650 941-5115 Mon - Fri 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

BUYER

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Contract
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Supply Chain
  • Deadline:
    Open
  • Job Level:

BUYER

CONTRACT 6 Months Plus

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Option 1 Staffing is a locally recognized leader in staffing and recruiting, specializing in placing the highest caliber of Administrative, Accounting, IT and Finance and Non-Clinical Healthcare professionals in contract and direct-hire opportunities. We work with top and emerging companies in the Technology and Healthcare industry. We are recruiting for one of our top clients for a Buyer on a long term contract basis. 6 months plus.

Basic Purpose

  • Identify and evaluate cost effective and efficient sources for supplies, equipment and services.
  • Procure supplies, equipment and services using approved vendors.
  • Research and recommend new supply/equipment/service suppliers as needed and review recommendations with appropriate department(s).
  • Perform order follow-up (expediting) to ensure timely delivery of orders to meet the requestor’s needs.
  • Review and identify existing contracts, in conjunction with Department Director, for savings opportunities with primary GPO or other related contracting entities.
  • Routinely meet with vendors in an effort to identify ways to reduce supply, equipment, and service costs.

Qualifications

  • A.A. degree or high school graduation, with additional studies in purchasing, accounting, marketing or sales.
  • Eight (8) years minimum previous experience as a Buyer or Procurement specialist
  • Product knowledge and previous experience using on-line purchasing software, including some internet applications are required.
  • Additional coursework in purchasing contracting and management, with a focus toward a Certificate in Purchasing Management or other related certification/degree is desirable.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

For immediate consideration, please apply!

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