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Purchasing Manager

Kelly Services
Elgin, IL 60120
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Kelly Services is seeking an experienced Purchasing Manager in Elgin, IL.

This is a Direct Hire, Permanent position, meaning you will be hired permanently with our client and offered their competitive benefit and vacation package upon hire.

Our client is rapidly growing and offering advancement opportunities to help build your career and skillset. They offer a culture that is second to none, where you will immediately feel like part of this company. They are a company that values its employees, provides training, support, and tools to continuously grow skill set, ability, and success. Our client offers an excellent training program, with an excellent internal promotion rate.

**Salary:** $85-95k, plus potential annual bonus if the company meets annual goals

**Hours:** daytime


The primary purpose of this position is to support all functions of purchasing and material procurement and managing inventory related to our products.

**Essential Duties & Responsibilities**

+ Prepare and process Requisitions and Purchase Orders for the procurement of goods, services, and supplies.

+ Analyze purchase requisitions versus inventory targets, service considerations, demand, and sourcing options prior to generating Purchase Orders.

+ Coordinate shipping methods and confirm delivery schedules.

+ Manage the PO release process considering supplier minimum order quantities and inventory targets to satisfy MRP demand.

+ Monitor and resolve supplier issues related to quality, service, and delivery performance.

+ Maximize supplier performance and opportunities for favorable sourcing, pricing, terms, and service. Validate, revise and/or recommend changes to system data parameters through internal collaboration and external communication with suppliers.

+ Communicate supplier delivery issues to Operations, Supply Chain, and Customer Service teams. Maintain timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices and other documents.

+ Review/analyze month[1]end reporting.

+ Analyze, spend, and provide recommendations for improvements in cost and processes.

+ Develop and maintain a competent supplier base to ensure quality goods and services.

+ Well versed with general purchasing terminology, purchasing plans, and negotiating strategies. Experience negotiating contracts for goods and services by soliciting competitive quotations.


+ Four-year college degree, preferred.

+ Minimum of five (5) years of work experience in procurement. Preferably in the electronics industry. Working knowledge of inventory practices.

+ Highly organized, detail oriented and comfortable working in a fast paced, high-volume environment, with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.

+ Ability to communicate effectively with department leaders in a clear and professional manner.

+ Ability and willingness to work within existing IT systems.

+ Strong knowledge of Microsoft office products, especially Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

**What are the perks?**

+ Job stability

+ Open door policy

+ Very supportive management team

+ Working for a company that values its employees, provides training, support, and tools to continuously grow skill set, ability, and success

+ Lots of room to grow

**What are the benefits?**

+ Medical

+ Dental

+ Vision

+ Life/AD&D

+ Long Term Disability

+ Short Term Disability

+ Holiday pay

+ Vacation pay

Does this sound like you? Apply now!



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**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 Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

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Posted: 2022-09-19 Expires: 2022-10-20

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