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TransForm Shared Service Organization

ABOUT US:
TransForm Shared Service Organization, a nonprofit, unique, innovative, results-driven organization that provides a broad range of integrated services and support to its member hospitals in Erie St. Clair and other customers in the healthcare industry. Our services include: information technology and information management support, sourcing and contract management, purchasing and logistics, services as well as project management. Our Mission is to deliver exceptional service and create new opportunities to improve value to the health system. If you are service oriented, dedicated to exceeding performance expectations and interested in reaching your full potential, TransForm is for you! We welcome and appreciate your interest in our organization.

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Position:  Purchasing Specialist

Region:  Chatham – Kent, Sarnia – Lambton, Windsor – Essex

Description:  POSITION SUMMARY:
The Purchasing Specialist is responsible for executing TransForm’s purchasing process, within the policies and procedures and consistent with the requirements for quality, quantity and price for the participating hospitals in the Erie-St Clair Local Health Integration Network (ESC LHIN). This position also initiates, investigates and implements programs and procedures involving the cost reduction of purchased goods and services.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:
• Places orders required utilizing computerized software for the daily operation of all departments including performing duties such as receiving stock requisitions, sourcing suppliers, negotiating price, and co-coordinating delivery
• Acts as a resource to provide information to a variety of internal and external clients on material resources procedures and collaborates with clients on problems with materials and/or services
• Supports the standardization of supplies and equipment across the hospitals through involvement in the development of product specifications, identifying potential applications, and organizing evaluations and eventual purchase through interaction with stakeholders and supply chain staff
• Conducts regular research to identify and present business cases for new and innovative products/equipment/technology, which may enhance or improve patient care or safety of staff. Remains current with latest trends and practice issues.
• Ensures that goods have technical approval and comply with established policy and procedures to prevent potential safety hazards and incompatibility with established standards.
• Liaises with customers to clearly understand their purchasing and supply requirements and works with Customer Service Specialist to coordinate and prioritize the processing of customer requisitions.
• Responds to the changing requirements of customers, and coordinates the development of best practice guidelines and performance targets and follows up with customer issues.
• Evaluates TransForm service performance.
• Perform all supply chain functions in compliance with Broader Public Sector (BPS) Directives

MUST-HAVES:
• Two (2) year college diploma in Supply Chain, Business or related discipline
• Two (2) to four (4) years’ of purchasing experience
WE VALUE:
• Healthcare experience
OTHER CONDITIONS:
• Minimal exposure to disagreeable conditions typical of an office position exposed to stress and pressure associated with multiple priorities and deadlines
• Must be able to travel within the Southwestern Ontario area, when required
• Must be able to work evenings and weekends, when required


Salary:  To be negotiated

Terms of Employment:  Temporary Full-Time

Deadline for Application:  Wednesday, January 23, 2019

How to Apply:  HOW TO APPLY:
Please email a copy of your cover letter and resume to HR@transformsso.ca referencing the job you are applying to and where you found our job posting.

TransForm is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fair and accessible employment practices that attract and retain employees. Upon request, accommodations for disabilities will be provided to support participation in all aspects of the recruitment process.

By applying to this position you are confirming you possess either a Canadian citizenship, permanent resident status or work permit.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

TransForm is currently not accepting applications from recruitment agencies. Thank you for your cooperation.


Location:  Chatham

Profession Type:  Support Services/Operations (Food Service, IT)

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