Kelly Services, Inc.
Kelly Financial Resources
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Purchasing Manager
in Kalamazoo, MI. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Develop, lead, and execute purchasing strategies
Generate and distribute accurate request for quotations and purchase orders
Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness
Monitor and forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power
Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand
Perform cost vs. requirement analysis
Assess, manage, and mitigate risks
Establish standard operating procedures for purchasing; monitor the effectiveness of procedures; revise and improve purchasing processes
Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers
Determine quantity and timing of deliveries
BS degree in supply chain management, logistics, or business administration
3 years’ experience in the procurement of materials/equipment/supplies
Proven working experience as purchasing manager or associate
Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
Interest in market dynamics along with a keen business sense
Skilled at negotiation and networking
Working experience of vendor management software
Ability to gather and analyze data and to work with figures
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
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 kellyservices.com 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.
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Kelly Services, Inc.
Website : http://www.kellyservices.com
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.