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Sr Purchasing Specialist

Kelly Services
Niles, OH 44446
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 Sr Purchasing Specialist for a top fortune 500 company in Niles OH.


**Title:** Sr Purchasing Specialist


**Duration:** 6+ months


**Location:** Niles OH


**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**


+ Under the direction of the Senior Buyer and Production Control Manager, the junior buyer will purchase material from approved suppliers at the most favorable price consistent with quality, quantity, delivery and other factors.

+ Coordinates delivery and quality activities involved with the procurement of material and scrap sales.

+ Manage the administrative activities associated with material procurement by following established procedures and guidelines. Activities include (but are not limited to) checking supplier approval, preparing POs, receiving material, ensuring material specifications are met, updating the MRP system, retention of mill certifications and specifications.

+ Under the direction of the Senior Buyer and Production Control Manager, manage the administrative activities associated with inter-group sales of excess materials.

+ Maintain thorough communication with internal customers (Shipping, Sales, Quality departments) to provide information and assist with requests.

+ Request material quotes from approved suppliers, determine most cost effective and favorable terms and place orders ensuring compliance with vendor LTAs.

+ Using the MRP system and materials planning spreadsheets, identify shortages or where there is negative delta of materials ensuring sufficient product is purchased to support the plant schedule.

+ Manage the supplier reviews process maintaining performance and corrective action information.

+ Manage the administrative activities associated with scrap sales. Activities include (but are not limited to) preparing scrap lists, sending lists out for bid, coordinating deliveries, and retention of scrap bids and sales.


**Qualifications:**


+ Candidate must have SAP Experience with a strong knowledge in Logistics / Materials Management functions.

+ Storeroom experience is a plus.

+ Working knowledge and demonstrated use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and MRP systems.


**Education / Experience:**


+ High School Diploma or Equivalent; and three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


**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 ( micn083@kellyservices.com ) 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** **** **?**


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 440,000 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 (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.
Posted: 2021-05-17 Expires: 2021-07-17

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