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Purchasing Assistant in Nashville, TN at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 3/6/2019

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Job Description

Purchasing Assistant

ThePurchasing Assistant plays a key role in supporting the Supply Chain operationswith responsibility for processing purchase order requests forsupplies, services, and equipment in a timely and accurate manner. This position is acustomer service driven role,maintaininghigh customerservice levels and satisfaction related to the procurement of those goods andservices.

Key Responsibilities:

• Process all assigned special purchaserequests in a timely and accurate manner

• Process all on-line requisitions forassigned vendors within twenty four hours

• Review OREC report weekly to ensure itremains current

• Work closely with Accounts Payablestaff to resolve and avoid any and all invoice discrepancies within forty-eighthours

• Validate receipt, review, and correctall EDI and fax confirmations in order to eliminate any service failures

• Maintain a high degree ofcommunication, cooperation and coordination with assigned departments regardingpurchases

• Report any supplier or customerperformance issues in accordance with the policies and procedures

• Work closely with the PurchasingManager to ensure that EDI, on line requisitioning, electronic faxing, and fileitem additions are being optimized

• Comply to and enforce the MarketPurchasing Policy

• Maintain expedited log (courier) totrack emergency deliveries.

    Job Requirements


    • 2 years of experience in a customer service driven role; purchasing experience is a plus.
    • Professional communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Successful experience working in a team environment, building and maintaining strong business relationships with internal and external customers.
    • Must be able to multi-task and work in a varied and fast-paced environment.