Buyer
AH Ministry Service Center - Indianapolis, IN

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Job Description

Title:
Spot Buyer

City, State:
Indianapolis,IN

Location:
AH Ministry Service Center

Department:
MSC PCard Adm and Special Processing

Additional Job Details:
Full-Time

The Ascension Health Ministry Service Center serves our clients, delivers value and enables new possibilities for our health ministries throughout the US. Join us and you’ll find an organization with a higher mission.

We respond to an ever-changing workplace by building a community of associates that are flexible, creative and innovative. We reward them with respect and recognition. We seek balance in our work and in our lives, and encourage spirituality in the workplace. Every associate at Ascension Health is unique and comes to us with different needs. We strive to have the programs in place that meet those needs.

Summary:
Proactively execute end-to-end spot buy (tactical sourcing) activities the day-to-day activities and transactions, ensuring fewer errors while also driving higher compliance and savings realizations. Provide exceptional customer service to Ascension Health Associates and others, responding to inquiries and request and resolving issues accordingly.

Responsibilities:
Proactively manage Spot Buys in accordance with standard procurement processes and practices

Instigate competitive bidding, spot buy negotiations, and supplier management

Monitor spot buying activity in order to identify opportunities to incorporate spot buying activity into future strategic sourcing plans

Perform Level 2 Customer Service Support on Supply Chain Services and PeopleSoft Information (Queries, Inquiries, Reports, Communication)

Understand and apply procure to pay processes, policies, procedures and internal control standards

Successfully handle most non-routine issues, escalate issues that cannot be resolved to management

Requires minimal supervision to manage daily activities and is able to meet published deadlines for activities

Ensures all work is performed in accordance with targets

Plan and organize work so the Service Level Agreement (SLA) objectives are realized

Adaptable to learn new processes, concepts, and skills

Demonstrates the ability to work as part of a team

Recognize and communicate potential issues to his/her team leader as appropriate

Contributes ideas and actions towards the continuous improvement of Procure to Pay related processes within area of influence

Self starter who is performance and quality oriented.

Performs responsibilities in full compliance with standards, policies, and procedures

Education & Experience:
Associate degree in business or management-related field OR one year of related experience required.

Experience in the healthcare industry strongly preferred.

Minimum of one year of related Procurement experience preferred.

Experience working with ERP Contracting and/or Procurement module (especially PeopleSoft) preferred.

Experience with Microsoft Office—(Word, Excel) required. Demonstrated record of client service satisfaction preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The Ascension Health Ministry Service Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

How to Apply

If you are interested in joining the Ascension Health Ministry Service Center Team, please apply by completing an online application.

The Ascension Health Ministry Service Center participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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If you have any questions about the application process or require a reasonable accommodation to complete the application, please contact the Ascension Health Ministry Service Center at 1-855-992-4672 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST M-F.

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