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Description of Purchasing Manager, Healthcare Organization, Bronx, NY

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Purchasing Manager, Healthcare Organization, Bronx, NY Supply Chain/Materials Management Healthcare Organization Bronx NY
DESCRIPTION: We have been retained by a prestigious healthcare organization, which provides a continuum of care in the community, to locate an experienced Purchasing Manager. Reporting to the Director of Logistics, the Manager will be responsible for overall supervision of the Purchasing Department and setting goals for it, based on inventory and department needs. Specific duties include: Monitor available supplies, materials and products in order to ensure departments and nursing floors have adequate supplies Conduct daily inventory analysis Develop and implement inventory control procedures Coordinate and manage weekly and monthly physical cycle counts Evaluate and choose vendors based on product availability and terms of sale; negotiate contracts, and review product quality Prepare and process requisitions and purchase orders for supplies and equipment Supervise purchasing staff and oversee their training Keep accurate records of goods ordered and received Budget and track inventory Review all purchase order requests and make sure they are compliant with financial policies and procedures Maintain purchasing and contract management policies, and procedures Participate in the development of specifications for equipment, products or substitute materials Prepare bid awards to be submitted to Director for approval Coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, selling, and distributing materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies Maintain daily records of shipments to see what products need to be replenished Our client offers excellent benefits including generous PTO and substantial employer funded pension plan.

EXPERIENCE: Our client seeks a seasoned Purchasing Manager with a minimum of four years purchasing management experience in a healthcare environment. He/she must possess a bachelor's degree, have a high level of supply chain knowledge, and must know purchasing software. The successful candidate must have a track record of developing effective inventory management policies. He/she must have excellent customer service skills, good negotiation abilities, be service oriented, possess good judgment, critical thinking, and good time management skills, and be computer literate, including advanced Excel.
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