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Procurement Specialist
Ref No.: 16-02482
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 06/20/2016 to 09/19/2016
Temp to Perm

Job Summary: The procurement specialist organizes, schedules and executes the purchasing system function consistent with group purchasing and other contracts, cost containment goals, and continuous quality improvement, and customer satisfaction.

Job Responsibilities: *Monitors and manages issues to assure the timely processing of requisitions, accurate placement of purchase orders for the procurement of non stock and stock supplies, equipment and services and receipt of goods. *Ensures that data entered into the Materials Management Information System (MMIS) is correct and collaborates with all appropriate to identify opportunities for standardization, consolidation, reduction of duplication, and other savings. *Assures that shipping and payment terms are correctly communicated to vendors *Advises end users of delays or back orders *Expedites deliveries *Researches and resolves accounts payable discrepancies *Identifies best practice opportunities *Coordinates with individual departments and physicians when applicable to ensure the implementation of best practice purchasing opportunities *Serves as a liasion between the user department and the Materials Management department to ensure the materials management staff have a better understanding of the products purchased and their necessity. *Serves as a facilitator to ensure that individual departments understand the benefits of contract purchasing.

Education: *High school diploma or GED required. *Associate's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or equivalent experience preferred
Experience: *Five years of related healthcare supply and equipment.