• Senior Buyer

    Job Location CA-ON-Kitchener
    Posted Date 4 months ago(1/2/2018 9:12 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-1328
    Job Type
    Temporary full time
    Program
    Corporate Service
    Career Level
    Experienced
  • Job Description

    Temporary full-time until approximately May 17, 2019

     

    7.5 hour shifts
    Days – Monday to Friday
    8:30 am to 4:30 pm

     

    Provide support to the Purchasing Department to include:
    • Coordinate capital equipment trials and evaluations, working with end users and suppliers;
    • Implement ongoing Medbuy product conversions;
    • Negotiate and implement purchasing contracts;
    • Work with supplier representatives and evaluate supplier performance;
    • Process requisitions, source product, obtain pricing for specialized commodity groupings;
    • Other duties and project work as assigned.
    • Contributes to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors.

     

    Qualifications:

    • 1 - 3 years of purchasing experiences required, preferably in a hospital setting
    • Formal purchasing training at a college or university level is required
    • Experience in a health care environment and knowledge of medical/surgical products is preferred;
    • Experience in developing supply and service agreements;
    • Demonstrated knowledge and application of Broader Public Sector Procurement Directives;
    • Ability to work effectively with physicians, hospital staff and suppliers;
    • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills;
    • Ability to work in a high pressure environment;
    • Good attendance record.

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