Reports to the Procurement Manager and is responsible for the relevant review and dispatch of all purchase orders (POs), including standard POs, blanket POs, service maintenance POs, and standing orders on the clients ERP platform. This process area covers manual and automated PO dispatch from order placement to fulfilment, purchase order changes and related follow-up activities such as order expediting, PO closure, and returns processing. The Associate Purchasing Specialist is also responsible for any relevant PO to invoice exception resolution in accordance with Client Procurement Policy.
High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 1 year purchasing experience or Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business or related field required. Healthcare Purchasing experience is a plus. Must demonstrate strong organization and communication skills, ability to provide exceptional customer service and work well as a member of a team in a fast paced environment. Ability to work well independently. Must have a professional and positive attitude.
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