Kelly Services PD02 - Procurement Analyst in Midland, Michigan

The Purpose of the Role: The individual in this role is accountable to support all procurement activities associated with specific category of spend for the Procure to Pay organization. S/he will be expected to develop a primary and secondary category specialization over time. In addition to supporting a particular category of spend, the s/he may support a Category Primary, the Contract Management Team, the Catalogue Management team, or Special Projects. Individuals in this role will support the Procurement organization to develop, deliver, and “operationalize” PtP end-to-end strategies to support the ability of the organization to realize best value for every dollar of spend.

Primary Responsibilities :

  • Prioritize, expedite and facilitate complex orders

  • Support complex spot buys and low threshold purchase orders as assigned

  • Support spot buy supplier selection

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of purchasing process standards and procedures

  • Drive buy channel standardization, educating users on proper methods of purchase (e.g., self-service, P-Card)

  • Provide expertise in purchasing to resolve Level III escalations from 3rd party managed services teams

  • Support managed services (Procurement and Accounts Payable) inquiries regarding complex contracts and purchase orders

  • Develop, coach and mentor peer buyers and analysts to perform complex buys, resolve escalations and support reporting needs

  • Capture and report metrics and KPIs, delivering to committed mutual service agreement and service level agreement goals

  • Perform quality audit to support managed services audits

  • Support internal and external audits

Critical Success Factors:

  • Prioritize, expedite and facilitate complex orders

  • Support complex spot buys and low threshold purchase orders as assigned

  • Support end-to-end work processes to deliver optimal solutions

  • Assist in the development and maintenance of purchasing process standards and procedures

  • Drive buy channel standardization, educating users on proper methods of purchase (e.g., self-service, P-Card)

  • Provide expertise in purchasing to resolve Level III escalations from 3rd party managed services teams

  • Support managed services (Procurement and Accounts Payable) inquiries regarding complex contracts and purchase orders

  • Develop, coach and mentor peer buyers and analysts to perform complex buys, resolve escalations and support reporting needs

  • Capture and report metrics and KPIs, delivering to committed mutual service agreement and service level agreement goals

Required Education/Experience:

  • 3+ years of experience as a buyer, preferably in the chemical industry, with experience in all aspects of procurement and issue resolution associated with end to end PtP processes

  • Ability to manage day to day activities and project work, delivering to committed results

  • Capability to coach and mentor others

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, with ability to transform data into meaningful and actionable insights

  • Shared Services and internal customer support experience a plus

  • Demonstrated collaboration skills, with the ability to partner with other business functions and internal stakeholders to meet targeted KPIs and business objectives

  • Strong communication skills (oral, written and listening, facilitation)

  • Ability to work with many levels of personnel and suppliers

  • Thoroughness, ability to think strategically but appreciate the detail

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.