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Kelly Services, Inc.

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Kelly Services, Inc. - Coventry, RI

Buyer

Kelly Services

Coventry

RI

Job #660689570

Buyer

Coventry, RI

Temporary

$24-27/hr

Kelly Financial Resources is seeking a Buyer to work with one of our premier clients, a growing and innovative manufacturing and sales firm in Coventry, on a temporary basis for at least 6 months. Our client had to reshuffle some of their current personnel in the finance department due to a SAP implementation and therefore needs extra help. The Buyer will support the purchasing effort of vendor selection, order placement and expediting. This entails sourcing and determining ultimate vendors through competitive bids, negotiating purchasing contracts, inspection of vendors’ facilities, issuing of purchase orders and resolving problems arising in the course of a purchase transaction.

Responsibilities & Duties

Performs complex buying strategies to purchase and arrange timely deliveries of supplies and materials; expedites as needed and serves as liaison between vendors and users, getting prior approval for purchases in excess of established limits. Resolves complex delivery, quality or other related problems with purchases and invoices. Updates project plans and purchasing systems; reviews and analyzes requisitions and supply plans for domestic and international purchases. Negotiates prices, terms and quality requirements; prepares requests for quotes and assists in the development of new supply sources; evaluates market conditions. Performs value analysis to identify cost improvements.

Qualifications

Bachelor degree in Supply Chain, Business, Finance or similar discipline with at least 4 years of experience, preferably in purchasing.

Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable

Ability to Negotiate Contract and Pricing with attention to on-time delivery and quality.

Ability to work well with a team

Able to thrive in a high-stress and fast-paced environment

Familiarity with SAP Hana a plus

Good analytical, problem solving, project management and organizational skills.

High level of competence with MS Office products, specifically in Excel. Experience with V-lookup, pivot tables and Access is strongly preferred.

This is an urgent need. Please apply to this posting ASAP or send your resume directly to ~~~ for timely consideration.

Why Kelly

With Kelly, accounting and finance professionals like you will have access to some of the world’s

most respected companies—providing you with challenging, high-visibility projects that can transform

your career. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100â„¢ companies, and more than 3,000 finance and accounting

hiring managers rely on us each year to access the best temporary and full-time talent: people like

you.

Let us help advance your career today.

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.

Updated 05/08/2018

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Buyer Kelly Services, Inc. - Coventry, RI, United States

   

Location: Coventry, RI

Company Profile:
William Russell Kelly founded the company in Detroit on October 7, 1946, operating as the Russell Kelly Office Service. He is widely credited with pioneering the modern temporary help industry. The company was renamed Kelly Girl Service in 1957, and it became Kelly Services® in 1966 to reflect the growing services of the company. Established in the International Marketplace In 1968, Kelly Services opened its first international office in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The company’s first European office opened in 1972 in Paris, France. Today, we offer a full suite of outsourcing, consulting, and staffing solutions—delivered globally from over a 70-year heritage of dynamic talent innovations. Total Sales Revenue in 2016 was $5.3 billion. Fortune U.S. Rank Kelly Services is currently ranked 490 in the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest companies.