Kelly Services Buyer in Auburn, Washington

Kelly Engineering is seeking a Buyer for one of our top clients in Auburn, WA

Summary:

Coordinates the procurement and distribution of materials, parts, equipment, and supplies for the organization by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Coordinates all activities related to procurement of a commodity beginning with intent to purchase through delivery.

• Analyzes the requirements of the commodity, including preliminary specifications, preferred supplier, and date commodity is needed.

• Solicits and evaluates proposals for the requested commodity.

• Investigates and/or interviews potential suppliers to determine if they meet the specified requirements.

• Advises team members or management on the appropriate supplier to be used.

• Negotiates the lowest possible cost for the commodity balanced against the optimum quality and schedule needs.

• Implements purchase contracts that comply with company and government regulations.

• Assures that the commodity is delivered on schedule, at the negotiated price, and meets the quality standards of the company.

• Maintains timely control of orders, amendments, shipping notices, and other documents to assure accurate retention of records.

•Coordinates appropriate methods needed to distribute commodity in a cost effective manner.

• Assists with developing new sources for materials, components and/or machined parts

• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Skills/Qualifications:

•Bachelor’s degree in business or related discipline preferred

• Minimum 2 years + experience in an aerospace environment preferred

• Working knowledge of purchasing operational functions and responsibilities

• Proficient understanding of aircraft drawings, specifications and documents

• Excellent oral and written communication skills

• Effective negotiating skills and strong analytical ability

• Demonstrated ability to make independent decisions

• Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with various personality types

• Exhibit skills for planning, organizing and completing work projects

• Prior experience with ERP System, specifically Epicor Vista or Vantage preferred

Why Kelly ® ?

Kelly puts you in charge of your career, with access to cutting edge projects and technologies in

industry leading organizations. Top companies throughout the world have trusted Kelly as a premier

source of engineering talent and services since 1965. And engineering job seekers know Kelly as a firm

with an unmatched reputation for quality, integrity and professionalism. Whether you seek the variety

and flexibility of working on short term project engagements, or prefer contract-to-hire or direct

hire placement with our clients, apply with Kelly to explore opportunities that suit your specific

professional interests.

AboutKelly Services ®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world and have a role in connecting thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners. Revenue in 2017 was $5.4 billion. Visit kellyservices.com 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 is

committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity

is The Law.