Kelly Services Temp-to-Hire Buyer Opportunity in Brooklyn Park, MN in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

Temp-to-Hire Buyer Opportunity in Brooklyn Park, MN

This is a Temporary to Permanent position reporting to the Advance Sourcing team. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring the coordination of all procurement activities to support a project team. Attend project meetings and provide a communication focal point between the project team and the Advance Sourcing team. The buyer will assist and help facilitate a smooth handoff to the appropriate material buyers as this project life-cycle approaches completion.

Length of Contract: 1 year

Pay: $26/hr - $27.75/hr

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Conduct request for quote exercises, placement of purchase orders for goods and services and maintain proper documentation for status updates during project status reviews.

  • Responsible for creating and maintaining purchase orders and ensuring purchase price compliance, i.e. confirming that purchase order price always matches supplier quoted price.

  • Responsible for Supplier and Item Master set-up within an Oracle database.

  • Strong purchasing background in Electronics/Electro-mechanical components is preferred.

  • Serve as a primary focal point and liaison between suppliers, and project teams throughout the project life cycle.

  • Ensure a clear understanding and communication of requirements between suppliers and project teams.

  • Ensure the timely availability of goods and services throughout the project life cycle.

  • Ensure compliance to OSTA Purchasing Policy and OSTA Quality Management System.

  • Support Advance Sourcing Manager (ASM) to develop a robust sourcing and supply chain strategy throughout the project life cycle.

  • Manage the resolution of purchased price variances, Accounts Payable discrepancies, receiving discrepancies.

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

Education*:

  • Associate’s degree is preferred, preferably in business, engineering, purchasing or supply chain

Experience*:

  • Strong purchasing background in Electronics/Electro-mechanical components.

  • Procurement experience in the Medical Device Industry is preferred in NPD environment is highly desired.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Oracle experience is required

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word)

  • Must be able to communicate effectively at all levels, both verbally and in writing.

  • Must have strong attention to detail.

  • Strong customer service skills and analytical skills required.

  • Must be able to collaborate and work well within cross-functional teams.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively at all levels, both verbally and in writing.

  • Strong time management and the ability to organize and align project tasks.

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