Senior Buyer

Pewaukee, WI

5 - 7 years experience  •  Staffing & Recruiting

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/12/17 by Nina Mathews
Pewaukee, WI
5 - 7 years experience
Staffing & Recruiting
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 12/12/17 by Nina Mathews

We are looking forSenior Buyer for our client in Pewaukee, WI

Job Title: Senior Buyer

Job Location: Pewaukee, WI - 53186

Job Type: Regular Full Time

Job Description:

Position Details:

  • Direct Hire
  • Tentative Start Date: 12/18/17
  • Guaranteed Hours Per Week: 40 hours per week
  • Shift Requirements: Monday through Friday, 7:30am-4:00pm, no weekends and no holidays

Job Details:

  • The Sr. Buyer is responsible for procuring supplies at the optimum balance of price, quality and service to satisfy business requirements
  • This position focuses on purchasing for the inpatient and outpatient clinical areas
  • The role will work on implementing purchasing strategies, price negotiation, administration of purchasing contracts, and line item pricing for departments and commodity groups

Key Activities:

  • Develop and manage purchasing contracts and line item pricing for departments and commodity groups
  • Manage cost controls and sourcing risks for departments and commodity groups
  • Develop and implement cost savings projects
  • Support eCommerce, VHA - Novation, VHA- UMCSC, and other purchasing resources for departments and commodity groups
  • Understand all components of purchasing contract terms and conditions, pricing, and other procurement requirements for departments and commodity groups
  • Actively participate in cross-functional, value analysis teams, for the purposes of developing specifications that meet or exceed the requirements of intended use, safety, training, and cost performance goals of the departments and commodity groups
  • Continuously seek out cost reduction and/or standardization opportunities through the development of business case alternatives and financial analyses to demonstrate the costs and benefits of supplier and/or product decisions

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree or BSN preferred
  • At least 6 years, with 8 or more preferred, of related purchasing experience
  • Will consider RN clinical experience in lieu of purchasing
  • Specialized expertise in purchase contracting, value analysis and vendor management required
  • Previous experience purchasing for inpatient and/or outpatient clinical areas strongly preferred

Benefits:

  • ProShare incentive program, 401K, merit incentives, paid PTO, holidays and sick days
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