Purchasing Agent
Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Chicago, IL

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The following information in red applies only to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Physician Group applicants for staff level positions.

As part of completing the application process, you will be required to complete an online-assessment which will be sent to your e-mail following the submission of your resume. This questionnaire should take you approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete. Please note that your application will not be considered until there is a finalized assessment on file. If you have previously taken this assessment, you will not be required to take it again. We appreciate your interest in Northwestern Memorial HealthCare.

Northwestern Lake Forest applicants will not be required to take the assessment at this time.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required, Bachelors Degree or equivalent job experience. Desired, APP, CPM, CPSM or other supply chain certification issued by an accredited supply chain program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Processes supply, blanket, service, standing and project purchase orders using NMHC¿s MMIS, consistent with NMHC policies and procedures. Sources orders from NMHC¿s list of approved products. Reviews requisitions for compliance with NMHC capitalization policy. Communicates new product requests to Supply Chain Specialist. Obtains and monitors daily confirmations, and order resolution reports. Provides feedback to Data Administrator regarding item and vendor changes to ensure accuracy of catalog pricing and sourcing. Provides feedback to Purchasing Analyst regarding match exception errors. Responds to questions placed with the Purchasing Help Desk. Monitors and communicates back orders to Supply Chain Specialist and/or end user and assists with sourcing alternate products if necessary. Assists Purchasing Analyst with approvals for short payments, overrides, and special payment terms. Communicates to end users policies and procedures regarding requisitioning and purchasing. Additional Functions, Identifies costs savings opportunities. AA/EEO.

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If you get blown over in the Windy City, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (NMHC) can get you upright again. Its primary facility,...