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Company: Summa Western Reserve Hospital
Location: Akron
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Buyer, Summa Health Distribution Center, Supply Chain, Full-time 40 hours, Days

Summa Health System is recognized as one of the region's top employers by a number of third party organizations, including NorthCoast 99. Exceptional candidates gravitate to Summa because of its culture, passion for delivering excellent service to our patients and families commitment to our philosophy of servant leadership, collegial working relationships at every level of the organization and competitive pay and benefits.


* Manages the procurement process for an assigned area to meet and exceed their needs and requirements.
* Strives daily to push standardization, reduce costs, reduce exceptions and improve processes.

Formal Education Required:

* Bachelor's degree in business or a related field OR Four (4) years' experience in a purchasing role in addition to the required experience below.

Experience & Training Required:

* Two (2) years' experience in a purchasing role.

Other Skills, Competencies and Qualifications:

* Good written and verbal communication skills.
* Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.
* Previous experience with ERP systems.
* Proficient negotiation skills and a demonstrated knowledge of purchasing protocols.
* Ability to exercise independent judgment and decision making.
* Ability to effectively interact with populations of patients/customers with an understanding of their needs for self-respect and dignity

Level of Physical Demands:

* Sedentary: Exerts up to ten pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently

Keywords: Summa Western Reserve Hospital, Akron , Buyer, Other , Akron, Ohio

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