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Purchasing Specialist I

MXR Imaging, Inc.
Fishers, IN
  • Expired: March 12, 2023. Applications are no longer accepted.
MXR - The Imaging Solutions Company (MXR) is one of the largest independent providers of diagnostic imaging equipment sales, service, training, parts and supplies in the nation. MXR is a full-service medical imaging company, offering an array of services that rival OEM service programs. The MXR product portfolio is diverse in options of new, used and reconditioned equipment for CT, MR, ultrasound, DR, CR, x-ray and ultrasound probes. The assortment of consumable and durable goods spans multiple product categories including film, radiation protection, contrast and contrast-delivery systems, patient positioning and transport, markers, quality assurance, phantoms, and much more.

The experienced sales and service staff at MXR consults with customers to design the best solution based on facility-specific needs, budget and functional requirements. Representing multiple manufacturers gives MXR the ability to sell the best-proven equipment for each situation. As a full-service medical imaging company, MXR can deliver the equipment, do the installation, maintenance, perform warranty work, provide parts and even train the facilities' engineer on maintaining the equipment. Our customers can choose levels of service support that fits their organizational needs and budget.

Position Description:

The Purchasing Specialist is responsible for replenishing inventory as defined by demand reports, placing purchase orders, confirming orders, expediting, and generating requests for quotes, using only approved suppliers in order to ensure that quality requirements are met. The Purchasing Specialist relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job under direct supervision.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Quote, negotiate, and place orders for assigned materials at the most economical prices and the highest quality with on-time delivery.
  • Maximize product quality and supply integrity based upon approved suppliers.
  • Establish priorities to conform to lead times necessary for procurement of materials and services and ensure materials are available for sale.
  • Plan and procure demand in support of forecast and inventory goals.
  • Create purchase orders (POs) and replenish stock in a timely manner.
  • Re-schedule and release purchase order delivery dates as required to meet operational needs while optimizing/reducing expedite fees.
  • Track market activities, project possible future cost implications for relevant materials, and present findings to Finance and Supply Chain Departments.
  • Assist in inventory activities: cycle counts, receiving, physical movement of materials.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and MXR Quality Systems requirements and the accurate documentation.
  • Assist with conducting audits of processes to ensure compliance with internally and externally originating requirements.
  • Record shipment data such as weight, charges, space availability, damages, and discrepancies.
  • Prepare documents such as work orders, bills of lading, and shipping orders to route materials and products.
  • Prepare training materials for customer courses.
  • Contact carrier representative to make arrangements and issue instructions for shipping and delivery of materials.
  • Examine contents and compare against records (i.e., manifests), invoices, or orders to verify the accuracy of incoming and outgoing shipments. Ensure that incoming shipments are properly received into ERP system.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma (or GED) required

  • BA/BS degree

  • 1+ years of purchasing experience or related background required
  • 2+ years of experience in an FDA-regulated and ISO 9001/13485 certified medical device manufacturing environment highly preferred
  • Experience with ERP environment highly preferred

  • Minimal, if any

  • Proficient verbal and written English language skills
  • Proficient with MS Office applications, including Excel, Word, and Outlook; and ERP software
  • Team player who is willing to go above and beyond to help others
  • Self-motivated, proactive, and resourceful
  • Positive, professional attitude
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships based on mutual trust, respect, and cooperation with manager(s), executives, co-workers, customers and/or vendors
  • Confident, assertive, and tactful in dealing with other departments, outside representatives, and Consensys management
  • Reacts quickly and adapts to changes in priorities, circumstances, and direction
  • Analyzes, troubleshoots, and resolves logistical and work-flow related problems
  • Applies high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Applies strong analytical and critical thinking skills and proactively solves problems
  • Organizes, prioritizes, and effectively carries out multiple job responsibilities in an interrupt-driven environment
  • Works effectively with minimal supervision

Physical Requirements
  • Able to lift up to 35 pounds to table height on occasion
  • Able to sit, stand, bend, crouch and climb
  • Able to work in warehouse conditions on occasion

MXR Imaging, Inc.


Fishers, IN
46085 USA