Purchasing Assistant in Coppell, TX at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 10/11/2018

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HealthTrustSupply Chain has an opening for a full-time Purchasing Assistantposition in Coppell, TX. This is a permanent full-time position responsible for processing allpurchasing requests for all supplies, services, and equipment for our HCA (HospitalCorporation of America) hospitals, including DFW’s Medical City Healthcarehospitals.  If you are a goal-oriented individual with good communication skills,likes to work in a fast-paced environment, enjoys working at a desk in anoffice setting and has a passion for maintaining customer satisfaction, thenthis is the job for you!
Schedule:Monday-Friday, 8 hour shift between 8:00AM-6:00PM
Salary:Depends On Experience
Location:Coppell, TX
JobTitle: Purchasing Assistant
GENERALSUMMARY OF DUTIES – ThePurchasing Assistant is responsible for processing all purchasing requests forall supplies, services, and equipment.  The Purchasing Assistant isresponsible for ensuring all orders are processed in an accurate and timelymanner, as well as identifying and sourcing viable substitute products tominimize the impact of backorders on our customers.  The PurchasingAssistant is also responsible for ensuring that invoice and price discrepanciesare resolved and the back order report is current.
SUPERVISOR – Purchasing Manager


•       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
•       Perform other duties as assigned
•       Practiceand adhere to the “Code of Conduct” philosophy and “Mission and ValueStatement”
•       Communication – communicates clearlyand concisely, both verbally and in writing
•       Customer orientation – establishes andmaintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect byconsistently meeting and exceeding expectations
•       Interpersonal skills – able to workeffectively with other employees, patients and external parties
•       PC skills – demonstrates proficiencyin Microsoft Office applications and others as required
•       Policies & Procedures –demonstrates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, proceduresand systems
•       Basicskills – able to perform basic mathematical calculations, balance and reconcilefigures, punctuate properly, spell correctly and transcribe accurately
•    High School diploma or GED is required.
•   1 to 3 years purchasing or order entryexperience preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS – Requiresprolonged sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires eye-handcoordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard,photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment. Requires normalrange of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate reports.Requires lifting papers or boxes up to 50 pounds occasionally. Work isperformed in an office environment. Work may be stressful at times. Contact mayinvolve dealing with angry or upset people.
HealthTrust SupplyChain’s roots are in the hallways of some of America’s top-performinghospitals, including Medical City Healthcare here in DFW.  Join our organization and our team as westrive to provide our customers with a top quality operation. HealthTrustoffers a competitive wage and comprehensive benefits package to includemedical, dental, vision, 401(k), paid time off and a business casualenvironment.