LifeLong Medical Care

Purchasing Coordinator

US-CA-Berkeley
2 weeks ago(11/30/2017 4:13 PM)
ID
2017-1609
# of Openings
1
Category
Purchasing

Overview

Community Healthcare is a rewarding role. LifeLong Medical Care is looking for a Purchasing Coordinator. This position will be full time, non-exempt, benefit eligible and will be responsible for learning company purchasing policies and procedures, placing material orders for sites to maintain effective company operation. This individual will also be charged with conducting regular price comparisons and negotiating deals with potential vendors to ensure that the company is always getting the best price for each product that is purchased.

 

 

Benefits

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision (including dependent and domestic partner coverage), generous leave benefits including nine paid holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403(b) retirement savings plan.

Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains ordering system for medical and office supplies, and equipment through a variety of sources and vendors, per the policies of LifeLong Medical Care.
  • Trains LifeLong staff involved in the purchasing process.
  • Conducts price reviews and comparisons on an ongoing basis.
  • Maintains Purchase Order system with linkage to accounts payable.
  • Ensures that all supply-related paperwork flows from sites to account for orders and that invoices are processed in a timely manner.
  • Collaborates with directors and identified staff regarding site supplies including Processes returns and ensures accurate account credit.
  • Supplies and equipment inventories. Maintains the inventory logs for each site and updates annually.
  • Maintains vendor contracts and agreements for vendors and also a strong working relationship.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and establish long-term purchasing arrangements with vendors when it is beneficial to the company.
  • Compare product deliveries with issued purchase orders and contact vendors when there are discrepancies.
  • Review purchasing agreements with vendors and maintain open lines of communications with those vendors.
  • Develop an active process for measuring supply inventory and determining purchasing needs based on quarterly and annual numbers.
  • Compare product deliveries with issued purchase orders and contact vendors when there are discrepancies.

Qualifications

  • Skills in organization, supervision, communication (both oral and written), and interpersonal relationships.
  • Ability to work with people from a wide range of backgrounds.
  • Strong computer skills with ability to navigate and utilize internet medication and product ordering websites effectively. Word-processing, Spreadsheet, and Data Entry preferred.
  • Ability to lift ten pounds and move items that may be heavy or awkward in a safe manner.

 

 

Education/Experience

 

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Two years work experience in a Purchasing/Ordering Department preferably in a medical setting.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Proven history of effective supply management
  • Able to create and administer a task priority list based on company needs

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