Kelly Services Buyer/Planner in La Crosse, Wisconsin

Buyer/Planner (Purchasing Specialist)

LaCrosse, WI

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5 month contract

Up to $17 p/h

Summary: This position is responsible for tracking and closing our direct ship orders. This requires accessing supplier shipping information and populating the Oracle system with the respective freight information. The position is also responsible for maintaining the purchasing attributes for the parts set up in Oracle. Creating and maintaining Standard Work Processes is also a part of this position.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The purchasing specialist is responsible for providing data entry support to the purchasing function, price changes and updates, lead-time maintenance, supplier set-up and purchase requisition issuance and tracking.

  • Responsible for follow up with suppliers on order acknowledgements, estimated ship dates and shipping cost to close Direct Ship purchase and customer orders.

  • Analyze and process direct ship purchase order holds.

  • Document purchasing attributes in Oracle system.

  • Support the On-time Shipping and Supplier Performance Measurement program.

  • Produce and communicate purchasing documents to suppliers (Tax Exemption forms, new supplier questionnaires, and form letters).

  • Support distribution of purchase orders and acknowledgement.

  • Support requests from Customer Service.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma and Associated Degree required.

  • Prefer a minimum 1 years’ experience.

  • Experience in purchasing or distribution operations environment preferred.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Must be able to comprehend purchasing and material planning business systems.

  • Strong data entry skills and the ability to produce error-free work required.

  • Good PC skills and knowledge of MS Office applications required.

  • Must have a positive attitude and ability to work well with others at all levels.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.

  • Will need to have a general understanding of A/P processes, able to match PO with Invoice.

  • Good excel skills, able to identify problematic processes/transactions,

  • Team player

If you are interested in the position, please apply to this posting with an updated resume.

Thank you for your time and I look forward to working with you.

Haley Wilson, Kelly Services, Engineering Recruiter

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