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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:** 12 months **Overview**

+ Support the purchasing of material and service orders supporting manufacturing and engineering.

+ Work with external users of the PTP (procure-to-pay) program. This includes SAP, SRM, SAP ECC and our work order management system, Maximo.

+ The role is critical in providing high levels of customer satisfaction to both internal employees and suppliers.


+ Ensure all requests for purchase are managed effectively and supported from creation of the requisition in Maximo to Purchase order in SAP and finally to warehouse receipt of materials.

+ Work closely with all users of the system, including maintenance, engineering, storeroom attendants, internal requisitioners and suppliers.

+ Maintain part factors assigned in work order management system to optimize purchase order processing and have a strong understanding of MRP re-order point and safety-stock setting functionality

+ Support Lake County storeroom operations and new product launches by setting up new storeroom items in work order system Maximo.

+ Create and issue purchase orders to suppliers and assist requestor in a subject matter expert capacity to efficiently process requests.

+ Assist with optimizing storeroom key performance metrics/ indicators through ensuring alignment with part and planning factors established in work order management system.

+ Responsible for running IBM Cognos Query Studio reports which provides information to effectively measure key performance indicators supporting MRO.


+ High school diploma

+ Minimum 1-2 years of experience is preferred

+ Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is preferred

+ Smartsheet is preferred

+ In depth understanding of all aspects of PTP, SAP, SRM, ECC and inventory control

+ Proficient users of procurement tools including SAP and work order management system Maximo

**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 ( ) 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: 2021-10-11 Expires: 2021-11-11

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