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Kelly Services Buyer, Fort Wayne, IN in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Buyer, Fort Wayne, IN

12 month contract via Kelly Engineering

Must Have

  1. SAP experience

  2. Bachelor’s Degree

  3. Buyer/Procurement experience

Job Specific Requirements

  • Kelly Engineering is seeking a Buyer to work in its facility located in downtown Fort Wayne.

  • Control Box Division produces control boxes that are used in small, medium, and large roof top units along with refrigeration and HVAC markets.

  • In this role, the employee will manage the supply chain for assigned commodities such as metal, hardware, and labels and must be able to work in a fast-paced environment. The employee will also plan, analyze, procure and expedite components utilizing accurate purchase order placement to meet sales demands, monitor and maintain acceptable inventory levels, and achieve on-time deliveries to meet our customer's production schedules.

  • The position will work closely with other departments on new product introductions, accounts payable maintenance, and supplier quality issues. The purchasing analyst will interface with scheduling, global sourcing, customer service, manufacturing engineering, expeditors, and quality departments to meet on-time delivery metrics in a highly volatile business environment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Buying/Procurement of a variety of metal, hardware, and label components to be used in the manufacture of Control Box units at our Whitepath facilities located in Georgia and Mexico.

  • Assurance of timely delivery and inventory management in a high demanding work environment.

  • Materials requirements planning (MRP) for inventory control, supplier selection, and supplier quality.

  • Daily analysis review and evaluation of changing work orders by commodity.

  • Access and analyze multiple systems to ensure supplier on-time-delivery of 100% and ability to use business judgment to resolve problems to get to root cause.

  • Make significant contributions to the team by applying own knowledge of buying/procurement function from past experiences.

Education

  • BA/BS degree with 2 to 5 years’ experience as a buyer or procurement specialist; or

  • MA/MS degree with 0 to 2 years’ experience as a buyer or procurement specialist

Experience/Qualifications

  • Strong inventory control skills

  • Ability to understand and manage planning of materials utilizing an MRP

  • Experienced with SAP

  • Expert skill with Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Access

  • Great customer service and communication skills

  • Must possess a strong work ethic, dedication to the company, ability to overcome challenges, and a willingness to learn new systems

  • Must have attention to detail, be very organized, and thrive in a fast-paced work environment

Important information: This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Why Kelly®?

Kelly Services is committed to employee inclusion through our dedication to foster an innovative workforce by recognizing, celebrating, and embracing the diversity that all Kelly employees bring to our organization and our customers.

As a worker today, it’s up to you to take charge of your career and look for opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential. Helping you find what’s next is what we’re all about. We know what’s going on in the evolving world of work—just ask the nearly 500,000 people we employ each year. Connecting with us means getting the support, guidance, and opportunities needed to take your career where you may have never imagined.

About Kelly®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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Why Kelly ® ?

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly® Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, we’re here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re a leading advocate for temporary/non-traditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live. Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.

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