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Purchasing Associate

Kelly Services
North Chicago, IL 60064
Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting contract opportunity with one of our leading clients!


**Title:** Purchasing Associate


**Location:** North Chicago, IL (Lake County)


**Duration:** 7 months **Overview**


+ Supports the company Operating Model Integration strategic business plan initiatives. This position

+ Specific focus on site deployment for Direct Procurement and coordinating Material and Vendor Data integration, Purchasing System Deployment and Cross-company Process Alignment.

+ Reports to the Direct Procurement Global Process Lead


**Responsibilities**


+ Help drive integrations globally as needed for multiple systems: Conducting training sessions, Validating/Cleansing Material and Vendor Master Data, Create and Maintain Vendor/Material Analysis file to be used in discussions with site leads

+ Frequently required to develop Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations as a visual reporting mechanism to management

+ Support working capital projects

+ Help build requirements for system changes and coordinate/execute testing

+ Support users globally on multiple purchasing systems including catalog, contract, sourcing, and vendor master related activities

+ Provide support in delivering system and process improvements


**Qualifications**


+ Bachelors Degree required

+ Minimum of 5 +years related experience within Purchasing or Procurement background

+ Proficient MS Office Suite including Excel (VLOOKUPS and advanced formulation)

+ Data analytics experience

+ Excellent customer service support

+ Strong communication (verbal and written) and organization skills


**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please contact Taryn Carbone ( taryn.carbone@kellyservices.com ) for immediate consideration.


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


Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.


**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: 2021-05-28 Expires: 2021-06-28

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