Purchasing Manager

Kelly Services - Redwood City, CA3.9

As Purchasing Manager, you will oversee all purchasing and inventory management functions. You will partner with the operations and finance teams to help build and maintain efficient processes and procedures for supplier and inventory management.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This role is responsible for:
Establishing processes and procedures for efficient procurement and inventory management
Establishing and/or maintaining relationships with suppliers
Supplier negotiation and supplier selection
Placing orders with supplier and confirming pricing and availability
Confirming purchase orders and ETA with employees that generated requests for purchases
Manage warehouse staff and all order fulfillment activities
Oversee receiving of all supplies and services
Managing the preparation and reporting of monthly inventory
Reporting of purchasing trends, supply usage, and contract performance
Other duties as assigned

3 - 5 years of experience
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Experience with ERP, Purchasing, and/or Inventory Management Systems
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook)
Detail orientation and ability to work with large product numbers
Ability to work efficiently under stress and time pressures
Valid California Driver’s license with clean record
Ability to physically bend, reach and lift up to 50 pounds

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