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Purchasing Agent

Company: ThedaCare
Location: Appleton
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Why ThedaCare?

ThedaCare's reputation for providing outstanding, individualized care is directly attributed to the unrelenting passion for safety and quality demonstrated by our team members. We advocate for each patient by providing timely information and convenient access that empower them to make confident decisions about their health. Our combined expertise allow us to better predict and prevent disease and support a more proactive approach to care, making a critical difference in the lives of our patients and their families.

A career with ThedaCare means much more than excellent compensation and benefits. Our team members are supported by continued opportunities for learning and development, accessible and transparent leadership, and a commitment to work/life balance. If you're interested in joining a healthcare system that is changing the face of care and wellbeing in our community, we encourage you to explore a future with ThedaCare.

Job Description Summary :

The Purchasing Agent conducts the procurement process from beginning to end for our internal ThedaCare customers. Obtains quotes, negotiates, purchases, and makes arrangements for delivery of goods, services, and minor and capital equipment. Optimizes cost-effective solutions for sourcing products that are high quality, effective, and safe, while maintaining a high-level of commitment to our group purchasing contracts.

Job Description:

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: 1. Ensures buying and utilization levels meet the quality and quantity standards of ThedaCare. 2. Recognizes team and provider needs in regards to products and services. Communicates at a high level the information to promote fiscal stewardship through product standardization, contract compliance, and efficiencies. 3. Ensures and practices sound fiscal responsibility, contract compliance, proper billing, and financial accuracy. 4. Processes requisitions to purchase orders accurately to the appropriate supplier with the correct pricing and quantities. Resolves issue/concerns to ensure orders are delivered in a timely manner. 5. Works with suppliers to maintain high fill rates. Proactively manages any backorders and obtains recommendations for substitute items if necessary. 6. Works with suppliers on returns, credits, defective products, and exchanges. 7. Works on order confirmations and invoice discrepancies as appropriate with accounts payable. 8. Establishes good rapport with department requesters and department leaders as assigned. 9. Assists departments with coding for budget accuracy and appropriate reimbursement. QUALIFICATIONS: --- High school diploma or GED --- Three years of purchasing experience with previous vendor management experience, knowledge of supply chain, and basic accounting principles PHYSICAL DEMANDS: --- Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of fifty (50) pounds without assistance --- Job classification is not exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job duties WORK ENVIRONMENT: --- Normally works in climate controlled office environment --- Frequent sitting with movement throughout office space --- Use of computers throughout the work day --- Frequent use of keyboard with repetitive motion of hands, wrists, and fingers

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Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Scheduled FTE:

1

Location:

Corporate 1818 N. Meade Street Suite 130 Appleton - Appleton,Wisconsin

Overtime Exempt:

Yes

Keywords: ThedaCare, Appleton , Purchasing Agent, Sales , Appleton, Wisconsin

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