Kelly Services Purchasing Manager in Oregon City, Oregon
Exempt/ Salaried position
Shift: 1st shift – 7:00am - 4:00pm
A worldwide leader in the contract design and manufacture of implants, instruments and innovative technologies for the orthopedic, dental and cardiovascular markets is seeking a Purchasing Manager.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Set and maintain stock levels to ensure maximum efficiency of working capital.
Recommend purchasing objectives and improvements in purchasing program.
Obtain lowest cost consistent with approved quality and delivery standards.
Develop purchasing plans and programs to implement company policy and objectives. Identify additional sources of supply for important materials and maintains a relationship with acceptable vendors.
Evaluate supplier performance to ensure quality of delivery and reliability
Keep informed of all new developments relative to materials and supplies and make recommendations designed to reduce costs and improve methods.
Maintain purchasing records as are needed by the Finance and Quality departments.
Handle negotiations with suppliers on all conflicts or questions on prices, deliveries and specifications.
Responsible for inventory valuation, may be required to lead the purchasing responsibilities for a commodity or set of commodities for the global business.
Hire, train, assist employees; handle complaints, discipline and changes in status; set performance standards; conduct performance reviews; provide information regarding company policy, rules, regulations.
Support continuous improvement and EHS initiatives.
Perform other related duties as directed or assigned.
7 years of related purchasing management experience, C.P.M., C.P.S.M. APICS preferred.
Bachelor’s degree in Purchasing, Supply Chain Management or equivalent.
Attention to detail, analytical thinking and Problem Solving.
Strong negotiation skills.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office including MS Excel .
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Some travel may be required.
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 ®
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