Sourcing Agent

Job ID: J125198
Company: HMPG Pharmacy LLC
Location: Zelienople, PA, United States
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
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 Job Description

1.  Review all back orders daily. Contact suppliers for information related to acquisition of backordered products; evaluate the options and pricing available and present this information to the hospital accounts to determine cost effective options available to meet immediate demand requirements. 

2.  Review all requests for new items to determine relevance of request as well as cost effective means of procurement versus degree of anticipated need.  Identify options and present solutions to management.

3.  Assures that critical need items are available to the hospitals by monitoring the status of the orders for such products until received by the hospitals.  Resolves shipping/delivery issues, discrepancies and product shortages with suppliers in a manner that does not affect service levels.

4.  Demonstrates effective communications skills in all aspects of on-going interactions (written, via telephone, and person to person) that occur with hospital personnel, vendors, sales representatives, and fellow employees in the routine performance of these responsibilities in order to maintain service excellence. 

5. Communicates daily with hospital account representatives and Protoco staff as needed to guarantee an optimal product selection and supply for Protoco members.  Advises the procurement personnel within the hospitals with regard to accessing alternative supplies.  Places special orders as needed.

6. Compare available pricing and review contracts.

7. Determines need for placement of supplemental purchase orders as judged to be necessary to meet inventory needs. Maximizes the cost effective purchasing options where appropriate by analyzing product movement, vendor performance, and market trends.  Develops and places orders on a daily basis to drug wholesalers according to the established guidelines to maintain service and maximize savings.

8.  Adjusts or selects substitution products as required to minimize out of stock situations. Monitors orders supplied by vendors and reports status to the Purchasing Manager

9.  Purchases all Schedule II drugs in compliance with appropriate procedures and resolves related problems and discrepancies.

10.  Keep informed of new product and economic developments in the marketplace.

Requirements:

  • 5 years of specific pharmaceutical distribution center procurement experience or 10 years of experience health care related procurement
  • Knowledge of inventory control
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated record of customer service
  • Strong record of analytic skills related to procurement process

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5 years of specific pharmaceutical distribution center procurement  experience

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