As part of the procurement function, the buyer is responsible for strategically reducing acquisition costs within defined categories of hospital spend and serves as a primary procurement point of contact to all departments/staff at Connecticut Children's Medical Center and all affiliates and subsidiaries of CCMC Corporation. Buyer seeks to reduce expenditures through effective supplier negotiations, cost modeling, and leveraging volume pricing discounts. The procurement team is responsible for the purchases of Medical products, Surgical products, and Pharmaceutical products.
Education and Experience
High School Degree required. Bachelor's degree in field of Supply Chain Management or Business Administration preferred. Minimum three (3) years in purchasing or related experience required.
Licenses and Certifications
Certified Materials and Resource Professional Certification preferred (CMRP) - may be required as part of continuing education efforts (Buyer & Pharmacy Buyer).