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Company: Southern Illinois Healthcare
Location: Herrin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Your Career. Our Company. Together, We Grow. At Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH), we realize that in order to provide our surrounding communities with excellent care, we must begin by providing our employees with that same care and appreciation. We offer rich opportunities to develop and grow professionally, an environment of excellence in patient care, and the awareness that everything we accomplish is a direct outgrowth of the superb efforts and dedication of our employees. As a non-profit system of almost 4000 employees, we have won national acclaim for our cancer, cardiac, stroke, bariatric, breast imaging, and rehabilitation services. The Materials Management Buyer I is responsible for ensuring cost effective acquisition of products, services, and equipment. $15.29/hr minimum - $22.94/hr maximum (range increases based on education, experience and certifications) Responsibilities

  • Processes requisitions, confirms and acknowledges purchase orders.
  • Monitors variances.
  • Responsible for product returns.
  • Researches products.
  • Processes customer stock/non-stock/special/capital requisition in the Materials inventory management system, creates and transmits purchase orders to vendors.
  • Works closely with vendor sources to obtain quotes, bids, necessary vendor information and pricing structures in order to process requisitions.
  • Obtains order confirmations, verifies contract pricing in order to maintain the integrity of the Materials database.
  • Maintains records; requisitions, purchase orders, quotes, and related documents to aid in establishing a clear audit trail.
  • Coordinates with vendors to resolve order issues, back orders, substitute items, and identifies discrepancies and order exceptions.
  • Actively processes product returns to vendors and monitors credit due.
  • Conducts product research, cost comparisons, and spec requirements to advise the end user of the appropriate purchase source.
  • Works closely with Accounts Payable to manage the payment process to ensure purchase orders , invoices, and receipts are processed in accordance with Accounting practices.
  • Works through issues and remains professional in potentially difficult situations.
  • Exhibits the ability to multi task, manage multiple duties throughout the day.
  • Senior: Assigns purchase order number to requisitions.
  • Senior: Validates pricing and payments.
  • Senior: Place orders for prime vendors/EDI.
  • Senior: Maintains product recall log.
  • Senior: Coordinates recall and replacement of products.
  • Senior: In absence of Purchasing Manager, receives and distributes invoices.
  • Senior: Assists with contract/capital equipment manager with research of capital equipment pricing and product purchase. Qualifications
  • Bachelor--------s degree in Healthcare Management, Business, Supply Chain or related field preferred.
  • Technical Experience: 2 years in supply chain, purchasing or related field required -----" 4 years for Senior Buyer -----" required.
  • Intermittent hand manipulation required
  • Intermittent lifting and carrying of 20 pounds which can be modified
  • COVID vaccination #PIQESPandoLogic. Keywords: Purchasing Agent, Location: Herrin, IL - 62948

Keywords: Southern Illinois Healthcare, Evansville , MATERIALS MANAGEMENT BUYER I, Executive , Herrin, Indiana

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