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Purchasing Agent

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Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 13998
Job Family: Materials Management Services
Status: Part Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 52031082943003-Materials Management
Location: 0225


JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for day-to-day procurement of supplies and services to support the clinical, educational, and research missions of the Medical Center. Works under the general direction of a Senior Purchasing Agent and is assigned to multiple internal departments and/or commodities.

Bachelor's degree in Business or related field with one year purchasing experience.
Three years' of directly related experience in professional purchasing environment will be considered in lieu of degree. 

Major job functions:

  • Completes purchasing transactions for requisitions received from departments and/or assigned commodity groups. All requisitions will be turned around daily to assure prompt delivery of products or services.
  • Serves as the final gatekeeper of purchase transactions by reviewing orders to ensure the purchase is within reasonable tolerances, has received approval, and is appropriate. Uses best judgment to review factors including appropriate method of purchase, dollar value, purchase quantity, unit of measure, etc.  
  • Reviews all non-file purchase order lines and ensures sufficient information has been entered.