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Purchasing Assistant - Supply Chain Operations

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Job ID: 31935
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Purchasing Assistant - Supply Chain Operations for a Full Time, 1.00 FTE, Day position.  Hourly compensation starts at $19.37, more depending on experience.

Purchasing Assistant is responsible for providing daily support to the purchasing or contracting team, by assisting with pricing, customer service, projects, and reporting. Supports customer service for Purchasing and Supply Chain contracting departments.

Details of the position:

  • Responds to customer communication by both phone and email regarding accounts, orders and requests for Purchasing or Contracting.
  • Expedites orders and/or works with appropriate Buyer to ensure urgent needs are met. Assists Buyers with report management upon request or as needed. Triages work that enters the Supply Chain Contracting Department to appropriate staff to ensure urgent needs are met. Assists Contracting Staff with report management upon request or as needed.
  • Uses electronic systems to generate reports and communicate with key stakeholders as requested. Reports on metrics and department projects and goals. May research and resolve discrepancies.

What I bring:

  • Minimum two years of experience in purchasing, contracting, accounts payable, supply chain or related field is required.
  • Experience in a healthcare environment preferred.
  • Experience with medical supplies preferred.
  • Experience in MMIS (materials management information systems) preferred.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office applications as required.
  • Acts as a team player and supports the organization’s success.
  • Experience with medical products is beneficial.

For more details regarding this job description, please contact [email protected]

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.  EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.  

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