Kelly Services Buyer - Manufacturing in Mckinney, Texas

A market leader in automotive suspension is hiring a Sr Manufacturing Buyer to procure goods, materials and services to ensure the company’s operational needs are met, taking into account price, quality, and delivery and to ensure continuity of supply.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILTIES:

  • Ensure continuous supply of required goods and materials and communicate any supply problems; eliminate/mitigate risks which may impact production and business operations.

  • Solicit formal and informal bids, prepare bid specifications and coordinate bid process, considering TCO and leveraging volume/spend across all divisions.

  • Minimize company exposure of excess and obsolete material; review & drive appropriate action to reduce inventory reserve amounts.

  • Develop, audit and maintain vendor performance records and make recommendations for corrective action where required.

  • Manage the Non-Conforming Material and Warranty process to ensure claims are resolved within allotted time-frame.

  • Review and respond to annual NAFTA solicitations and/or COO requests with accurate part description, value, material, etc. to avoid penalties and delayed shipments.

  • Responsible for compiling data and submitting monthly Purchasing scorecard performance.

  • Maintain ERP supplier master database with accurate information.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in related discipline and CPM/CPIM/CPSCM preferred.

  • IMDS, NAFTA and Export Compliance experience a plus.

  • Must have manufacturing background experience.

  • Must have steel fabrication experience.

  • Must be proficient in MS Office software, particularly, Excel.

  • Must have extensive experience w/ ERP systems, such as Oracle, JDE, SAP, QAD.

  • Ability to problem solve and identify root cause & implement corrective action.

  • Ability to manage, prioritize, and complete multiple assignments while meeting deadlines.

  • Must be attentive to detail and consistently demonstrate a high degree of accuracy.

  • Track record of identifying & implementing cost savings initiatives.

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.