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Purchasing Specialist - Stone Mountain, GA

Kelly Services
Stone Mountain, GA 30087
**JOB DESCRIPTION**



Seeking an experienced confident high energy professional who is self-directed and capable of managing multiple-tasks to completion in a fast-paced environment. This individual must possess a strong personal desire to succeed. Successful Candidate will be responsible for ensuring production material and MRO are available to meet customer requirements and constantly driving to improve the quality, delivery and cost of all purchased material. The position will collaborate with manufacturing, planning, commodity management, logistics, quality, engineering and finance personnel in the completion of duties.



**RESPONSIBILITIES:**




+ Procures production material and services at the lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability of source and urgency of requirements

+ Identify and manage cost out projects from beginning to end

+ Manage suppliers at local site

+ Ability to use/review MRP system to assure suppliers meet demand requirements

+ Selects suppliers from Approved Supplier list, issues RFQs, analyzes proposals, negotiates price and delivery, issues and/or adjusts purchase orders in a timely manner

+ Participates/leads supplier business meetings to maintain strong working relationships

+ Interfaces with Accounting and Receiving to resolve invoice and receiving issues

+ Work directly with production, inventory control, quality control, engineering, customer service to maintain adequate supply of purchased components

+ Support quality initiatives at local suppliers

+ Monitor supplier performance and take actions as required to make needed improvements





**Education / Certifications**




+ BS/BA degree

+ Preferred CPM or CPSM Certification|



**Experience/Qualifications**




+ Project management experience with the ability to manage multiple projects with minimal supervision

+ Strong negotiation skills and analytical skills

+ Minimum 3-5 year experience in Purchasing and demonstrated management of others in plant manufacturing environment.

+ Business experience in low volume/high mix product industries preferred

+ Excellent interpersonal, written/oral communication skills and teamwork skills

+ Experience with MRP systems and MS Office applications




**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/non-traditional 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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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Posted: 2020-10-12 Expires: 2020-11-12

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