Kelly Services Buyer in North Canton, Ohio
Buyer (North Canton, Ohio)
Our client, a driving force behind innovation, is a currently hiring a Buyer.
This position is a Direct Hire role.
Client is a dynamic non-profit organization that offers its employees the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to creativity and innovation in America- a true entrepreneurial culture that rewards creativity and ambition.
The Buyer will provide purchasing support to the Supply Chain department. Responsibilities will include maintaining inventory, tracking shipments, and material purchases for the organization. The Buyer will also research and pursue vendor relationships offering quality products and services, and will seek out the most competitive rates.
Collaborate with product development team to understand business functions in assessing and effectively fulfilling material and service needs as it relates to projects, facilities and other program needs
Research and analyze domestic and international suppliers
Maintain purchase order system to ensure accurate and efficient use of Great Plains system, inclusive of generating and tracking purchase orders, under the direction of the Director, Operations
Secure quotes; recommend vendors with respect to cost, quality and delivery
Review purchase orders and contracts to ensure compliance with terms and conditions
Receive and enter products into Great Plains system; maintains inventory in system, reviewing open purchase orders and inventory reports
Work closely with the Accounting team to initiate check requests, resolve invoice discrepancies, vendor payment and ensure proper purchase order coding
Other office/clerical duties as needed
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Excellent negotiating and problem-solving skills
Ability to respond to and meet changing deadlines
Ability to multi-task and respond to all requests in a timely manner
Understanding of international logistics
Attention to detail and highly organized
Ability to prioritize
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AboutKelly Services ®
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