Kelly Services Manufacturing Purchasing Analyst in Charles City, Iowa

Note: This is a full-time, direct-hire,No C2C, 3rd party or H-1B at this time. This position is ONSITE in Charles City (50616). We appreciate all of our applicants, but we are not able to sponsor at this time. This position will pay up to 65k.

Purchasing Analyst

The principle purpose of the Purchasing Analyst is to serve as the liaison with the vendors with a goal of achieving significant reductions in the cost of materials & services. Being confident and a good negotiator is important for this position to be able to get desirable terms for contracts.


  • Regularly compose requests for information. Gather and analyze information needed for requests. Communicate Company needs with vendors.

  • Regularly compose and analyze requests for proposal. Evaluate and compare vendors.

  • Perform negotiations of goods and services to be delivered or given

  • Host vendor visits and meetings.

  • Document costs for all vendors and generate reports on savings from SAP.


  • High School diploma. Associates or Bachelor’s degree in business management or related field beneficial.

  • 2-4 years procurement experience in a manufacturing environment. Chemical/ Pharmaceutical intermediate and cGMP manufacturing experience preferred.

  • Previous supervisor/management experience preferred.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to analyze global market trends.

  • Detail oriented, analytical, organized and objective in a fast paced environment.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications particularly Excel, Word and ERP systems (SAP preferred).

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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.

AboutKelly Services ®

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