Senior Buyer

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  • North Kansas City Hospital
  • Professional-Non Clinical
  • DAYS
  • FT
  • Req #: 19520-14762
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SUMMARY: Under the direction of the department director, performs procurement functions related to services, supplies and equipment. The Sr. Buyer acts as the primary procurement agent for NKCH in their assigned Category & Commodities including enterprise wide & complex procurement requirements. The Buyer works with departments and assigned suppliers to maintain an optimal flow of supplies to the system at the lowest total acquisition cost. The Buyer is an expert user of NKCH MMIS system and is the primary customer service contact system users about procurement operations and system issues and is responsible for resolving procurement related issues in a satisfactory manner ensuring a positive experience. The Buyer works with suppliers, Central Supply, requestors, AP and other groups to ensure smooth operations, transactions, consistent flow of supply and effective troubleshooting of problems. Responsible for confirming orders with suppliers, expediting required supplies as justified by demand and availability and efficiently managing logistics and total acquisition cost. Responsible for reviewing requisition batching for compliance to hospital policies, investigating inconsistencies and authorizing release of orders to suppliers as required.

LICENSE/CERT: Required: CMRP (Certified Materials and Resource Professional), CPM (Certified Purchasing Management)

EDUCATION: Required: Associates - Related Field, Preferred: Bachelors - Related Field


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