• Purchasing Specialist I

    Location US-IN-Indianapolis
    Job ID
    2018-8732
    Category
    Supply Chain and Operations
    Company Name
    Medxcel
  • Overview

    Medxcel is here to lead the transformation of healthcare facilities management by incorporating a new approach to providing services. Created by healthcare, for healthcare, we have a dedicated focus on our people and customers, as well as providing tools, processes, support resources, data analytics and insource strategies that drive results.

     

    The Purchasing Specialist I is responsible for executing all Purchasing related tasks and duties necessary for the cost-effective procurement of goods and services for the business for Medxcel throughout the assigned working location of Central Office - Indianapolis, INThe Specialist is responsible for prioritizing purchase requests based on defined criteria and managing the purchase requisition review, approval and PO dispatch process with a minimum of errors, driving compliance to corporate contracts and realizing savings for the business. The Specialist is responsible for understanding the end-to-end Sourcing to Payment process, and will partner with internal stakeholders ensuring value delivery and business needs are met for all Medxcel customer sites. The Specialist will ensure all governmental, local laws and codes, in addition to business ethics, are adhered to when executing Purchasing processes. 

     

    The Specialist should have a customer centric approach and work to proactively provide solutions for the Medxcel Shared Service support internal customers.  The Specialist should also maintain a working knowledge of facilities maintenance and understand the vendor landscape needed to support Medxcel's efforts.   

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities:

     

    • Execute all Purchasing related tasks and duties necessary for the cost-effective procurement of goods and services in accordance with standard Supply Chain policies, processes, practices and internal control standards
    • Prioritize purchase requests based on defined criteria and managing the purchase requisition review, approval and PO dispatch process with a minimum of errors, driving compliance to corporate contracts
    • Establish and maintain positive relationships with internal stakeholders, cross-functional colleagues, internal and external customers, and vendors, recognizing and communicating potential issues to Supply Chain leaders as appropriate
    • Assist new sites in understanding of the Purchasing process
    • Respond to internal customer questions concerning vendor selection and Supply Chain procedures and processes, and escalating questions and issues to management

    Qualifications

    Education: 

     

    • High School Diploma or equivalent 
    • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred

     

    Experience: 

     

    • Demonstrated Experience with MS Office Suite, Visio, and web technologies 
    • 1+ years’ experience in Purchasing preferred
    • Experience in Facilities and/or Healthcare preferred
    • Customer service experience preferred

     

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

    • Problem solving — identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyses information skillfully 
    • Planning/organizing —prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans 
    • Ability to Adapt –adapt quickly to changes in scope or direction and be flexible to adopting changes quickly 
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) 
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with ability to communicate to field level associates and managers 
    • Ability to deal effectively with diverse roles, backgrounds, and expectations 
    • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations 
    • Must be willing to work a non-traditional schedule, as needed during any open hours of the department 
    • Self-starter who is performance and quality oriented, requiring some supervision to manage daily activities and is able to meet published deadlines and metrics for activities 
    • Demonstrates the ability to work as part of a team and is adaptable to learn new processes, concepts and skills 
    • Ability to travel <10% 

     

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