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Kelly Services Expediter in Richland, Michigan

Kelly Government Solutions is currently seeking an Expediter to support one of our top government clients in Richland, WA on a contract assignment.

If you or someone you know are interested in this opportunity please contact Mike Zwada, at Micz597@kellyservices.com or apply online.


Performs expediting activities on a project, in a support office, or at a jobsite in accordance with Project Procurement and Functional Expediting Procedures. Ensures the timely delivery of materials and equipment to meet project needs. Represents Procurement at project team meetings.


  • Contacts suppliers to obtain timely submission of engineering data, and to follow-up on material acquisition, production progress and shipment.

  • Evaluates production schedules and progress reports from suppliers to determine if their programs and work progress meet jobsite requirements.

  • Compiles data needed to prepare the critical items reports or other supplementary reports as required. Coordinates the accumulation of data from project expediters and issues reports for the expediting group.

  • Coordinates with planning and scheduling, field material coordinators or jobsite project expediters and construction to establish priorities, sequences, and required delivery dates and instructs suppliers accordingly.

  • Expedites engineering for the timely review, approval, and return of engineering data submitted by suppliers.

  • Maintains a working file of expediting related documents and memoranda of conversations to record expediting activities. Maintains a system to initiate follow-up actions at appropriate times. Provides information for area expediting assignments for prime and suborders, as necessary.

  • Updates Procurement System and Supplier Performance Database in a timely manner.

  • Coordinates shipping arrangements or tracking requests with the project traffic representative.

  • Reviews material receiving reports against shipping documents to verify that material has been received at jobsite. Assists in tracing missing material.

  • Prepares supplier evaluations for input into the Global Supplier Information System.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor 's degree from an accredited college or university and six years of related experience including but not limited to Procurement, preferably in an engineering, procurement and construction environment. In lieu of formal degree, a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 12 years of progressive related experience including but not limited to Procurement, preferably in an engineering, procurement and construction environment.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Skilled in oral and written communication skills regarding technical and production matters with both project and supplier personnel.

  • Possesses shop expediting experience, significant experience in project expediting or other procurement related function.

  • Proficiency in using standard software applications, Procurement System, and Supplier Performance Database data input. Skilled in the use of the expediting module, and knowledge of other procurement modules.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in purchasing or subcontracts, including bid, evaluate, award cycle, execution of agreements, execution of changes, price and schedule negotiations, and commercial strategy.

  • Proficient in interpreting schedules to ensure that realistic milestones are established, that required activities occur on time, and that interface between activities is maintained.

  • Solid knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations, and applicable Agency Supplements.

  • Solid understanding of Governmental Contracts and the flow-down of applicable clauses and requirements.

  • Knows the applicable Corporate and global business unit policies and instructions, and Procurement procedures and guidelines that affect the work.

AboutKelly Services ®

As a workforce advocate for over 70 years, we are proud to have a role in managing employment opportunities for more than one million workers around the globe. We employ 550,000 of these individuals directly with the remaining workers engaged through our talent supply chain network of supplier partners. Revenue in 2015 was $5.5 billion. Visit kellyservices.com 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.