Negotiates with vendors and 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.
Applicants must possess 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 a Bachelor's degree in a business related field, will be proficient in Microsoft Office suite programs, and will have working Knowledge of Lawson or comparable MMIS systems. They will also have excellent written and oral communication skills, and exceptional customer service skills. The preferred candidate will also be highly organized with the ability to work independently in completing assigned tasks, will be a critical thinker with the ability to propose process changes to leadership team and have excellent customer service skills, the ability to prioritize work, have attention to detail, and have knowledge of the purchasing process.
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