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BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.
BJC HealthCare is committed to developing a world class supply chain management organization. Effective management of our supply chain is critical to our long-term success. Supplies account for 22.6% of BJCs total expenses. By developing integrated processes to manage product selection and utilization, contracting, purchasing, logistics, distribution, and payment we can ensure our patients have the supplies they need while minimizing the overall cost to our organization. By following the purchasing policies, using the products under contract, and preventing waste, you help make sure we spend our supply dollars wisely.
Reports to Manager/Supervisor of Procurement, the position prepares, interprets and manages purchases and places orders according procedural guidelines, department expectations, and institutional time frames, and resolves problems between external (vendors) customers and internal customers. Creates, leads, and participates in departmental and cross-functional process improvement projects, including the training of new requisitioners.
Work dependent upon, or facilitated by, the use of computers and computer software programs.
Handling routine customer service complaints and comments that have only minimal impact on the business, without authority to resolve significant matters
Purchasing, buying, procuring or managing inventory, materials or supplies meeting department expectations and timelines.
Providing expert advice to the company or the companys customers in areas such as accounting, setting or changing prices, selection or termination of contractors/vendors hired for purposes related to business operations, while performing work that strictly follows established manuals, guidelines, policies or procedures.
Entering information into a database, formulating or entering queries into a database or running reports from a database.
High School Diploma or GED
Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information
Additional Job Information
40 Hours per Week
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center