Purchasing Assistant in Nashville, TN at HealthTrust

Date Posted: 3/23/2018

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Job Description

Purchasing Assistant
Supply Chain - Nashville CSC

Position Summary

ThePurchasing Assistant  plays a key role in supporting the Supply Chain operations with responsibility for processing purchase order requests forsupplies, services, and equipment in a timely and accurate manner.  This position is a customer 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

    Experience and Education

    • 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.
    • HS Diploma / GED required