Purchasing Coordinator (2Nd Shift) 1

Pharmerica Corporation Louisville , KY 40202

Posted 5 months ago

PharMerica Corporation is a premier institutional pharmacy services provider, dedicated to providing quality patient care and innovative pharmacy solutions to institutional customers and patients in long-term care settings. With nearly $2 billion in annual revenues, PharMerica is one of the nation's largest institutional pharmacy companies. PharMerica operates more than 100 institutional pharmacies in 45 states and serves nursing facilities that care for approximately 350,000 patients.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain appropriate pharmacy inventory min/max levels, forecasting and purchasing from wholesaler and 3PL warehouse.

  • Work any backorder drugs from the wholesaler or 3PL warehouse for substitution or procure within another PharMerica pharmacy.

  • Issue/problem resolution related to purchasing.

  • Notify the wholesaler customer service of all products that are "temporary out" on a consistent basis.

  • Notify the pharmacy management of any "temporary out' shortages that could result in the potential need to change patient therapy.

  • Update min/max levels as needed as determined by changes in volume or new business.

  • Assist with implementing new contracts/programs to field locations.

  • Monitor and manage strategic buy in programs and initiatives for the pharmacies.

  • Set up in the system and acquire all new drug products needed by pharmacy.

  • Identify additional cost savings opportunities or problem resolution to reduce cost/expense.

  • Performs other tasks as assigned.

  • Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the standards set out in the Company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, its policies and procedures, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards.

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Each essential function is required, although reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education/Learning Experience

  • Required: Associate's Degree or 2 years of college education

  • Desired: Bachelor's degree

Work Experience

  • Required: 1 year of professional experience or Bachelor's degree


  • Required: Knowledge of practices and procedures for procurement of materials, components, equipment and services.


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Nearest Major Market: Louisville

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Purchasing Coordinator (2Nd Shift) 1

Pharmerica Corporation