Company: Kelly Engineering Resources ( Learn More )

General Information
$13.50 - $18.50 /Hour
4 Year Degree
Not Specified
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Job Description

Kelly Services® has been providing outstanding employment opportunities to the most talented individuals in the marketplace. We are proud to offer a 4 month contract opportunity to work as a Buyer in a prestigious Fortune 500® Medical Device company located in Memphis, TN.Job Description: 

  • Reports to Supevisor of Planning Procurement with primary responsibilities including: 
  • Establishing and controlling production schedules to include placing and expediting orders from raw materials to finished goods inventory. 
  • Plans orders to support Master Production Schedule. 
  • Interacts with Marketing Engineering Core Group MIS and suppliers to maximize labor material utilization. 
  • Also coordinates inventory management activities. 
  • Good written and oral communication skills are a must. 
  • Must demonstrate leadership and organizational skills.
  • Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

    1. Establishes and maintains production material inventory and purchase plan to support the master schedule.
    2. Maintains contact with the marketing product management forecasting legal departmental Regulatory Affairs customs house broker manufacturing teams and Accounts Payable.
    3. Maintains current status of all raw materials and purchased component shortages that affect or will affect the assigned product line.
    4. Releases and expedites shop orders and analyzes current short capacity.
    5. Assists in development of annual material orders and contracts.
    6. Coordinates the timely resolution of rejected purchased materials.
    7. Executes purchase orders and changes to achieve optimum delivery of materials in economical lots.
    8. Ensures availability of purchased materials necessary to support the production plan while maintaining the inventory within budgeted limits.
    9. Reviews and maintains data base integrity of assigned product lines.
    10. Quotes new and existing projects maintains valid competitive quotations on existing products and issues purchase orders to approved suppliers as per company policy. 

    Other Functions: •**These are non-essential job duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

    1. Interacts with Manufacturing Teams Engineering and Cost Accounting for the assigned products.
    2. Assists in EDCN process and initiates changes as required.
    3. Performs special assignments as required.

    Educaiton and/or Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree OR 4 years of relevant experience may be substituted for Bachelors Degree. 
  • MINIMUM: High school diploma along with 4 years of relevant experience. 
  • DESIRABLE: Some college background with professional recognition and APICS certification.
  • Three years production planning and purchasing. 
  • MRP experience - Desirable. 
  • PC expertise - Desirable. 
  • Focus programming would be helpful.
  • Important informationThis position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. To be considered for this position, you must use the “submit now” button below to submit your resumes. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position ([Click Here to Email Your Resumé]) however your resume must be received via the “submit now” button included within.By working with Kelly in this role, you would be eligible for:
    • A competitive hourly pay rate with weekly checks
    • Access to newly expanded Medical Plan options
    • Online continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center
    • Several employee discounts
    • And more!

    Why Kelly®?

    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 professional interests.

    About Kelly 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 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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