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Buyer - Military veterans preferred

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Kelly Services, Inc.

Detroit, MI

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Detroit, MI\r
Kelly Financial Resources\r
We currently have an exciting contract opportunity for a Buyer in Detroit, MI.\u00a0 Daily activities include, but are not limited to:\r
\tManage Planning, Sourcing, RFQ (Request for Quote), RFP (Request for Proposal), and PO placement processes\r
\t\tAnalyze, evaluate and issue requests for proposals as a result of customer requisition\r
\t\tRequest supplier quotation from suppliers\r
\t\tAnalyze the supplier quotation with RFQs issued and approve purchase orders\r
\t\tSend follow ups to the stakeholders for clarification, if necessary\r
\tCommunicate timing and process cadence to internal and external customers\r
\tDrive philosophy of continuous improvement on cost, quality, and delivery\r
\tRepresent DPSCD at cross-functional program management meetings with other Purchasing departments\r
\tDeliver cost savings objectives/best price using all purchasing tools available (targets, competitive bids, etc.)\r
\tNegotiate contracts and commercial rates\r
\tDrive and coordinate target setting process\r
\tSupport pricing and target negotiations\r
\tPrepare status reports to support Purchasing reviews\r
\tEscalate Purchasing issues to leadership team as required\r
\tResolve account queries\r
\tIdentify process improvements\r
\tSpearhead and complete special projects\r
\tManage relationships and day-to-day execution with suppliers and internal customers around supply, quality, delivery\u00a0\u00a0\r
\tBuild positive relationships with the supply base and internal customers by:\r
\t\tActing like a partner\r
\t\tTrusting and being trustworthy\r
\t\tCommunicating with consistency\r
\t\tBeing fact based\r
\t\tThinking value not just price\r
\tFulfill other duties and responsibilities as assigned\r
Qualifications include:\r
\tBachelor\u2019s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, or Finance\r
\tAt least 3-5 years of procurement experience\r
\tExperience in public education setting is a plus\r
Why Kelly\u00ae?
With Kelly, accounting and finance professionals like you will have access to some of the world\u2019s most respected companies\u2014providing you with challenging, high-visibility projects that can transform your career. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100\u2122 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.
Kelly Services\u00ae

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 2016 was $5.3 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.]]

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Kelly Services, Inc.
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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.

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