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Purchasing Specialist / Buyer

Kelly Services
Northlake, IL 60164
Kelly Services is currently partnering with a Manufacturing Company in the Nothlake Area. We are looking for a Purchasing Specialist to join the team.


**Role: Purchasing Specialist / Buyer**


**Salary: up to $75,000**


**Location: Northlake initially 100% in office with the potential to go on a hybrid schedule after training**


**Duration Direct hire**


**Hours: Experience with purchasing, expediting, quality/continuous improvement initiatives, and manufacturing safety practices.**


Job Responsibilities for the **Purchasing Specialist / Buyer**


+ Responsible for negotiating, executing and controlling supplier contracts and supplier agreements for your assigned location.

+ Responsible for supplier audits annually (travel required as needed).

+ Responsible for maintaining the electronic supplier SCORE Card for all raw material suppliers.

+ Design and implement various cost effective strategies of purchased materials.

+ Monitor costs of purchase materials, benchmark with other sites and ensure achievement of all targets.

+ Liaise with internal managers and outside vendors to anticipate their demand for goods and materials.

+ Evaluate current and alternative sources of supply.

+ Monitor inventory levels; place or release orders as required.

+ Procure all outside piece parts.

+ Procure outside completed assemblies for customer orders.

+ Procure and monitor all nylon and metal film materials for the Lamination Department.

+ Procure all resins and colorants.

+ Procure special resin and film materials for Research & Development.

+ Support Supply Chain and other departments in procurement related issues.

+ Create and maintain purchasing system that provides annually increasing economic value.

+ Responsible for correcting and/or reporting any potential food safety threats to personnel with authority to take action.

+ Motivate staff to accomplish common goals and continuously improve from current/past practices to result in cost reductions, process improvements, and higher customer satisfaction.


**Requirements for the Purchasing Specialist / Buyer**


+ 2+ years relevant purchasing experience from a manufacturing company

+ Ability to be the sole purchaser for the company

+ Experience with purchasing, expediting, quality/continuous improvement initiatives, and manufacturing safety practices.

+ Proven Experience with MRP and ERP software systems

+ MRP driven purchasing processes and controls

+ Make/Buy/Spend Analysis

+ Negotiating Agreement

+ Purchasing & Procurement

+ Result Focused

+ Working with Financial Info


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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.


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.
Posted: 2022-07-13 Expires: 2022-09-08

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