oriented self-starter, able to work independently in a fast paced environment.

Proficient in Windows, Microsoft Word, and Excel software.

Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Strong analytical skills and math aptitude

Clear communication skills

Problem solving / troubleshooting skills

Excellent negotiating skills

**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

At KellyServices ® , we work with the best. Our clients include 95 of the Fortune100 ™ companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to accessthe best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connectwith Kelly.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 peoplearound the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network oftalent 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 iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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