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Purchasing Specialist

Kelly Services

Oak Brook, IL
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Job Title Purchasing Specialist

Jobid US41ALEF_BH1360139

Location: Oak Brook, IL, 60523, USA

Description Kelly Services is currently seeking a **Purchasing Specialist** for one of our top clients in Oak Brook, IL.


+ This position will be responsible for the execution and oversight of projects related to the purchasing of construction items for multiple, concurrent projects across the U.S.
+ The Purchasing Specialist reports to the Operations Manager and will support the broader Supply Chain organization with its reporting and savings analysis needs.

+ This position requires heavy organizational, as well as strong communication and interpersonal skills to work in a cross-functional environment.
+ Attention to detail and the ability to work under a time sensitive environment is a must.
+ This position will work closely with its management as well as key internal customers in Design and Development, and Regional Development Teams, as well as external stakeholders including suppliers and General Contractors.

+ Responsible for the Requisition to PO activities associated with key materials for our client s construction spend
+ Manage the scheduling and shipments of materials to our clients job sites Interact with field customers to understand and finalize each construction project s buy-out requirements and schedule including specific purchasing needs and timeline
+ Work with suppliers and general contractors to communicate and follow-up on requirements and commitments
+ Review supplier quotations and construction drawings to ensure accuracy and appropriateness and resolve any discrepancies escalate if needed
+ Manage suppliers to ensure agreed upon requirements are met including delivery of products/services to construction sites and warrantees
+ Coordinate with field customers to troubleshoot and make decisions as needed related to discrepancies or issues as they arise
+ Ensure purchase orders are created and invoices are handled appropriately including all necessary authorizations
+ Communicate status and issues proactively to field customers and external stakeholders to ensure alignment across groups
+ Proactively identify opportunities for improvement in processes and procedures
**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

**Benefits and Perks:** You’ll enjoy competitive pay as well as a comprehensive array of benefits for which you may be eligible, including:

+ Health Insurance
+ Dental Insurance
+ Vision Insurance
+ 401 (k)
+ Paid Time Off
+ Paid Holidays
+ Online Training via the Kelly Learning Center
**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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