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Senior Buyer

Kelly Services
Rockleigh, NJ 07647
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**Kelly Services** is currently seeking a senior level buyer to support a large auto manufacturer in **Rockleigh, NJ.**



This is a long term full time opportunity!



**Overview**



As a Senior Buyer you will be responsible for purchasing all indirect material and Professional services across the business reporting to the Senior Purchasing manager and local senior management. The role will be primarily covering the set-up of services & agreements to support the brand in the U.S market but will require leading all areas across Purchasing where & when required.



The position will be based at the Rockleigh office, located in New Jersey but will require occasional travel to supplier sites globally.



The role will be instrumental in leading, coordinating and managing sourcing activities across all areas on a daily basis, as well as negotiating current contracts. The role will lead, in conjunction with our stakeholders, all future local sourcing strategies leveraging suppliers where possible, as well as implementing local negotiations to global agreements.





**Main responsibilities**




+ Facilitate, coordinate and lead sourcing where required in conjunction with our Purchasing colleagues

+ Lead sourcing projects including setting localised sourcing strategies, conducting request for quotations and negotiate commercial and legal agreements

+ Reduce total cost of ownership by finding cost reduction opportunities

+ Create and maintain commercial relations with suppliers and internal stakeholders

+ Perform sourcing activities according to IDP sourcing processes

+ Maintain and develop the processes and legal contracts and templates

+ Support and review supplier strategies, market tests, bench marking

+ SRM & Workday ordering

+ Work toward individual agreed targets and objectives.

+ The role will evolve and develop over time as the organisation expands





**Required qualifications**




+ University degree or equivalent experience in Marketing Sales, Professional Service and/or Business

+ Fluent in oral and written English

+ Experienced in working cross-functionally

+ 5yrs experience working in the automotive or related MSS areas

+ Good presentations skills

+ Excellent knowledge of MS Office packages;

+ Good working knowledge of SRM software is a strong advantage





**Personal qualities**




+ Positive attitude & open minded

+ Strong communication (verbal and written) and social / collaboration skills

+ Excellent negotiation and commercial skills

+ Have a strong holistic view and high degree of courage, integrity and business ethics

+ Analytical and structured, self-managed, dynamic while being a team player

+ Business and performance driven

+ High ability to establish and develop networks and lead cross functional teams

+ Willingness to travel








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



As a worker today, its up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping
you find whats next is what were all about. We know whats going on in the evolving world of workjust ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ
each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.




**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. 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: 2019-09-27 Expires: 2019-11-30

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