Cedars-Sinai Procurement Specialist - TEMPORARY in United States
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What will you be doing in this role?
Under the direction of Contract Administrator/Purchasing Supervisor (CA/PS), you are responsible for prudent purchase of commodities, equipment, services and contracts and follow-up with suppliers to assure compliance with prices and deliveries as promised. Provides telephone assistance and information as requested by Health System departments and vendors.
This is a TEMPORARY position. Position could be 12 - 18 months. Full time with beneifts
- High School/GED diploma (college preferred).
What else are we looking for?
Two years Procurement experience (healthcare experience desirable)
Interpersonal skills necessary to develop cooperative working relationship with a wide range of medical Center personnel and vendors when placing, expediting, verifying orders and resolving purchasing discrepancies. Relates favorably with others.
In-depth knowledge of contracts, invoicing, and negotiation terms.
Able to calculate discounts, and prepare cost savings reports requiring use of mathematics.
Able to negotiate with vendors to obtain the best value for money expended.
Great written and verbal communication skills
Must be able to make sound and accurate judgements in emergency situations.
Must treat all vendors with equal justice.
Must be tactful when dealing with vendors and user departments.
Must have familiarity with computerized purchasing systems including basic keyboard skills (40-50wpm), spreadsheet and word-processing.
Possess excellent computer skills.
As applicable to individual job duties and expectations, employee must additionally possess a working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, presentation development, e-mail, browsers and online reporting.
Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.