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.

Position Responsibilities:

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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