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Buyer in Arlington, TX at Joerns Healthcare

Date Posted: 9/1/2018

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Job Description

About Joerns

Joerns Healthcare is a leading national distributor of therapeutic support surfaces, bariatric care equipment, negative pressure wound therapy systems, and safe patient handling solutions. We serve special patient handling needs across the entire continuum of care, including acute care hospitals, long term acute care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, rehabilitation facilities, and hospice centers.

We continually strive to provide the most exceptional service, the most affordable products, and the most innovative patient care solutions to our customers. We are currently searching for skilled, self-motivated and dedicated professionals to add to our team. We offer hands on training, benefits and an outstanding work environment.

At Joerns Healthcare, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. Our employees also receive Paid Vacation and Holidays. Please note that benefits may vary by site.
Position Summary

The Buyer is responsible for coordinating activities involved with procuring goods and services such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, and advertising, for organization by performing the following duties.

Job Requirements

  • Reviews requisitions
  • Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as availability and delivery schedule.
  • Prepares purchase orders
  • Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories
  • Maintains acceptable inventory levels according to goals based on inventory turns and dollars
  • Discusses defective goods or services with quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action
  • Approves invoices for payment
  • Expedites delivery of goods to users

Required Education

High school diploma or equivalent required
Required Skills & Experience

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem analysis and problem resolution
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Outlook

Preferred Skills, Experience & Education

  • Experience with Demand Flow Technology/Just In Time concepts
  • CPIM, CIRM, or CPM certification desirable

Joerns Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer   


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