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Department: 192001 - CVM Teaching Hospital
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
The position of Purchasing Agent – Sterile Processing is responsible for managing equipment and surgical implant purchases and inventory for Sterile Processing. This staff member provides customer service to internal and external customers, answering questions concerning products within Sterile Processing and/or Cyclosporine Implants. This agent oversees the VH Cyclosporine Implant inventory and completes daily orders as requested from customers all over the World. The Purchasing Agent – Sterile Processing is the primary purchaser for Sterile Processing and the Terry Center. This associate will assist with filling orders and receiving shipments delivered to the Veterinary Hospital.
Execution of procurement for Terry Center services after approval by upper management has been made.
Generate quotes for services based on need and price, assisting management and hospital administration with capital equipment.
Complete cost comparison analysis on like items, presenting to the requester, and prior to the final decision for purchase.
Collaborate with Chair to identify product comparisons to present to the Product Evaluation Committee quarterly, in an effort to decrease hospital consumable expenditures.
Understand and follow all NC State and State of North Carolina procurement policies, being a resource for all services within Terry Center.
Other duties as assigned.
High school diploma or equivalency.
- Experience as a veterinary technician, pharmacy technician, client services representative, or purchasing specialist within a healthcare or veterinary hospital setting - Knowledge of pharmaceuticals, medical supplies, and equipment, specifically working in a veterinary or non-veterinary healthcare facility. - Ability to provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers. - Knowledge of MS Office products. - Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds frequently and up to 90 pounds occasionally with assistance.
- Associate's degree in Purchasing Management or Bachelor's in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or Procurement and Contract Management - 3+ years within a Veterinary Technician, Pharmacy Technician, or Purchasing role. - 3+ years working directly with external clients
Required license or certification:
Position Number: 00044031
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