Product Buyer (Moore Medical)

Recruiter
McKesson Corporation
Location
Farmington
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 13, 2016
Closes
Oct 19, 2016
Role
Retail
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
McKesson is in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. McKesson Medical-Surgical provides medical-surgical supplies and equipment to physicians' offices, home care agencies, long-term care facilities and surgery centers. Our catalog includes more than 150,000 national brand products from bandages to exam tables, plus McKesson's own line of high-quality medical-surgical products. We're proud to be the only national distributor serving the entire continuum of healthcare.

Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission-by joining McKesson Medical-Surgical you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Your expertise, drive and passion can help us improve everything we touch, from providers to payors to pharmacies. You'll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that's vital to us all.

Join our team of leaders to begin a rewarding career.

Current Need

McKesson Moore Medical is currently hiring for a Buyer in the Farmington, CT office.

Position Description

Responsible for obtaining materials, components, equipment, and services. Checks requisitions, obtains quotations, examines bids, and makes awards. Develops new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are inadequate. Coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing and engineering departments to maintain inventory at planned levels. As required, monitors the cost, schedule, and scope of assigned subcontracts to assure best quality at best value. May evaluate vendor reliability.Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

5+ years purchasing experience

Critical Skills

* Experience and knowledge of inventory management including purchasing concepts, practices, procedures, rebates, price audits, and manufacturer unable to supply programs, buyers training programs, contract compliance

* Strong written and verbal communication skills, business acumen, analytical skills, and problem solving skills with exposure to process improvement and project management.

* Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Office.

* Demonstrated ability to develop and cultivate effective work relationships in a team environment and effectively participate on cross functional teams

Additional Knowledge & Skills

* Medical or distribution experiences a strong plus

* JD Edwards, JDA Advanced Warehouse Replenishment/E3 ordering systems, data warehouse/data mining skills a plus

Education

4-year degree in related field or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements

General Office Demands

Benefits & Company Statement

McKesson believes superior performance - individual and team - that helps us drive innovations and solutions to promote better health should be recognized and rewarded. We provide a competitive compensation program to attract, retain and motivate a high-performance workforce, and it's flexible enough to meet the different needs of our diverse employee population.

We are in the business of better health and we touch the lives of patients in virtually every aspect of healthcare. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting.

But we can't do it without you. Every single McKesson employee contributes to our mission-whatever your title, whatever your role, you act as a catalyst in a chain of events that helps millions of people all over the globe. Talented, compassionate people are the future of our company-and of healthcare. At McKesson, you'll collaborate on the products and solutions that help us carry out our mission to improve lives and advance healthcare. Working here is your opportunity to shape an industry that's vital to us all.

McKesson is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer - minorities/females/veterans/persons with disabilities.

Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

Agency Statement

No agencies please.