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Purchasing Manager

Kelly Services

Aurora, OH
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Job Title Purchasing Manager

Jobid US588YCT_BH1436520

Location: Aurora, OH, 44202, USA

Description **Purchasing Manager Position Available (Direct Hire) - Aurora OH**

Kelly Services is currently seeking a Purchasing Manager for one of their top manufacturing companies in the Aurora, OH area.

**Job Responsibilities**

+ Managing and optimizing of the assigned department Purchasing
+ Designing the business process „procurement“ in such a way that all required supplies and services can be purchased in the appropriate quality, at the right time and at the most favorable cost
+ Fulfillments of KPI’s, targets and focus activities of the department materials management to contribute to company results
+ Disciplinary and functional leadership responsibility for assigned staff
+ Responsible for planning, administering, and completing assigned projects
**Team Responsibilities & Accountabilities:**

+ Complies with company policies and work instructions to ensure efficient management of the business. Development and maintenance of such work instructions. This includes both work instructions as well as the department purchasing manual.
+ Implement the requirements of quality management system as they apply to the department.
+ Participate in training and audit programs to support continuous improvement as required.
+ Active input on Excess and Obsolete inventory team.
+ Team member of S&O Planning team to improve lead times
**Team Self Development/Leadership Responsibilities:**

+ Continually seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and cultivate positive working relationships with staff.
+ Promote a department staffed with empowered, cross-trained Buyers working with the highest of integrity in an environment of trust, security and mutual respect.
**Management Responsibilities:**

+ Plan, organize, direct and supervise the efforts of the assigned employees. (3 direct reports)
+ Conducts performance appraisals in accordance with the company’s procedures, recommends transfers, upgrades and remuneration of assigned staff.
+ Where necessary, enforces disciplinary procedures, codes and guidelines.
+ Review and collaborate with staff for the identification and implementation of needed training and skill attainment.
+ Mentor and develop staff as well as supporting succession planning.

+ Bachelors degree plus three to five years related experience in the purchasing field or the equivalent
+ Experience with strategic and global sourcing, as well as the SAP Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system required.
+ Experience with negotiations, contract law and U.S. / global anti-trust laws preferred.
+ Formal certifications (APICS – CPIM, ISM – C.P.M., CSPM or PMP) preferred.
+ Cross-cultural competence and experience preferred.
**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies inindustry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premiersource of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firmwith an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the varietyand flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or directhire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specificprofessional interests.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent 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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