Kelly Services Buyer in Michigan City, Indiana

Associate Buyer

Buyer will purchase industrial goods that may include castings, machined parts, fabrications, engines, motors, mechanical subassemblies, electronics, fasteners, fittings and MRO’s.

Duties and responsibilities:

Purchase Order Management & Order Execution through MRP

Non-Conforming Material Management

Invoice and Pricing Resolution

Expediting and Order Tracking

Internal Status Communication

Departmental Metric Accountability - On-Time Delivery, Material Flow, Inventory Management

Establishing Accurate JDE Planning Parameters and Material Replenishment Strategies

Various Procurement Planning Tasks

Work with planners to obtain delivery dates for production shortages, and report back to the production team

Enable supplier participation with Supplier Web tool

Daily Supplier Management and Communication

Cost Negotiation/LTA Management



BS Degree or equivalent work experience

Professional experience:

5 years’ purchasing, planning or supply chain experience within industrial manufacturing

Knowledge of MRP system(s) (JDE) and Microsoft Office applications\

Excellent verbal and written communication skills a must.

Ability to manage multiple priorities, adapt to changing business conditions, and work well across all levels of the organization

Ability to creatively solve problems

Self- Motivated and Assertive

Strong interpersonal and active listening skill

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 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.