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Company: Vizient
Location: Irving, TX
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Business Services, Consulting

Description

When you're the best, we're the best. We instill an environment where employees feel engaged, satisfied and able to contribute their unique skills and talents. We provide extensive opportunities for personal and professional development, building both employee competence and organizational capability to fuel exceptional performance now and in the future.

Summary:

In this role, you will contribute to the goal of reducing overall supply chain costs by improving price accuracy.  You will utilize purchase order transaction data to identify price discrepancies between POs, vendor acknowledgments and contract prices to recognize areas for cost savings. You will support the purchasing and item master services infrastructure consisting of buyers, transaction analysts, item master, and quality assurance colleagues that are focused on client purchases and item master pricing.

Responsibilities:

  • Interact with members, contracted vendors and distributors as necessary to assist account management in the resolution of vendor pricing issues.

  • Send price management discrepancy summary emails weekly.

  • Pull customer requested price management reports and provide training and guidance regarding these reports as needed.

  • Serve as a liaison for all contract data issues regarding pricing, units of measure, manufacturers, catalog numbers, etc.

  • Assist account management with identifying and processing custom pricing, contract enrollment, tier management and distribution mark-ups.

Qualifications:

  • Relevant degree preferred.

  • 2 or more years' relevant work experience required.

  • Strong Excel and analytical skills required.

  • Experience in designing/altering queries using various tools, including SQL and Access preferred.

  • Knowledge of purchasing data, contracts and tiers preferred.

  • Understanding of medical suppliers, vendors and their relationships a plus.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Estimated Hiring Range:

This position is also incentive eligible.

Vizient has a comprehensive benefits plan! Please view our benefits here:

http://www.vizientinc.com/about-us/careers

Equal Opportunity Employer:   Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The Company is committed to equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender identity, ethnicity, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law.


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