Procurement Specialist

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Our mission is to be the premier eye, ear, nose, and throat group providing comprehensive, quality, and ethical healthcare to all in the Carolinas; to provide a favorable environment for the delivery of healthcare; and to provide for the wellbeing of the physicians and the employees of Charlotte Eye Ear Nose & Throat Associates, P.A.

Overview:
Assist with organizational procurement and inventory management activities.

Responsibilities:
• Assist with the data input and maintenance of an automated procurement system.
• Process quote requests, requisitions, and purchase orders in an automated procurement system.
• Build, maintain, and manage supplier relationships.
• Contact suppliers to resolve price, quality, delivery or invoice issues.
• Monitor supply pricing, reporting all discrepancies to the department manager.
• Assist corporate and remote location personnel with inventory management tasks such as supply organization, and routine stock cycle counts.
• Update and monitor central and remote inventory data, ensuring that par levels are appropriate and in line with supply usage.
• Provide organizational support regarding the specifications, proper use, and safety of supplies in collaboration with the appropriate departments.
• Work closely with others in the procurement function and review
• Opportunities for continuous improvement and business improvements
• Adhere to any health, safety, and environmental policies and procedures to
• Ensure the safety and wellbeing of self, staff, and visitors
• The ability to travel to all CEENTA locations.
• The ability to work on-site.
• Predictable, reliable, and prompt attendance.

A typical day in the position:
The typical workday in this position involves primarily working within the automated procurement system to input, interpret, validate, and process data. This includes reviewing and responding to requisitions and placing purchase orders. The data input and validation of this role will include vendor interactions to obtain quotes and resolve discrepancies, as well as inventory management activities such as storeroom setup and stock cycle counts. This role will actively provide support to personnel for all procurement system and product-related matters.

Qualifications:
• Professionalism: Demonstrate integrity, resilience, accountability, and ethical behavior.
• Communication: Clearly conveying information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.
• Building Partnerships: Identifying opportunities and acting to build strategic relationships between one’s area and other areas, teams, departments, units, or organizations to help achieve business goals
• Initiative: Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.
• Attention to Detail: Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.
• Decision Making: Identifying and understanding issues, problems, and opportunities; comparing data from different sources to draw conclusions; using effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; taking action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
• Managing Work: Effectively managing one’s time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
• Associates degree is required.
•Experience in supply chain is required.
• Knowledge and experience in a healthcare setting is highly preferred.