Temporary Buyer

University Of Wisconsin Hospital And Clinics Authority Madison , WI 53706

Posted 11 months ago

Join the #1 hospital in Wisconsin!

We are seeking a temporary Buyer to:

  • Provide premier customer service to internal and external customers, other Support Service departments and supplier representatives.

  • Manage Purchasing activities to include requisitions, workflow monitoring, Purchase Orders, quotations, match exception resolution, order acknowledgments, order expediting, phone orders, and order processing in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Update purchase orders with accurate arrive dates, product availability and backorder status.

  • Resolve pricing, unit of measure, quantity and other issues to ensure order accuracy and timely payment of supplier invoices.



  • High School Diploma


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field.

Work Experience:


  • 2 year purchasing related experience


  • Work experience in a Health Care Procurement setting. Enterprise Resource Planning System

Licenses and Certifications:


  • Certified Materials Resource Professional (CMRP)

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Understanding of policies and procedures related to procurement activity.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Portray a professional demeanor with procurement team members, customers and vendors alike.

  • Ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with a variety of professionals.

  • Planning / Organization

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple priorities/deadlines and shift priorities as necessary. Uses time effectively.
  • Problem Solving
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Develops alternative solutions.
  • Judgment
  • Displays willingness to make decisions. Exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Makes timely decisions.
  • Detail Oriented Attention to details and accuracy.

Physical Requirements:

Sedentary: Ability to lift up to 10 pounds maximum and occasionally lifting and/or carrying such articles as dockets, ledgers and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one, which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.

Work Schedule: Monday Friday, 8:00 am 4:30 pm.

UW Health Administrative Facilities

  • UW Health has administrative locations throughout Madison and beyond where thousands of employees provide vital support to our clinical areas. These locations are home to departments such as Access Services, Compliance, Human Resources, Information Services, Patient Medical Records, Payroll and many others.

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UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

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