BJC Careers

Buyer Assistant

Saint Louis, MO
Supply Chain and Materials Mgt


Job Description

Job ID: 1183277
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.

BJC HealthCare is committed to developing a world class supply chain management organization. Effective management of our supply chain is critical to our long-term success. Supplies account for 22.6% of BJC¿s total expenses. By developing integrated processes to manage product selection and utilization, contracting, purchasing, logistics, distribution, and payment we can ensure our patients have the supplies they need while minimizing the overall cost to our organization. By following the purchasing policies, using the products under contract, and preventing waste, you help make sure we spend our supply dollars wisely.


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Role Purpose

Under general direction of the department supervisor/manager/buyer and within the BJC Supply Chain Plus policies and procedures, performs a variety of administrative, buying, and related support duties in the purchasing department. Essential job functions are focused on customer satisfaction, effective use of resources, teamwork, innovation and continuous quality improvement. Assist Buyers in their daily tasks learning the policies and procedures of the department.


Responsibilities

  • Assist buyers, purchasing, buying, procuring or managing inventory, materials or supplies.
  • Work dependent upon, or facilitated by, the use of computers and computer software programs.
  • Entering information into a database, formulating or entering queries into a database or running reports from a database.
  • Handling routine customer service complaints and comments that have only minimal impact on the business, without authority to resolve significant matters
  • Performing work that strictly follows established manuals, guidelines, policies or procedures.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • <2 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Additional Job Information

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer