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Purchasing Manager

Kelly Services
Mt Holly, AR 71758
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**Purchasing Manager Position Available (Direct Hire) - Mt Holly, AR**

****Relocation Assistance Available****

**Kelly Services is currently seeking a Purchasing Manager for one of their top manufacturing clients in the Mt Holly AR area.**


The Purchasing Manager is responsible for leading all crucial aspects of the supply chain processes. They oversee a group of talented professionals to achieve company goals in a timely manner. They will interact with vendors, find innovative solutions to supply chain issues, and provide timely updates of their teams performance. In all tasks, the Purchasing Manager must strive to minimize use of company resources while maximizing profitability.


+ Hire, retain, and develop the best possible talent to give our Company a competitive advantage.

+ Develop a supply chain / purchasing strategy including negotiating and sourcing supplier contracts; identify alternate resources.

+ Develop and manage a Supplier Scorecard.

+ Sets and reviews inventory levels to meet customer demands.

+ Plans and schedules department functions to ensure the prompt delivery of supplies and amount required.

+ Responsible for supplier relationship to ensure the best quality, cost and delivery, as well as maintain supplier alliances, information sharing, customer support and technological advancement with suppliers.

+ Maintain compliance and minimize risk in regard to environment, health, and safety (EH&S)

+ Oversee product sourcing (Direct Materials, MRO, Packaging, Logistics) initiatives to improve cash flow and drive operational and cost efficiencies

+ Work closely with CI, Operations, Quality, Finance, Engineering, IT and plant sites to create a fully integrated system moving product to Point of Use while driving out waste

+ Mitigate/Eliminate any supply risks and supply chain disruptions

+ Manage and report on operating systems in a timely manner with the utmost integrity

+ Create and implement company-wide standardized policies, procedures and systems

+ Create, and potentially present purchasing strategies to all levels of the organization


+ Engaged leader, providing a clear vision, plan of action and direction to execute that plan

+ Strong leadership skills with a roll up the sleeves management style

+ 4-year degree in Supply Chain, Materials Management or equivalent experience

+ 5-7 years of experience as a Supply Chain professional

+ 3-5 years of experience management experience

+ Manufacturing experience

+ Proven experience negotiating purchasing contracts, sourcing items with alternative suppliers

+ Develop a supplier scorecard for on-time delivery and quality

+ Strong, hands on working knowledge of ERP/MRP systems

+ Working knowledge of lean tools and continuous improvement ideologies

+ Excellent knowledge of MS Office (specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint required)

+ Up to 20% travel necessary

+ Ability to lead effective and efficient meetings

**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. 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.

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Posted: 2020-02-19 Expires: 2020-04-16

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