Kelly Services is currently looking to hire a Senior Buyer, Commercial/Marketing to work on contract for one of our top Medical Device/Pharma clients on-site in Rochester, NY.
OBJECTIVES/PURPOSE OF JOB
- Responsible for strategic and tactical purchasing responsibilities for sourcing of
- Commercial services necessary to support corporate functions.
- Must rely on extensive experience, industry/commodity knowledge, and sound analysis to plan and accomplish global sourcing and procurement goals and objectives.
- Subject matter expert for given commodities including staying current on purchasing best practices, and market trends and conditions.
- Participate and support multi-disciplined teams to develop and implement sourcing strategies and tactics.
- Manage Supplier relationships to drive improvements in total cost of ownership/acquisition through RFI/RFQ/RFP process, and support new product development.
- Procure and negotiate contracts associated with Commercial Services, including
- meetings, events, print, market research, etc., to support corporate functions.
- Develop and implement sourcing strategies to manage critical projects.
- Develop and maintain expertise for given commodities and industries inclusive of cost drivers, supply constraints and supplier base both on a local, national and global basis.
- Identify and present potential business opportunities to the Management Team.
- Collaborate with other business units as warranted.
- Monitor, measure and report Supplier performance in the areas of quality, delivery and customer service.
- Support Lean initiatives.
Education: BA or BS with related experience required. MS/MBA/CPM desired.
- 3-6 Years of experience in sourcing and procurement
- Commercial/Marketing/Meetings experience is desired.
- Proficiency in MS Office including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access.
- Experience negotiating with suppliers.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
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Posting ID: 600004835Posted: 2021-01-17