16 days old

Purchasing Buyer

Kelly Services
Hyattsville, MD 20785
**Job Description**

1. Responsible for selecting, negotiating terms, pricing and purchasing wholesale inventory.

2. Researches and selects vendors in given circumstances, evaluates vendor performance, utilizes different vendor sources to fill as directed.

3. Follows up back orders, expedites delivery of orders, and makes special arrangements for delivery; communicates to the sales department or customer the expected delivery date or status of special order merchandise.

4. Maintains an up-to-date filing system on pricing and vendors to ensure immediate and accurate access to information.

5. Searches out alternate vendors during periods of shortages or stock-outs.

6. Responsible for maintaining and managing stock levels in the warehouse.

7. Evaluates the profitability of new and old products.


1. Must have great organizational skills

2. Multi-task oriented

3. Ability to communicate effectively with sales representatives and vendors by telephone, in person, or through written communication; assimilate information and make decisions; work under pressure in a detailed, organized manner.

4. Must have good people skills

5. Must be computer literate

Education & Experience

1. 2-3 years of buying experience or equivalent education.

2. College degree is desirable.

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

As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping
you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ
each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

**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. 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, including, but not limited to, minorities, females,
individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.
Posted: 2019-10-28 Expires: 2019-11-28

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