20 days old

Purchasing Specialist- 50k-70k

Kelly Services
Akron, OH 44308
Are you looking to put your Purchasing skills to use?

Kelly Services is recruiting for a **Direct Hire** opening east of Downtown Akron for the role of Purchasing Specialist for our manufacturing client that specializes in making Silicone Products.

_Hours 8am-4:30pm M-F_

_Pay- $50k-70k, DOE_

**Job Description:** The Purchasing Specialist is responsible for managing and administering The clients vendors and suppliers. This position will develop new strategies and ensure the company is getting the best possible value when making purchases on behalf of the company.

**Duties & Responsibilities:**

+ Support continuous improvement and cost control by identifying and implementing improved procedures and cost savings activities.

+ Assist in developing and maintaining a strong supply base.

+ Source new products and materials. Research and negotiate competitive pricing.

+ Issue Purchase Orders as requested by approved requisitioners and to support existing inventory models. Ensures POs are confirmed and monitored for on time delivery.

+ Review inventory for slow movement, review lots for aging, control of non-conforming stock and report results to supervisor.

+ Assist in solving quality issues and other non-conformances with vendors. Follows all established ISO procedures.

+ Ensure that production needs are met, consider optimum order quantities and reasonable stocking levels. Verify warehouse receives inventory accurately and timely into Oracle.

+ Evaluate and negotiate contract terms and conditions.

+ Serve as back-up for Inventory Analysts in the department. Must be able to do their jobs in their absence.

**Knowledge/skills/abilities:** Working knowledge and understanding of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures of purchasing, materials control, and inventory. Good verbal, written, and interpersonal skills. Work effectively within a team environment. Strong negotiation skills. Ability to work independently and in groups and be self-motivated in both settings. Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills. Outside of the box thinker. This includes being proactive in your approach to all issues in order to identify or eliminate potential problem areas. Ability to adapt to changing priorities

**Preferred Qualifications** : Oracle preferred (not required), Bachelors degree in supply chain, finance or other business related field preferred.

**Required Qualifications** : at least 1 year of purchasing; open to all degrees of experience

medical, dental, vision, 401K with matching contribution, paid holidays, paid vacation, PTO, long and short term disability, tuition reimbursement program and bonus.

Please email resume to Joe at

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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.

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Posted: 2022-09-05 Expires: 2022-10-06

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