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Purchasing Assistant

at CVS Health

Posted: 1/2/2019
Job Reference #: 916667BR
Keywords: procurement

Job Description

Job Title :
Purchasing Assistant
Job ID :
Location :
KS - Lenexa
Street Address :
8013 Flint
Category :
Customer Service
Description :
Job Description
Coram/CVS Health is looking for a meticulous Purchasing professional to join our team. This rewarding opportunity allows you to work closely with our Pharmacy team where you will gain experience in the growing home health/home infusion field. At Coram, we believe that the Purchasing Assistant is a key part of maintaining organization in our branches, therefore creating a positive experience for our patients.

As a Purchasing Assistant, you will:
Processes all purchase orders by compiling necessary information and records to prepare for procurement of materials.
Ensures purchase order codes are accurate.
Verifies specifications of purchase requests.
Writes or types up purchase orders.
Sends copy of purchase order to corporate office or orders products by telephone. May compare prices, delivery dates and specifications of various suppliers.
Ensures appropriate departments receive necessary copies of purchase orders.
Verifies invoices from suppliers.
Ensures materials are delivered in required time frame.
Contacts suppliers concerning late deliveries.
Notifies supervisor when materials have been received.
Returns incorrect, old and obsolete stock to vendors.
Reviews inventory records and warehouse to determine if materials in stock are in sufficient quantity.
Notifies supervisor when stock levels are low.
Maintains contact with other branches.
Ensures stock levels in branches are in sufficient quantity.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Typical work hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, with an opportunity for over-time based on business need. This is a full-time, permanent career that offers excellent Medical, Dental and Vision coverage, a competitive 401k, and additional benefits.

With Coram/CVS Health, you'll have an exciting opportunity to utilize your warehouse and customer service experience with a team who are passionate about making a difference in patient’s lives. You can have an impact by providing the best care, education, and support to our patients, improving their overall quality of life!

Coram/CVS Health is a Fortune 7 company and national leader in the home infusion and enteral nutrition fields. The word "Coram" derives from the Latin word "cor," meaning "heart"... and our dedication to our customers is truly from the heart.
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Required Qualifications
Minimum one year of related experience.
Effective verbal and written communications skills.
Excellent time management skills.
Ability to function independently.

Preferred Qualifications
Healthcare experience

Verifiable High School diploma or GED is required.

Business Overview
Coram CVS/specialty infusion services is a leading national provider of specialty home infusion and specialty pharmacy services. The integration of Coram into CVS Health enables the company to offer enhanced, comprehensive infusion services; expanded payer access; and a national network of more than 85 locations, including 65 ambulatory infusion suites. Providing infusion therapies and services to over 20,000 patients each month, Coram cares for patients through all phases of their healthcare continuum including clinical and compliance monitoring, and individual patient counseling. CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues embrace fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service to meet the needs of the many people and businesses relying on us each day.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT

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CVS Health does not require nor expect that applicants disclose their compensation history during the application, interview, and hiring process.

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