A new feature of the ISM-OC website – Jobs


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CURRENT JOB POSTINGS ARE BELOW:(1 POST)

Job Summary

JOB SUMMARY

This position evaluates current Company spending and supply base to find savings opportunities.  Assess vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages RFPs for various spend categories with various suppliers
  • Develops new or existing suppliers to support future requirement.
  • Evaluates and negotiates price, service, and quality between competing suppliers
  • Performs in depth cost analysis and product review of existing suppliers
  • Analyzes spend data to find opportunities for consolidation and future savings initiatives
  • Interacts with various stakeholder groups within the organization to lead Procurement activities for them
  • Analyzes product specifications and determines the best source for procurement of commodities.
  • Monitors rebates and savings and ensures they are tracked correctly.
  • Manages existing contracts and suppliers.
  • Monitors compliance to contract to ensure minimization of prices increases, rebates are maximized and projected savings are realized.
  • Works with Finance to review budget variances on cost savings projections.
  • Supports and assists in an advisory capacity to field locations regarding local/regional demand for product suppliers, current costs, contract features and any vendor related problems.
  • Works as vendor liaison to assist with issue resolutions.  Ensures communication occurs with other Company departments.
  • Monitors contracts to ensure compliance.
  • Provides support functions for eProcurement system
  • Provides presentation material as requested
  • Other duties as assigned

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • N/A

Minimum Required Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

Education and/or Experience

  • Education or experience equivalent to a four-year degree is required.
  • Five+ years related experience is required.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Professional Designations

  • N/A

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

  • Strong verbal and written communication abilities.
  • Must be comfortable negotiating both with suppliers and internal stakeholders.
  • Business Acumen
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility

 

Computer Skills

  • Computer savvy with: MS Excel, MS Office and MS Project required.
  • Working knowledge of Ariba or similar eProcurement system.

Language Skills

  • English (reading, writing, verbal)

Mathematical Skills

  • Basic level mathematical proficiency, with a strong ability to understand, interpret and develop spreadsheet data.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education and/or Experience

  • Candidates with previous experience in the home healthcare industry sourcing medical equipment is preferred.
  • Advanced degree preferred.

READ MORE AND APPLY HERE:  https://careers-apria.icims.com/jobs/2159/buyer-–-home-medical-equipment/job