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Date:  May 25, 2022
Location: 

Dallas, TX, US

Category:  Non Clinical Jobs
Job Type:  Day
Requisition ID:  650161

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Prepares and awards routine and occasionally complex orders for supply and service acquisition using an assortment of supply chain management tools and systems.


MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS

Education:
- Prefer Bachelor's degree in Materials Management, or a related field.

Experience:
- Must have three years of purchasing experience.
- Prefer experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and related supply chain technologies.

Equivalent Education and/or Experience
- May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for both the education and the experience requirements.

Certification/Registration/Licensure:
- Prefer certification as a Certified Materials & Resource Professional (CMRP) from a nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Skills or Special Abilities:
- Must be able to demonstrate communication, negotiation and analytical skills to interact with supplying vendors, customers and department team members.
- Must have a thorough understanding of purchasing, inventory control, contract, shipping, receiving, and accounts payable functions, regulations, policies and procedures.
- Must have necessary computer skills required to develop spreadsheets and maintain applicable software.
- Must be able to demonstrate effective organizational skills.
- Must be able to work effectively with others.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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