20 days old

Sourcing And Logistics Assistant

Kelly Services
Wilmington, DE 19893

Skill Requirements: degree in Supply Chain or related field is preferred not required Candidates must have strong customer service skills, be client focused and possess very strong interpersonal skills to deal effectively with the varying tasks and demands in this role. Strong communication skills, embraces and adapts to change, flexible and has a positive attitude. Strong computer (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook) capability and procurement systems (SAP) experience. Candidates must possess the ability to listen as well as communicate information in a clear, courteous, concise and logical manner. Good decision making, problem solving and analytical skills are needed as is the initiative and ability to follow through with attention to detail. Candidates must be solution focused, able to recognize the problem and works to develop a solution. Skilled at standardizing and simplifying processes to enable consistency in work practices across the center. Strong organizational skills to manage the heavy workload in this position and works well under pressure. Candidates must be able to work independently, requiring minimal supervision and possess strong time management skills, and have the ability to set priorities and deliver against their yearly goals. Being a strong team player who helps to create a positive environment and jumps in to help team members without being asked. As a key connect between clients, suppliers and buyers, candidates must exhibit a high degree of professionalism and tact. Has experience in more than one buy category. Key Core Competencies: Build sustainable customer relationships Innovation Teamwork/collaboration Communicating with Impact Embracing Change Analysis and Judgment Engagement Managing for Productivity Business Acumen


Job Description: The Procurement Specialist position is a global position instrumental in supporting the procurement agreements and transactional work for sites in North America/Puerto Rico. This position has numerous varied and complex tasks which must be handled efficiently and effectively to ensure that client, supplier, and buyer needs are met and is the primary interface regarding all matters related to inquiries, purchase orders, invoicing, purchasing documents and any other client service-related items in the handling of Procurement transactional work. This must be accomplished in a way that shows the highest regard for core values. Some of the key job responsibilities include: Responsible for preparing, negotiating, managing, and coordinating agreements supporting the procurement of various materials and services. o Buyer of record with execution authority o Points of negotiation may include, but not limited to - terms and conditions, lump sums, labor rates, mark-ups, and terms of payment o Create white paper agreements. Analyze orders to ensure correct Ts & Cs are used for the work being performed. As buyer of record, may engage Legal on Ts & Cs during the negotiation process with suppliers Monitor agreements to ensure that they do not expire. Upon expiration, make the decision and/or work with the buyer to address whether the agreement will be extended, canceled, or recreated. Serve as a resource to new buyers regarding S&L policies and procedures. After negotiations are complete by buyer, independently lead and handle all end-to-end processes. This includes setting up agreements appropriately, ensuring the correct Ts & Cs were used by buyer and raising questions/concerns if any found, obtaining authorizations, executing the agreement by getting appropriate signatures, and implementing agreements. Collaborate with supply chain and/or contract administrators to ensure agreements are implemented at the site level. Serve as key contact to handle day-to-day needs of the sites and suppliers, as well as use discretionary judgment to resolve issues that may arise in the absence of the buyer. Use discretionary judgment to independently assess workload to set priorities and adjust. This involves close interaction and integration with various businesses and functions to ensure uninterrupted supply in the receipt of goods and services, and ultimately in providing outstanding client, supplier and buyer satisfaction. Respond to critical delivery issues and use judgment to resolve issues in a prompt manner. Resolve supply, and invoicing issues with suppliers. Interface with both internal clients and external suppliers to resolve issues without leadership direction. Initiate, develop, facilitate and/or implement process improvements specific to service centers, commodities, and/or site procurement processes. Create standard operating procedures and training documents. Participate on global teams to drive standardization across global service centers. Drive to improve KPI performance As a reminder, please note that DuPont has announced the intended divestiture of a majority of its M&M business to Celanese Corporation. This includes the Engineering Polymers business; Vamac & Hytrel product lines; Microcircuit & Component Materials; and DuPont Teijin Films. The transaction is expected to close around the end of 2022, subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals. At the time of the transaction close, you are expected to become an employee of Celanese Corporation or its affiliate.

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

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, were here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.

**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 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: 2022-09-14 Expires: 2022-10-15

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