Kelly Services Purchasing Manager- Westbrook in Westbrook, Maine

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for processing orders for goods, services and supplies, including preparing and processing requisitions; obtaining requisitioned materials, supplies and services; ensuring that suppliers meet contractual commitments; troubleshooting problems with delivery, price and quality of materials; and communicating issues to necessary stakeholders.


-Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for the procurement of goods, services and supplies for customer-related business processes, or for internal use.

-Obtain requisitioned materials, supplies and services considering inventory strategies and total cost to IDEXX in support of company operations.

-Confirm/Audit Purchase orders against Supplier Confirmations.

-Ensure that suppliers meet or exceed contractual commitments, and that correct optimal prices are paid for materials and services.

-Troubleshoot problems with delivery, price and quality of material, recommending solutions as appropriate.

-Process returns and credits as needed.

-Identify, research and/or resolve invoice issues.

-Identify and recommend process improvements.

-Ensure audit compliance and order accuracy.

-Work with accounts payable for new vendor set-up.

-Perform periodic SAP system clean up.

-Assist and/or prepare metrics and reporting.

-Participate in special projects as needed.

-Perform other duties as assigned.


8:30 am - 5 pm


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION:High school diploma or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE: * Typically 2+ years of purchasing skills/experience*


-Ability to work well with others in a professional environment, which can involve stressful situations at times.

-Strong communication skills, both verbal and written with internal customers and external suppliers

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Solid negotiation skills with working knowledge of negotiation tactics and techniques

  • Ability to problem solve

  • Solid working knowledge of SAP/MRP system and scheduling concepts

  • Strong computer skills in MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access)

  • Capable of extracting data from company systems and MM modules as required


  • Extensive sitting, phone and computer use. Capable of standing continuously for up to 2 hours. Extend and reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers. Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crouch. Ability to communicate verbally on phone and in person. Fluency in the English language.


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