Buyer, Sourcing and Procurement
Company: Community Medical Centers
Posted on: August 6, 2022
Overview: *All positions are located in Fresno/Clovis
CA*Responsibilities: The Buyer is accountable for efficient,
timely, and cost effective procurement of various supplies,
equipment and services to support Community Medical Centers (CMC).
Utilize enterprise resource planning (ERP) software and other
systems to proactively manage inventory to mitigate or reduce risk
of back orders, discrepancies, and substitutes. Accountable for
invoice reconciliation with Accounts Payable, and is responsible
for effective coordination of supplies that have been recalled or
discontinued by the manufacturer. Develop effective relationships
and maintain exceptional customer service with department
stakeholders.Accountabilities 1. Responsible for the entire
procurement process. Uses ERP and additional systems to complete
requisition review, processes purchase orders, and verifies OTD. 2.
Ensures credit for returned merchandise. Works with receiving to
resolve receiving discrepancies and obtains/processes Return Goods
Authorization (RGA) for returns and supplier credit. 3.
Investigates products, services and procedures for cost
containment. 4. Oversees and reviews all invoice discrepancies and
works with Accounts Payable for resolution in a timely manner. 5.
Manages pricing based on current contracted vendor price agreements
while actively managing price discrepancies with the Contract
Coordinator for resolution. 6. As a materials management
representative collaboratively interacts with internal customers to
address their supplies, equipment and service needs in a
satisfactory manner. 7. Functions as a resource for the assigned
departments on material management services and processes and
creating shopping lists with Lawson. 8. Coordinates product
substitutes with the departments to prevent supply interruptions.
Proactively monitors orders and resolves problems with back-orders.
9. Complies and completes all required training and education as
provided by Materials Management and hospitals policies and
procedures. 10. Successfully works with vendor representatives to
resolve conflicts on pricing, delivery and specifications. 11.
Ensures that business relations with suppliers are conducted
according to ethical guidelines 12. Performs other duties as
assigned.Qualifications: Education ---High School Diploma, General
Education Development (GED) or Completion of a CMC Approved
Individualized Education Plan (IEP) Certificate requiredExperience
---1 year of purchasing or inventory control experience
preferredLicenses and Certifications ---CMRP - Certified Materials
and Resource Professional through the American Hospital Association
(AHA) preferred ---CPSM - Certified Professional in Supply
Management through the Institute for Supply Management (ISM)
preferredPlease note: Per the CDPH order, all healthcare workers
are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an approved
exemption and test regularly. Please note: If any bonuses are
noted, they are only applicable to external hires. Candidates must
also meet current bonus requirements to be eligible.
Keywords: Community Medical Centers, Fresno , Buyer, Sourcing and Procurement, Other , Fresno, California
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