Major Healthcare Company: Buyer in Dallas, TX

Major Healthcare Company

Opportunity Title: Buyer
Location: Dallas, TX

Closed Date: 9/8/17

Job Description

Under general supervision obtains materials, components, equipment, and service from suppliers at the lowest cost consistent with considerations of quality, reliability of source, and urgency of need.

  • Develops new and maintains existing sources to ensure adequate inventories of materials, components, equipment.
  • May be responsible for leading cost reduction and/or special project teams.
  • Analyzes quotations received, and schedules delivery of products, materials, and/or components.
  • Prepares orders and follow-up orders to expedite delivery and shipment.
  • Analyzes demand and usage information.
  • Coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing unit to maintain planned levels.
  • Develops and maintains necessary records and files for efficient operations.
  • Prepares, submits, and may explain periodic reports on areas of responsibility (such as detailed cost analysis, plans, and project results).
  • Ability to navigate SKU level negotiation with appropriate supplier contacts.
  • Ability to articulate thoughts professionally, representing both Operations and the Company, and present to large groups, including senior leadership.
  • Utilizes analytical skills to interpret system requirements and put together financial projections.
  • Monitors supplier performance and partners cross-functionally to drive accountability and improve supplier relationships.
  • Conducts inventory analysis to maintain the lowest level of inventory possible while servicing our customers at an excellent level.
  • Drives strategic business initiatives like Product Life Cycle Management, identifying opportunities and facilitating appropriate actions towards successful completion
  • Utilizes the following equipment/Applications: Oracle MRP system, Internet Explorer, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, Fax Machine, calculator.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) or equivalent.
  • APICS Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) or Certification for Supply Chain Professionals (CSCP) preferred.
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work with all levels of management.
  • Acute attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills; able to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Proven leadership and business acumen skills.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • Working knowledge of data collection, data analysis, evaluation, and scientific methods.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
  • Ability to review printed documents.
  • Must be able to analyze and resolve non-routine materials issues of a moderate to diverse scope, using independent judgment.
  • Must be able to communicate with large groups of people.
  • Must be able to communicate telephonically.
  • Must be able to generate and explain detailed forecasts, plans, and schedules.
  • Must be able to prioritize work effectively.
  • Must be able to observe and correct minute inconsistencies (e.g. in the printed word, product orcomponent appearance, etc.).
  • Proficient on basic computer programs: Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Sedentary work: exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a minimal amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, etc.


Based on Experience

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