21 days old

SR Buyer

Kelly Services
Dayton, OH 45410
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Kelly Engineering is seeking an energetic **full time/permanent Buyer** to lead and manage the global strategic sourcing process for our clients New Program Introduction (NPI) activities in the **Dayton, OH area** . This individual will be responsible for conducting RFQs, negotiating the best total cost for components, executing commercial agreements and the project management of APQP procurement milestones associated with PPAP and SOP.

This position works closely with many departments, including Sales, Engineering, Program Management, Operations and Quality.

**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Execute the Strategic Sourcing Process elements for New Program Introduction (NPI)

+ Manage and conduct RFQs for new program components and testing services.

+ Negotiate the key sourcing terms (cost with year over year reductions, payment terms, freight terms, MOQ, lead-time, etc) for new suppliers and new components and execute commercial agreements with global suppliers and customer directed buy suppliers.

+ Complete new supplier and new part number templates for data input into Oracle ERP.

+ Issue supplier discrete POs for pre-production and PPAP requirements as well as blanket POs for production requirements.

+ Track and report APQP KPIs for New Program milestones, such as RFQ, PPAP and POs.

+ Manage and complete the New Program Launch Readiness Checklist to ensure internal and external PO and MRP parameters are established for Planners and Production Buyer.

+ Manage the sourcing process for engineering changes.

+ Develop, drive and execute cost savings activities for new program components.

+ Identify and implement departmental process improvements.

+ Manage, nurture and strengthen internal and supplier relationships.

+ Managerial Responsibility

**Skills and Abilities:**

+ Strong negotiation skills to ensure best total cost of components purchased from domestic and global suppliers as well as customer directed buy suppliers.

+ Familiar with purchase order commercial terms and total cost management concepts.

+ Strong analytic and problem-solving skills to quickly resolve conflicts with data driven solutions, both internally and externally.

+ Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects to ensure on-time delivery of key supplier deliverables and milestones.

+ Ability to think strategically and understand financial concepts and impacts.

+ Solid mathematical skills with the ability to apply concepts such as exchange rates conversions, imperial to metric conversions, fractions, percentages and ratios.

+ Ability to communicate effectively within a diverse and global workforce environment and build strong relationships at all levels, both internally and externally.

+ Ability to read and understand engineering prints preferred.

**Education and Experience:**

+ Bachelors degree strongly preferred in Supply Chain, Business or Engineering field.

+ Associates diploma with 10+ years of relevant procurement experience in the automotive industry.

+ Experience in a manufacturing industry is required with automotive industry preferred.

+ Experience with Oracle ERP systems preferred, or SAP.

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

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**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 and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.


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Posted: 2022-06-06 Expires: 2022-07-07

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