Job Openings

Procurement Specialist

Job ID: BH434575

Category: Junior Procurement, Purchasing, Buyer, Procurement / Supply Chain

Specialty: Other

Procurement Specialist

  • Acts as a liaison to all work force members and provides exceptional customer service.
  • Resolves inquiries and escalates concerns to the manager as needed.
  • Has authority to commit funds by contract, procures a wide variety of supplies, equipment and services using procurement tools and systems.
  • Evaluate special request purchase orders to ensure compliance to our Policies and Procedures
  • Professionally communicate order discrepancies and take corrective action.
  • Place special order requests with suppliers in a timely manner.
  • Participate in supplier negotiations and contract management initiatives.
  • Track and report cost savings/avoidance.
  • Participates in business reviews with suppliers and staff.
  • Establish relationships with our department managers to offer support and improve services.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics or Management preferred.

  2. Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M) or Certified Materials & Resource Professional (CMRP) preferred.

  3. Two years prior purchasing experience preferred.

  4. Knowledge of applicable policy, regulatory and accreditation standards.

  5. Strong personal computing skills. Knowledge and ability to use MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).

  6. Experience in the use of ERP technology; PeopleSoft and GHX experience preferred.

  7. Excellent organizational, customer service, analytical and problem solving skills.

  8. Experience in healthcare and life sciences environment preferred.

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Boston, Massachusetts