Title: Purchasing Coordinator
Location: Buffalo, NY
Duration: 18 months (Contract)
Roles & Responsibilities:
*) Provides ERP data readiness and conversion support of item master, contract prices, vendor master, purchase orders, contracts and inventory management in support of Workday implementation.
*) Evaluates purchasing options and gathers information to support decision making.
*) Places and follows up on orders for materials, equipment, merchandise and supplies.
*) Investigates and resolves disputes or questions related to price, delivery or specification.
*) Reviews match exceptions in conjunction with Accounts Payable.
*) Prepares written documentation as required by the profession and the department; maintains, distributes, analyzes and projects information for required records, reports and statistics as directed.
*) Bachelor’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Procurement, Finance or a related field or Associate’s degree in Business, Supply Chain, Procurement, Finance or a related field and the equivalent of two (2) years of full-time purchasing or data processing/analysis experience in a healthcare, business or corporate environment; or High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma and the equivalent of four (4) years of full-time purchasing or data processing/analysis experience in a healthcare, business or corporate environment.
*) Hands-on experience on Outlook, Excel, Word, Access
*) Knowledge of Microsoft Products.
*) Highly organized with the ability to work independently in completing assigned tasks.
*) Critical thinker with the ability to propose process changes to the leadership team.
*) Excellent customer service skills, ability to prioritize work, attention to detail, knowledge of the purchasing process.