Healthcare Materials Management Services (HMMS) is a joint venture between St. Joseph's Health Care London and London Health Sciences Centre created to consolidate functions of purchasing, accounts payable, logistics and inventory management for London hospitals. HMMS provides similar services for other healthcare organizations in the region.
As a Buyer supporting transactional procurement (purchasing), you will assist customers with their daily supply and purchasing needs through requisition processing and purchasing, auditing spend for compliance with corporate policies, procedures, contracts, and legislative requirements. As a key first point of contact, the Buyer locates and expedites orders, resolves discrepancies against purchase orders, and processes product returns, and clarifies policy and procedural requirements.
This position in part will involve the following on a daily basis: responding to emails, answering phone, responding to inquiries and relaying information, processing purchase orders, confirming orders using various methods of technology as well as calling sites and working with internal HMMS departments.
Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent as recognized in the Province of Ontario
Graduate of a post-secondary Certificate or Diploma in Purchasing, Supply Chain, or business related program
Strong Interpersonal Skills
Strong problem solving skills and critical thinking
Strong computer skills including familiarity with word processing and spreadsheet programs
Strong customer satisfaction skills
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent oral and written skills
Strong time management skills, independent self-starter motivated and takes initiative
Ability to work independently and function as part of a team
Knowledge of basic accounting principles
Knowledge of a Safety Culture in a Health Care Setting in compliance with the OHSA
1-3 years previous experience in a purchasing, accounts payable, supply chain
Teaching and Research
St. Joseph's Health Care London through its affiliation with Western University and Fanshawe College is a leading research and teaching hospital. As an employee of St. Joseph's you will be expected to engage in role related teaching and research activities in addition to any of your clinical duties
Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps rubella and varicella (chicken pox)
Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing
Posting date: August 11, 2020
Submission deadline: August 17, 2020
Julie Neilans, Human Resources
Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.