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Jr. Buyer - Military veterans preferred

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Kelly Services, Inc.

Long Beach, CA

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Kelly Financial Resources is currently recruiting for a Jr. Buyer for an Interior Design company in Long Beach, CA.\u00a0 This is an excellent temp to hire opportunity with ample opportunities for professional growth and development.\r
If selected for this position, duties would include:\r
\tReview production orders and schedules to ascertain product data such as types, quantities, and specifications of all materials required to maximize production schedule and avoid downtime\r
\tSchedule delivery dates of all materials in order to meet or exceed production schedule requirements\r
\tWork with operations, sales and shop supervisors to plan production schedule, establish priorities and sequences for manufacturing products, and assure that all materials are on hand in a timely fashion\r
\tWork with operations, sales and shop supervisors to resolve operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to minimize costs, maximize efficiencies and prevent operational delays\r
\tAble to procure domestic and offshore finish goods\r
\tReview fabrication drawings to determine material needs\r
\tReview, approve and process requisitions for all materials needed\r
\tCoordinate with design and engineering to insure viability of using specified plans and materials\r
\tNegotiate with mills, service centers and vendors to obtain \u201cbest in class\u201d products and services to include price, availability, and delivery schedule\r
\tReplenish raw materials with Epicor\r
\tWork closely with multiple vendors (domestic and foreign) to assure most favorable terms, to include pricing, payment terms, delivery and storage/processing\r
\tPrepare and process bid requests and subsequent placement of Purchase Orders\r
\tReview bid proposals and negotiate contracts within and budgetary limitations and scope of authority\r
\tMaintain procurement records on all materials, products and services, to include purchase history, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories\r
\tDiscuss defective or unacceptable goods or services with management to determine source of trouble and take prompt corrective action\r
\tArrange for the orderly disposal of surplus materials\r
\tFollow up on orders placed on a daily basis and keep track of open purchase orders for month end\r
\tMaintain good communications with operations and evaluate replacement materials when needed\r
\tNegotiate material returns to vendors to obtain RA and or credit to the account\r
\tVerify inventory levels prior to placing orders to avoid overstock\r
Qualified candidates will possess the following:\r
\tBachelor Degree required\r
\tProduction Manufacturing/Fabrication Background\r
\tAble to perform RFI/RFP programs\r
\tStrong analytical and planning skills\r
\tAbility to work independently\r
\tSolid interpersonal and communication skills\r
\tExcellent time management skills\r
\tStrong Excel and Word skills\r
As a Kelly employee, you\u2019ll have access to world-class perks, including:\r
\u2022Kelly-sponsored Affordable Care Act health care coverage available to eligible employees\r
\u2022Group insurance options*\r
\u2022Service bonus plan\r
\u2022Holiday pay plan\r
\u2022Weekly electronic pay options\r
\u2022Online training campus that provides more than 3,000 free courses to help improve and develop skills\r
\u2022Exclusive online employee community\r
\u2022Employee assistance program available at no cost\r
\u2022Corporate discounts\r
\u2022Transportation Spending Accounts\r
-Offered and administered by Leslie & Associates. These plans are not sponsored by Kelly Services.\r
If you are interested in advancing your career with this opportunity, apply now for immediate consideration.\r
Why Kelly\u00ae?\r
At Kelly Services\u00ae, we work with the best. Our clients include 95 of the Fortune 100\u2122 companies, and more than 70,000 hiring managers rely on Kelly annually to access the best talent to drive their business forward. If you only make one career connection today, connect with Kelly\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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