Materials Buyer

Location: St. Paul, MN
Date Posted: 07-27-2018
We are seeking a Materials Buyer for a hospital in the St. Paul area. This person would be skilled in interpersonal communivation, be organized, and effective in creating and implementing improvements. A Bachelor's Degree and previous Purchasing experience is mandatory.

Duties: 
* Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.
* Processes orders to meet customer expectations and requirements using appropriate purchasing system (i.e. consignment, department requisitions, etc.). Identifies and recommends appropriate ordering system for customer. Trains customer on ordering system
* Monitors purchases to assure supplier compliance with purchase agreements, including specifications, price and delivery.
* Negotiates price, delivery, terms and conditions per department guidelines to maintain quality standards at the lowest cost meeting the customers specifications.
* Awards purchase orders to supplier based on established guidelines. Issues Purchase Orders to approved suppliers. Recommends the best source of purchases when applicable by analyzing specifications, costs, delivery, supplier capabilities and competition.
* Interacts with Materials Management staff, customers, and Value Analysis Program to ensure that activities meet the expectations of the customer, the supplier and are conducted in the best interest of the organization.
* Provides back-up duties for department when necessary to ensure continuation of the department's daily routines. 

If this sounds like you, please email mandy@kpcompanies.com, or schedule time to chat with me at calendly.com/mandy_kp!
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