Purchasing Assistant
  • Job Posting Expires: 10/31/2022
1M ago
$0 to $0
Full Time
0-2 Years
Primary Duties

                                          Overview: Assists the Purchasing Manager in overall operations of the Purchasing Department. Responsible for the processing purchasing transactions and maintaining inventories of materials, equipment, supplies and products delivered to the Purchasing Department by various vendors.

Essential Functions:
• Prepare and/or review purchase requisitions/orders as required
• Communicate with departments regarding orders and supplies
• Source price quotations and prepare purchase requisitions/orders
• Process purchase requisitions/orders within purchasing authority
• Monitor inventory levels and reconcile physical inventories with records
• Maintain stock rotation using various approaches such as ‘last in first out’ (LIFO) and ‘first in first out’ (FIFO), and dispose of, and account for obsolete stock
• Generate and/or review inventory reports
• Expedite and follow up with suppliers to schedule deliveries, resolve material, value discrepancy, outstanding and overdue delivery of orders, warranty claims and damage, and return of materials
• Prepare and maintain purchasing files, reports, and price lists
• Unloads incoming freight and check corresponding packing slips and purchase orders for accuracy.
• Sticker appropriate items and stock shelves
• Ensure that necessary Hazardous Materials requirements are met and documented
• Assists in preparing correspondence including purchase requisitions/orders, claims concerning damaged merchandise, errors in shipment, etc. and returns to vendors as required
• Enter data for production scheduling, stock replenishment/relocation and inventory adjustments
• Ensure that patient charges and inventory on central supply exchange carts are reconciled daily
• Assist in performing yearly physical inventory of the storeroom and inventory pricing
• Develop and maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others
• Proficient in keyboarding, Microsoft Office and in use of a 10-key calculator
• Regular attendance
• Other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must possess the ability to:
• Work independently and as part of a team without continuous supervision
• Problem solve urgent orders or concerns with orders
• Make independent decisions as needed
• Research information needed about materials, suppliers, etc.
• Communicate effectively with others by phone, verbally and in written form
• Prioritize work with frequent interruptions and according to deadlines
• Attentive to the details ensuring accuracy
• Take the initiative to complete daily tasks as well as tasks scheduled on a less than daily basis
• Deal tactfully with personnel, patients, visitors and the general public
• Resolve problems that arise and deal with conflict in a constructive way
• Seek out new methods and principles and be willing to make suggestions for continuous quality improvement
• Work a flexible schedule including occasional weekend days as needed

Compensation Details

                                                                            Fulltime benefits package and competitive wages. 


                                                             Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life, Voluntary Life, Tuition Reimbursment, Short-term disability, discount meals, employee assistant program

How to Apply

Contact Information
Human Resources
                                                                    Human Resources Department
102 W. 9th Street
Neligh, NE 68756
Email: hr@amhne.org
Phone: 402-887-4151
Fax: 402-887-6397