Purchasing Buyer

Metro Health | Wyoming, MI

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Posted Date 8/14/2019

Purchasing Buyer - Purchasing * Days - 40hrs/wk

Requisition #: req1695

Shift: Days

FTE status: 1

On-call: No

Weekends: No

General Summary:

This position requires an independent worker with thorough knowledge of purchasing processes, accounting processes, and with a focus on detail, accuracy, high level communication, and follow-through skills.


  • Experience with a Materials Management Information System preferred.
  • Experience with Surgical Services preferred.
  • Experience with Email, Microsoft Word and Excel, and PowerPoint programs
  • Knowledge of medical products and services preferred.
  • Must communicate positively in a respectful manner, utilizing proper grammar and English skills.
  • Strong ability to work independently within guidelines of sound purchasing practices.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Full functionality and maintenance of the Materials Management Information System (MMIS). Train end users on the MMIS requisitioning process. MMIS report generation for user departments
  2. Process purchase orders for departments
  3. Product research including environmentally preferred products.
  4. Generate backorder reports and expedite orders
  5. Meet with sales representatives
  6. Collaborate with Director / Manager for GPO contract relativity
  7. Discrepant invoice resolution
  8. Assist Director with special projects and Value Analysis Team Meeting
  9. Other Duties as assigned with regular and predictable attendance.
Job Type
Full time

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