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Purchasing Manager

Kelly Services

Kalamazoo, MI
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Job Title Purchasing Manager

Jobid US33Y9AP_BH1437609

Location: Kalamazoo, MI, 49048, USA

Description **Purchasing Manager**

**Kalamazoo, MI**

**Kelly Financial Resources**

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a **Purchasing Manager** in Kalamazoo, MI. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

+ Develop, lead, and execute purchasing strategies
+ Generate and distribute accurate request for quotations and purchase orders
+ Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
+ Monitor and forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
+ Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
+ Perform cost vs. requirement analysis
+ Assess, manage, and mitigate risks
+ Establish standard operating procedures for purchasing; monitor the effectiveness of procedures; revise and improve purchasing processes
+ Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
+ Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
Qualifications include:

+ BS degree in supply chain management, logistics, or business administration
+ 3+ years’ experience in the procurement of materials/equipment/supplies
+ Proven working experience as purchasing manager or associate
+ Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
+ Interest in market dynamics along with a keen business sense
+ Skilled at negotiation and networking
+ Working experience of vendor management software
+ Ability to gather and analyze data and to work with figures
**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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