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Sourcing/Logistics Assistant

Kelly Services
Wilmington, DE 19893
Due to Covid this position will start with the successful candidate working from home. As the company allows workers to return to work this position will be 40 hours onsite


Job Description: The Sourcing & Logistics Specialist position is a global position instrumental in supporting the sourcing agreement and transactional work for sites in North America. 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, sourcing documents and any other client service related items in the handling of Sourcing transactional work. This must be accomplished in a way that shows the highest regard for DuPont core values. Some of the key job responsibilities include: As buyer of record, develop procurement strategies in conjunction with the businesses and/or commodity team CTQs. 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. Research and analyze labor/market rates to enable better negotiations. Ensures competitive pricing by suppliers versus industry trends and market place dynamics. May evaluate and select suppliers in terms of quality, service, cost and capability 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 May work independently to set up or support auctions for buyers. 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 priority and make adjustments. 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. Lead & make decisions based upon supply/demand need for their respective commodity, mostly without the buyer being involved. Respond to critical delivery issues and use judgment to resolve issues in a prompt manner. Seek out alternate supply options in the case where material is allocated or unavailable. Resolve quality, service, 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 to facilitate training both within WSC and in the other global service centers. Participate on global teams to drive standardization across global service centers. Drive to improve performance on Service Center KPIs


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, ESourcing, Ariba) 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.

**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.

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

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