Kelly Services Buyer in Carol Stream, Illinois
Kelly Engineering Resources has an EXCELLENT position for a Buyer for a short-term contract near Carol Stream, IL
Buyer Position Summary:
Responsible for purchasing various electro-mechanical and electronic parts and components to meet assembly and manufacturing process requirements, in addition to purchasing MRO supplies as needed.
Buyer Position Responsibilities:
Establishes partnerships with subcontractors for the purchase of quality parts and supplies in order to meet manufacturing requirements.
Purchases raw goods and expedites orders to meet production schedules.
Resolves any discrepancies on purchased goods.
Reviews MRP action messages and takes appropriate action.
Negotiates with vendors for goods and services, to obtain the best possible price, lead time and service guarantee.
Orders components and supplies for all departments.
Works closely with Receiving Department to ensure all components are properly received and trace delinquent arrivals from purchase orders.
Partners with other department Team Members to support and complete various responsibilities, projects and or tasks as necessary
Performs other related duties as assigned by Team Leader(s)
Buyer Skills & Role Qualifications:
Expert level knowledge and experience managing an MRP system, QAD preferred.
Excellent negotiation skills.
Attention to detail and ability to accurately manage contractual processes.
Ability to conduct web-based sourcing.
Ability to resolve part shortages and material discrepancies on a timely manner.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Knowledge of ISO requirements is a plus
Buyer Education & Experience :
B.A. or B.S. Operations Management, Business Administration or related field (Preferred)
3-5 years’ experience in purchasing both electro-mechanical and electronic components in a manufacturing environment
International supply chain knowledge and experience
Foodservice manufacturing industry (Preferred)
APICS certification is a plus
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
AboutKelly Services ®
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Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is
committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity
is The Law.