Buyer III in Dallas, TX at Pipeline Health

Date Posted: 1/11/2023

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    Dallas, TX
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Job Description

Manages procurement of specialized medical supplies, equipment and services. Receives and reviews purchase requisitions for completeness, contract compliance, and conformity to policy and procedures. Converts validated commodity/service requisitions into compliant purchase orders. Communicates with a variety of customers, users and suppliers. 1. Buys a widely diversified group of products for the following departments: Laboratory, All Patient Care Units, Physical & Occupational Therapy, Facility Services, Biomedical Engineering, Services, Respiratory Therapy, Marketing, Community Care, Admitting/Outpatient Services, Information SystemslData Processing, Health Information Services, Housekeeping, and All Administrative Supplies. 2. Edits requisitions and confers with departments regarding requirements, specifications, quality and quantity and delivery requirements. 3. Determines best prices and vendors by comparative analysis using existing Contracts and/or Agreements as primary sources. 4. Carries out necessary follow-up and expediting activities to ensure delivery as required. 5. Responsible for placing all non-stock purchase orders thru the INFOR (Lawson) ERP system. Prepars and issues the corresponding purchase orders as required on a daily basis. 6. Responsible for preparing, issuing, and maintaining all Special Purchase Orders (i.e. Blanket Agreements, Service Agreements, Rental Agreements, Preventive Maintenance Agreements and Repair Agreements). 7. Handles adjustments with vendors regarding returns, purchase order discrepancies and ensures that appropriate credit is received. 8. Reviews exceptions on a daily basis and either resolves exception or coordinates with applicable party for resolution. 9. Assists the Director of Supply Chain in generating weekly and monthly metrics and distributes as appropriate. 10. Answers telephone inquires, directs and refers calls to appropriate areas. 11. Maintains contract files and provides information to various Hospital Departments as to whether an item is on contract or not, terms of the contract, etc. 12. Mects with Sales Representatives to evaluate new products, ensures pricing is within contract, and ensures compliance with current Premier contracts. 13. Assists the Director of Supply Chain on numerous special projects, i.e. performing research and loading information into the INFOR database, schedules appointments with Sales Representatives, and other tasks that occur on a daily basis. 14. Assist with semi annual inventory. 15. Other related duties as assigned. Medical, Infor (Lawson) ERP system and Charge Master (CDM) experience preferred.

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