Full Job Description
Position: Purchasing Agent
Location: Imperial Center / Durham
Hours: Full Time, 40 hrs/wk; Days
This position may involve support of various hospitals and health care systems within the UNC Health Care System, but will be employed by Rex Hospital, Inc. (this includes, but is not limited to, for purposes of payroll, health benefits, retirement options, and applicable policies).
Procures supplies on behalf of the Health Care System. Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and pricing and submits to suppliers. Confirms vendor acceptance by way of acknowledgements and maintains database integrity through exceptions management. Works with vendors to ensure timely shipments; expedites products, as needed. Participates in procurement sourcing teams for research and management of supplies. Works with suppliers to coordinate vendor returns. Performs analytical tasks and generates reports, as needed.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Health Administration or related field (or equivalent combination of education, training and experience).
If a Bachelor's degree: Five (5) years of progressively responsible procurement or contract administration experience.
If an Associate's degree: Nine (9) years of progressively responsible procurement or contract administration experience.
If a High School diploma or GED: Thirteen (13) years of progressively responsible procurement or contract administration experience.
Primary Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States
Shift: Day Job