• Buyer

    Job Locations US-FL-Daytona Beach
    Department
    Purchasing
    Position Status
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Days/1st
    Requisition Number
    2020-6764
  • Overview

    Halifax Health is seeking a Buyer for the Purchasing Department.

    Summary

     

    This individual will purchase supplies, services and equipment for the assigned areas. Meets with hospital personnel and vendors to coordinate all purchasing activity. Utilizes the bidding process, group and state purchasing contracts and skillful negotiation to obtain the lowest possible price while maintaining an acceptable level of quality, delivery and service.

     

     

     

    Job Qualifications

    • Associate's Degree or equivalent experience required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    • Minimum of one year experience in a hospital setting or three years purchasing experience in a comparable field.
    • Able to negotiate best pricing with vendors.

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and other Microsoft Office tools.

    • Skilled in use of calculator and proficient in use of computerized procurement software.

       

     

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Purchase commodities which involves a variety of responsibilities including review of purchase requirements, researching catalog and other sources, comparing prices and quality, locating new items, negotiating with sales reps, and performing cost analysis on new/alternative products.
    • Assist in bid process.
    • Monitors price increases to ensure increases are in line with accepted practice and locates alternative sources when necessary. Advised management of any issues that are out of the norm.
    • Ensures all purchase requisitions are completed correctly and right items are ordered to ensure contract compliance and best pricing.
    • Effectively works on resolving back orders and keeps the end users advised of any changes or delays. Finds acceptable substitute if necessary.
    • Prepares reports for Management on cost savings and others upon request.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

     

    About Us

    Halifax Health

    Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with four outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, two community clinics, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization.  Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks.  For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.

     

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