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Sourcing Specialist (Procurement)

Kelly Services

Milwaukee, WI
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Job Title Sourcing Specialist (Procurement)

Jobid US41L8MN_BH1432171

Location: Milwaukee, WI, 53208, USA

Description Every day, Kelly Services connects professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting 6+ month, long term contract opportunity as a Sourcing Specialist for a top fortune 500 company in Milwaukee, WI.

**Title:** Sourcing Specialist

**Duration:** 6+ months

**Location:** Milwaukee WI

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Individual will work closely with assigned Sourcing Managers and product segments as the local owner for assigned products.
+ These responsibilities include the execution of strategies to ensure realization of the business objectives for assigned products and part numbers, which includes the Cost of Bill of Materials, Target Costing and Should-Be Costing activities.
+ Developing & executing the local sourcing strategies that deliver a competitive advantage driving strategic supplier initiatives. This includes supplier selection, competitive quoting and supplier consolidation to ensure sourcing optimization and overall supplier performance.
+ Driving sourcing execution for assigned suppliers, including full accountability for buy and meeting deflation targets.
+ Performing detailed cost analysis of components & manufacturing processes used by our suppliers to ensure highest quality at the lowest cost solution.
+ Partnering with key local business stakeholders to ensure sourced material and services meet the needs of the business.
+ Driving improvements in sourcing processes including escalations due to delivery/quality issues, invoicing/payables issues, and database management. Supporting set up of Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPA’s) and costing information in Oracle along with supporting documentation.

+ Minimum of 5 years of commercial sourcing experience in all facets of the assigned commodities
+ Excellent communication skills and analytical skills with the ability to manage and develop supplier relationships
+ Proven ability to execute and deliver on commitments
+ Working knowledge of Oracle, Excel and PDM systems
**Education / Experience:**

+ Bachelor’s degree preferred
+ Bachelor’s Degree, or HS Diploma/GED plus 3 years work experience in the assigned commodity
**Important information:** This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please contact Michelle Niemira ( ) for immediate consideration.

**Why Kelly?**

+ As a Kelly Services employee, you will have access to numerous perks, including:

+ Exposure to a variety of career opportunities as a result of our expansive network of client companies

+ A competitive hourly pay rate with weekly checks

+ Access to newly expanded Medical Plan options

+ Online continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center

+ Several employee discounts

+ And more!
**Why Kelly** **®** **?**

At KellyServices ® , we work with the best. Our clients include 95 of the Fortune100 ™ companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to accessthe best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connectwith Kelly.

**AboutKelly Services** **®**

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 peoplearound the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network oftalent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit and connect with us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter .

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females,Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and iscommitted to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunityis The Law.

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