The Procurement Specialist will have the demonstrated ability to procure goods and services at the best value for BSWH that supports the overall goals of the Supply Chain Management team while meeting the needs of our providers and patients.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
The Procurement Specialists creates and transmits purchase orders using ERP software and ensures accuracy of purchase and supplier data while working in conjunction with VAT and Strategic Sourcing to adhere to contracted and standardized goods and services.
Utilizes procurement strategies and methods to research and obtain a minimum of three quotes for off-catalog, one-time items and successfully negotiates and awards the purchase to the suppliers that will bring BSWH the best value.
Routinely communicates upstream and downstream with suppliers and customers, respectively, to validate information and finalize business transactions.
Performs follow-up and expediting of purchase orders to ensure timely delivery including emergency orders of critical patient-care items.
Builds rapport within the organization and acts as a knowledgeable resource and trainer to customers with respect to procurement policies and procedures, product and contract information.
Utilize LEAN techniques to simplify processes, systems and work by focusing on root-cause analysis and aiming to improve the big picture.
The ideal candidate for The Procurement Specialists position must have strong written and verbal communication skills exhibiting professionalism in all encounters.
Our competitive benefits package includes*:
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.
EDUCATION - Associate's Degree
EXPERIENCE - A minimum of 3 years experience required
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!