Purchasing Agent

ID 2022-11319
Location
Off-Site Distribution Center and Offices
Work Location
US-NC-Greensboro
Division : Name
Finance
Department : Name
SW-CONTRACT ADMINISTR
Category
PROFESSIONAL/MNGMNT
Position Sub-Category
NON-CLINICAL
Position Type
Full Time
Employment Type
Employee
Exempt/NonExempt
Exempt
FTE
1.00
Provider Schedule (specific schedule)
Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
On call Required
No
Sub Category
Non-Clinical

Overview

 
Responsible for selecting vendors for non-contract items, securing best price and delivery, and placing orders to facilitate and expedite the timely receipt of items as specified by user departments. Performs variety of duties to purchase material, equipment, merchandise and supplies according to organizational guidelines for cost, quality, and delivery.

 

Responsibilities

 

 
  • Reviews incoming requisitions, consignment requests and processes and completes unreleased orders.
  • Expedites critical, current and past due orders as required and advises requesters on status.
  • Maintains files/records for special orders.
  • Provides staff support and department trainer.
  • Investigates and reviews product information, working proactively with contract, Lawson Team and AP to adhere to best practices,

Qualifications

 

EDUCATION:
High School Diploma or equivalent - Required

Bachelors, Business Administration - Preferred

Preferred: Bachelor's in Business Administration or other related field.

 

EXPERIENCE:
5 years of purchasing experience - Required

Required: Minimum of 5 years in healthcare or other industry purchasing or related field

 

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRY/LISTING:
REQUIRED

Drivers License | Valid Drivers License

If driving a Cone Health vehicle, must have five (5) years of driving experience and MVR must be approved by Risk Management.

PREFERRED

GHX (Global Health Exchange) preferred and/or obtain within 1 year of hire date.

CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager) or CMRP (Certified Materials Resource Planner) preferred.

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