CCS Medical

Purchasing Specialist

US-TX-Farmers Branch
ID
2017-2098
Category
Administrative/Clerical
Position Status
Regular Full-Time
Position Schedule
Monday-Friday
Shift
8:00 - 5:00

Overview

Arranges the purchase of assigned products and services for the company: determines the purchase quantities and timing to meet stock level and customer service objectives; frequently communicates to vendors and internal customers on purchases; examines price, suitability, and availability of items or services, supports distribution centers in meeting fill rate, density, inventory accuracy and turns goals.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains inventory levels on goods purchased for resale to meet fill rate targets and customer service goals
  • Analyzes reorder advice generated by the system and determine purchase quantities and timing
  • Analyzes demand patterns to determine stock level objectives and meet investment and service goals
  • Creates and processes purchase orders; follows up on purchases until received
  • Works closely with vendors and monitors their performance for timeliness and completeness
  • Proactively identifies potential supply chain constraints and take action to resolve
  • Determines excess and obsolete inventory and arrange for returns, transfers or disposal
  • Maintains vendor master files for designated vendors
  • Assists distribution centers in maintaining inventory accuracy with research and technical advice
  • Creates and communicates forecast and other reports where applicable
  • Ensures the integrity of system data for assigned fields within the PIMS Database
  • Maintains a high degree of confidentiality at all times due to access to sensitive information
  • Maintains regular, predictable, consistent attendance and is flexible to meet the needs of the department
  • Follows all Medicare, Medicaid, HIPAA, and Private Insurance regulations and requirements
  • Abides by all regulations, policies, procedures and standards
  • Exercises appropriate cost control measures
  • Maintains positive internal and external customer service relationships
  • Maintains open lines of communication
  • Plans and organizes work effectively and ensures its completion
  • Meets all productivity requirements
  • Demonstrates team behavior and promotes a team-oriented environment
  • Actively participates in Continuous Quality Improvement
  • Represents the organization professionally at all times

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or (GED) equivalent and 2+ year’s administrative experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous purchasing experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of the PIMS database system and the products stocked at CCS Medical
  • Proficient with Microsoft office products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Maintains a professional, friendly manner at all times
  • Strong communication and organizational skills are essential
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately perform data entry and pay close attention to deta

             Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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