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“We are a fast paced and nimble company with a diverse and family-oriented culture.”
We are seeking an experienced purchasing agent to handle the procurement activities for the sterile processing department. The purchasing agent's responsibilities include developing purchasing strategies, maintaining positive relationships with suppliers, coordinating with internal teams regarding their supply needs, and overseeing the purchasing team in their daily activities.
To be successful as a purchasing agent you should be able to manage and optimize purchasing activities and processes. An outstanding purchasing agent should have excellent leadership abilities and be able to negotiate the best possible deals with suppliers.
SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Orders supplies and maintains inventory levels for the sterile processing department and operating room.
QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: Intermediate computer skills. Ability to work independently. Communication, organizational and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of medical supplies and surgical instruments/equipment.
EXPERIENCE: No previous experience.
Purchasing Orders/receives medical and surgical supplies.
Completes purchase orders, codes invoices, tracks back orders and credits.
Forwards invoices and purchase orders to the Finance Department.
Maintains inventory control/supply orders.
Corresponds with vendors regarding new products, new pricing, and substituted items.
Provides input into budget.
Obtains price quotes, product data, samples and delivery information for supplies, services, and repairs (e.g., meets with vendors).
Processes monthly expenditure reports for departments.
Performs inventory counts and maintains computerized inventory systems.
Updates supply lists.
Maintains current records regarding requisitions, vendor information, contract information, capital purchases, and general product information/catalogues.
Arranges for repairs of instruments/equipment, where required.
Picks up and delivers contaminated or sterile supplies/re-stock. Maintains records.
Maintains order and cleanliness of work area.
Maintains and repairs equipment.
Moves equipment and supplies.
May show others how to perform tasks or duties by familiarizing new employees with the work area and processes.
Performs clerical duties (e.g., answer telephone, file, fax, photocopy).
Performs data entry.
Advance Logistics Management is looking to add to our Cumberland warehouse team. We need motivated candidates for our receiving clerk position who are ready to start immediately. We offer a full benefits package (health, life, retirement, vision, dental) PTO (sick and vacation time) as well as college tuition reimbursement program. Become a member of the ALM team by applying today!