MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets is currently seeking a Purchasing Agent to join our Operations team. The Operations Purchasing team is accountable for the design and execution of demand and supply planning, forecasting, product deployment and expediting processes; and the development and implementation of a stocking optimization model to minimize costs and inventory while delivering on service requirements.
About MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets:
Founded in 1988, MedVet is one of the largest veterinarian-owned multispecialty and emergency practices in the country. Three of MedVet’s Ohio medical centers (Columbus, Cincinnati & Dayton) were the first AAHA Accredited Specialty Referral hospitals in the state of Ohio. MedVet Columbus was named the AAHA Accredited Referral Practice of the Year for 2014. MedVet Cincinnati was named the AAHA Accredited Referral Practice of the year for 2016.
The MedVet team provides expert specialized care in areas including anesthesiology, cardiology, dermatology, emergency and critical care, integrative medicine, internal medicine, interventional radiology, medical oncology, neurology, ophthalmology, radiation oncology, radiology, rehabilitative services, and surgical services.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include the following, other duties may be assigned.
All candidates must complete an acceptable background check, including references and a pre-employment drug test
To perform this job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following competencies:
Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner.
Customer Service: Manages difficult and emotional staff, referral partner and client situations.
Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities. Contributes to building a positive team spirit and highly functional team.
Ethics: Treats people with respect. Works with integrity and ethically.
Organizational Support: Complies with and enforces MedVet policies and procedures.
Professionalism: Reacts well under pressure.
Safety and Security: Observes safety and security procedures.
Adaptability: Deals with frequent change, delays and unexpected events.
Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time. Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings/appointments on time.
Dependability: Follows instructions: responds to management requests.
Initiative: Asks for and offers help when needed. Seeks increased responsibilities.
Design: Demonstrates attention to detail.
Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Responds well to questions. Participates in meetings.
Interpersonal Skills: Displays a willingness to make decisions.
Judgment: Displays a willingness to make decisions.
Innovation: Generates suggestions for improving work. Effectively creates and facilitates change.
Delegation: Delegates work assignments.
Skills & Qualifications
Must be competent utilizing Microsoft Office programs including MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.
Ability to learn industry-specific program.
Job Type: Full-time
High school or equivalent
Purchasing: 1 year