The Materials Buyer coordinates with vendors and GPO’s to source and price supplies, implants, and pharmaceuticals for the surgery center and clinics. The Buyer creates and submits purchase orders to vendors, maintains and updates the inventory management software, and ensures orders are delivered on time and at the correct price. This position tracks all confirmations and backorders and coordinates with caregivers and Materials Management team on substitutes when backorders occur. This position supports and provides back-up to other Materials Management team roles as needed.
Required Skills and Experience
A minimum of 2 years’ experience as Materials Buyer is required and 5 years of experience is preferred. Must have excellent customer service skills, be able to communicate with all levels of the organization and be conscientious of spending and budget.
Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists offers competitive compensation, great health benefits, 401(k), profit sharing, continuing education and many other useful supplemental benefits.