Procurement Expeditor
at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 4/18/2017

Job Description



Job:  Materials Management

Organization:  Adventist Health System Corporate Office

Shift:  Day

Job Posting:  Mar 17, 2017, 11:10:49 AM

If you want to be a part of a place that provides nothing less than extraordinary compassionate care, then Adventist Health System is the place for you!
We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Procurement Expeditor position that will be based in our Supply Chain Shared Services department.  This position is based at our Solutions Center in Altamonte Springs, FL.


The Supply Chain Procurement Expeditor will follow up with Suppliers on outstanding purchase orders and communicate the status to buyers. This position receives order status information and inputs to the ERP system to ensure that the information is current and accurate. Coordinates and monitors projects and assignments with a sense of urgency and strong attention to detail.
Specific job duties include:
  • Contacts Suppliers to obtain current order delivery information
  • Assists with reconciling backorders and investigates shipping discrepancies on a weekly basis
  • Manage order status through utilizing independent decision making skills and persistence to manage workload prioritization in concert with Procurement Agents,
  • Collaborates and communicates effectively with inventory, warehouse, and department staff as needed
  • Suggests process improvements for resolution of shortage/backorder issues and provides pro-active  support to Procurement team to help resolve order discrepancies and billing/invoice related issues
  • Recommends potential product alternatives, upon request, to respective facility departments (with Procurement Agent and Supplier input) for discontinued or backordered items
  • Provides research and other support with various Procurement projects, related to Supply Chain Shared Services related activities, as assigned by the Procurement Manager

Job Requirements

Experience Requirements:   
  • Experience in the healthcare industry preferred
  • Experience in a shared services organization preferred
  • Experience with PeopleSoft or equivalent ERP system preferred
  • Experience in Purchasing, Materials Management or relevant technical or analytical discipline preferred

Education Requirements:

  • High School Diploma required
  • Bachelor's degree preferred

Attributes:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) required
  • Excellent Communication Skills, both oral and written required

If this position sounds like a great match for your skills set and experience, please apply online now!

Job Snapshot

About Us

About Adventist Health System

Who We Are

We are one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.

Who You Are

You are a compassionate, talented professional who wants to work in an environment where you can live out your faith and your values. You are excited about being part of a team that uses the latest technology and medical research to ensure patients receive quality care, but who also recognize that great care is always personal. You enjoy going out of your way to make each patient and their family feel special, and are passionate about guiding them toward optimal health.

Our Community

Our community is global and so is our reach. From coordinating medical mission trips in Ethiopia to planting school gardens in Florida, we are constantly seeking ways to go beyond hospital walls in improving the health of our communities. As a member of our team, you will be encouraged to use your talents in fun, meaningful ways that bring joy and healing to people around the world.

Our Mission

Part of this worldwide network, Adventist Health System was founded in 1973 to support and strengthen the Seventh-day Adventist health care organizations in the Southern and Southwestern regions of the United States. Today it is a national leader in quality, safety and patient satisfaction, comprised of 46 hospital campuses and nearly 77,000 employees.

Although separated by geography, each of our facilities is united by the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Today we continue the tradition of whole-person care by practicing and sharing CREATION Health, a blueprint for living a healthy, happy life based on the principles given in the Bible’s creation story: Choice, Rest, Environment, Activity, Trust, Interpersonal relationships, Outlook and Nutrition.

We provide comprehensive benefits, training and advancement opportunities. We care for our employees as well as we care for our patients.