Augusta, ME
Job Summary:
If you’re seeking a fulfilling job that offers a great opportunity for unique and interesting work, our Buyer position could be just what you are looking for. In this role you will work to procure supplies and inventory for the healthcare system. The position includes a perfect balance of working with internal customers and external vendors ensuring that the organization is prepared each day. This is a full time position based at the Alfond Center for Health in Augusta!

The ideal candidate will have:
Associate’s degree in related field preferred.
1+ year(s) of relevant experience strongly preferred.

Job Description:

Develops, implements, processes, monitors, and coordinates payment for purchases and identifies cost savingand quality improvement opportunities. Obtains usage history to determine ordering requirements. Consults catalogs, contracts, vendors, wholesalers, and alternative sources to obtain pricing, availability, product information, and product.

Collaborates with multidisciplinary teams to meet regulatory requirements, assist with problem identification and resolution, cost containment and payment issues, implementation and selection of products/services, and systems/performance implementation and measures.

Serves as a liaison between departments, internal/external customers, and vendors to communicate and resolve issues, including pricing discrepancies, product conversions, inventory control practices, contract management, and vendor support.

Serves as an initial point of contact regarding inventory, invoice, and vendor inquiries. Resolves issues within scope of authority or escalates issues to appropriate resources.

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Supporting all aspects of our employees’ wellness – physical, emotional and financial – is a critical component of being a great place to work. With the wide range of benefits and programs available, employees have the resources they need to be well at every stage of life and plan for the future.

Physical Wellness:
We offer quality health, dental, and vision benefits and wellness programs and resources to provide employees access to resources for a healthy lifestyle and help manage health care costs.
Employees have access to industry-leading leave for new parents.
A generous earned time plan is offered to all employees – We believe employees need and deserve time away from work to observe holiday, be with family, go on vacation, or simply take care of themselves.

Emotional Wellness:

When life gets challenging, employees have access to our Employee Assistance Program for employees and anyone in their household.

Financial Wellness:
An employee discount program is available to all employees for services provided by MaineGeneral Medical Center.
Tuition Reimbursement is available to all employees to further develop skills and career.
We offer eligible employees up to 2% of eligible pay in 403(b) company-matching contributions plus another 2% in the 401(a) retirement income plan.
Three insurance plans are available to protect your family from the sudden loss of income in the event of your death, terminal illness or serious injury from accident.
We offer both short-term and long-term disability insurance to replace a portion of your income if you become disabled and cannot work for a period of time.

Career Mobility:

Helping our employees develop their skills and grow their careers is critical to how we retain our talent and sustain our business. We do this by offering our teammates a variety of leadership-supported programs and learning and development resources for every stage of their professional development. We know that our employees are our most valuable resource – they’re how we grow our business and care for our community.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability  Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 .

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Full time
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Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability: In furtherance of MaineGeneral’s policy regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, MaineGeneral has developed a written Affirmative Action Program which sets forth the policies, practices and procedures that MaineGeneral is committed to in order to ensure that its policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action is accomplished.

The Affirmative Action Plan for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities is available for inspection by any employee or candidate for employment upon request, during normal business hours, in the Human Resources Department. Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440 . EEO is Law

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