Purchasing Agent

6 months
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Job Description

Job Overview

On March 1, 2017 McKesson Corporation (NYSE MCK) and Change Healthcare Holdings, Inc., formed a new healthcare information technology company, setting an incredibly exciting course for the future. The entity combined substantially all of Change Healthcare's business and the majority of McKesson Technology Solutions (MTS) into the new company.
*Please note if you apply to this job you are completing an application for employment with Change Healthcare, and not McKesson Corporation. If you are contacted by a Change Healthcare recruiter, please feel free to ask questions related to this new organization.
Our culture is guided by our core values which are woven into the fabric of every aspect of our company; pursue purpose, champion innovation, earn trust, be agile, and include all.
Join our team today where we are creating a better coordinated, increasingly collaborative, and more efficient healthcare system!
Current Need- Purchasing Agent (Fixed term 12-18 months)
Position Description

The Purchasing team is tasked to fulfill purchase requests such as production purchases for customer orders, purchases of evaluation equipment for testing ad qualification purposes, and other purchases for internal use.Quality is our top priority, only qualified materials and components will be ordered and all materials must meet specification outlined in the bills of materials, and only qualified suppliers are used for all purchases.

Daily transactions and activities are in compliance with IWS SOP's and Work Instructions and are governed by ISO and FDA regulations.

  • Performs day to day ordering of software, hardware and services
  • Resolves product or order related issue and concern promptly with internal and external partners professionally in accordance with ICARE principles
  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
  • Expedites and follows-up on purchase orders and delivery dates, and escalates shortage issues
  • Assists suppliers and internal customers to resolve invoice & payment issues by being the liaison between Finance/Accounting and others
  • Manages inbound freight, delivery cost and timeline to ensure products are delivered as planned/required and provide proof of delivery when required
  • Maintains and updates SAP to ensure current and correct cost is registered and used in bills of materials via monthly cost update and BOM cost rollup
  • Practices Purchasing principles to ensure quality and value of products & services purchased
  • Maintains and updates all worksheets and files timely and accurately to meet specified/related regulatory and business requirements
  • Monitors and maintains cost of all items used and achieve the cost saving target set by management annually to reduce material cost and inventory carrying cost
  • Analyzes and reports supplier fill rate and non-conformance accurately and promptly

Minimum Requirements

  • 2 years purchasing experience

Critical Skills

  • Good English communication skills (both verbal and written) suitable for interacting constructively with peers and stakeholders within the company and with external suppliers and partners
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good inter-personal skills
  • Solid knowledge in Office products such as Word and Excel

Additional Knowledge & Skills

  • Working knowledge of company products, company functions, purchasing policies and procedures, and communication and writing skills.


  • 4-year degree in related field or equivalent experience

Physical Requirements

  • General Office Demands

Benefits & Company Statement

Change Healthcare is one of the largest, independent healthcare technology companies in the United States. We are a key catalyst of a value-based healthcare system - working alongside our customers and partners to accelerate the journey towards improved lives and healthier communities.
We provide software and analytics, network solutions and technology-enabled services that help our customers obtain actionable insights, exchange mission-critical information, control costs, optimize revenue opportunities, increase cash flow and effectively navigate the shift to value-based healthcare. Our solutions enable improved efficiencies and insights for all major stakeholders across the healthcare system, including commercial and governmental payers, employers, hospitals, physicians and other providers, laboratories and consumers.

Agency Statement
No agencies please.

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