Affordable Care

Procurement Specialist

US-NC-Raleigh
Job ID
2017-3366
Category
Business and Financial Operations

Overview

We are currently looking for a Procurement Specialist to assist in achieving established cost savings targets as well as helping Affordable Dentures & Implants locations provide exceptional patient care by ensuring all orders for supplies and equipment are processed and received in a timely manner.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include:

  • Identify and pursue cost reduction opportunities through alternate products and suppliers
  • Actively research and source new products at the request of our affiliated practices
  • Assist in processing orders for dental and laboratory supplies and equipment
  • Track and expedite existing orders as necessary
  • Reconcile invoice discrepancies
  • Review and approve orders based on demand, order volume and purchase history
  • Help control supply costs by providing guidance on order quantities and inventory levels

Qualifications

Desired qualifications include:

  • Strong sourcing and negotiation skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Diligent follow up to ensure all requests are fielded in a timely manner and orders are delivered on time
  • Proactive problem solving to successfully resolve issues with delays, backorders, discontinued items, etc.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with both internal stakeholders and a broad supply base
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in Purchasing/Procurement preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office including Word, Excel and Outlook

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