Buyer

Post #
7745
Company
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Department
Purchasing
Hours/Shift
Full-time; M-F
Salary
$46,062 annually; Includes a comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties

Sources HRI and PBC customers’ procurement needs; communicates with suppliers regarding purchase agreements, disputes or questions related to price, delivery or specification; gathers information for use in purchasing decisions; evaluates purchasing options; places purchase orders for materials, equipment, merchandise and supplies; follows up on orders; reviews contract pricing for materials purchased for the organization to ensure that Roswell Park is receiving the appropriate pricing per contracts; reviews and investigates invoice discrepancies versus the purchase order; assists with data validations to determine best overall financial and clinical value.
 

Qualifications

Applicants will have a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Procurement, Finance or a related field or an Associate’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Procurement, Finance or a related field and the equivalent of two years of full-time purchasing or contract management experience in a healthcare, business or corporate environment or a High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma and the equivalent of four years of full-time purchasing or contract management experience in a healthcare, business or corporate environment. The preferred candidate will have the following: high proficiency in Windows and Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word and Excel; possess the ability to perform complex cost validations; possess experience with placing and expediting purchase orders; and proficiency in the use of pivot tables, data reporting and MMIS systems. The preferred candidate will also have excellent customer service skills and good oral and written communication skills.

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