Posted on: January 15, 2022
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.
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
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Corporate 1818 N. Meade Street Suite 130 Appleton -
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