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Buyer-Supply Chain

Care New England Health System - Materials Management Job ID: 08332-95131-002

40 hours per week.
Weekend & Holiday Shift
Has Benefits
Job Description
The buyer (contract specialist) negotiates vendor contracts and pricing for materials and services, including leading request for proposal (RFP) and vendor bidding initiatives, driving best value for CNE, while maintaining quality and service standards. Performs cost/benefit analyses to evaluate alternatives for contracts, products and services. Manages vendor performance verses expectation, ensuring quality results and conducts periodic vendor reviews and partnership meetings.  Responsible for bringing multiple complex purchasing projects to completion on a timely basis.
Required Education
Bachelor's degree in supply chain, business administration or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience and a minimum of three to five years experience in purchasing or supply chain management. Previous experience as a buyer in a hospital or health care setting preferred. Knowledge of medical/surgical supplies and equipment is desirable. Must have skills and abilities in negotiations, analytics, problem solving, interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication, team leadership and participation, ability to manage multiple projects and MS office, especially Excel.
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