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Senior Buyer - Engineering & Capital

Kelly Services
Manatí, PR 00674
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**Senior Buyer - Engineering & Capital**

Provides sourcing expertise & support to all Engineering and Construction projects/initiatives across the AMERICAS region, as needed. Lead service and procurement support for a timely delivery of products and services, cost improvement and to achieve a high level of customer service. In this area Responsible for high dollar value procurement (individual purchase value ranging from $500k to over $5 mm) contract development, negotiations, creation & execution.

+ Provides site and regional procurement services to designated functional customers across the AMERICAS region.

+ Serves as one of the primary links between users and suppliers on a daily basis depending on site, nature of the issue and suggested mitigation steps.

+ Facilitates, across the region, the sourcing order placement process (if needed) and manages suppliers to ensure quality and service levels are maintained; resolves problems and service issues.

+ Creates alignment with site and regional customers to ensure early procurement involvement in the decision making process and optimizes negotiating leverage across various sites.Leads global procurement efforts to identify opportunities for better alignment and collaboration across sites (region).

+ Works with the category manager to implement financially validated cost savings/ cost avoidance methodology across sites and region and reports financial numbers to site/HQ finance and GP management on a periodic basis.

+ Ensures that all engineering and constructions projects are aligned with overall GP strategy for the category and involves central sourcing organizations as appropriate.

+ Conducts SRM (Supplier Relationship Management) seminars across sites within the region to identify innovative ideas and opportunities in mutual business.

+ Leads performance monitoring of existing suppliers and potential new suppliers with standardized metrics and reporting scorecards in all sites across the region. (Works with the GP Central

+ Sourcing Organization to develop tracking and service measurement specifications and monitor them on a regular and timely basis. Variables include cost savings, cost avoidance, customer satisfaction, project timeliness, vendor performance and strategic partnerships)

+ Liaison between regional SPMs and the central sourcing organization to leverage incremental opportunities that are not covered by local/regional master contracts.

+ Participates on a periodic basis, in company wide strategic sourcing teams to understand overall vision and category strategy from a global perspective.

+ Responsible for local/regional information requirements, as and when needed, from the central information systems (e.g. SAP) ensuring uploads of pricing and contractual information as they become available.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSBachelor Degree in Business, Science or Industrial Engineering.Six (6) years experience in purchasing including capital procurement and/or materials managementIn depth knowledge of purchasing related laws, Sourcing Methodology, and centralized information systems (e.g. SAP).Must have a strong customer service orientation with excellent analytic, interpersonal, communication and negotiating skills in order to successfully establish the new role of procurement within the organization and to meet procurement needs of the customer.Excellent navigational know/how within SAP (purchasing modules) necessary.Must have a proactive and creative approach to continuous innovation and improvement in delivering procurement services and identifying new opportunities.Must be fully bilingual (English and Spanish) Willing to travel within and outside the Island (US, Latin America)

**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**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 (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 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: 2022-06-20 Expires: 2022-08-20

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