• Buyer

    ID
    2018-1868
    Category
    Administrative/Clerical
  • Overview

    Antech Diagnostics, the largest exclusively commercial veterinary diagnostic laboratory in the nation, is in search of a Buyer working out of our Fountain Valley office and reporting directly to Director of Purchasing.

     

    As part of the VCA Family, which operates the largest network of freestanding, full-service animal hospitals in the nation, Antech Diagnostics delivers state of the art testing and consulting services to practicing veterinarians.  Our diagnostic spectrum of tests in areas of chemistry, pathology, endocrinology, serology, hematology, and microbiology enhance the veterinarians ability to detect, diagnose, evaluate and prevent disease and other conditions affecting animals.

    Responsibilities

    Do you have Purchasing experience? Do you have a passion for helping animals and enjoy working in a fast paced environment; Antech Diagnostics has the perfect job for you!  

     

    This position will be responsible to purchase all non-capital materials and supplies in support of assigned laboratory locations.  

    • Assist and train labs with using IOS system.
    • Review the lab’s pending requirements to assure correct supplier, pricing, and quantity for the lab, based upon historical ordering patterns.  Pricing should be checked for accuracy against recent supplier agreements or pricing updates.
    • Responsible for achieving best pricing and delivery.
    • Keep the labs informed of any deviations to their stated requirements.
    • Assist labs with purchasing related issues they may have in a timely and courteous manner.
    • Ensure that the IOS system is kept updated.

    Qualifications

    • Associates Degree or certification in purchasing, such as CPP or
    • Minimum 1-2 years of purchasing experience as a clerk/expeditor or buyer
    • Organized with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
    • Strong interpersonal, organizational, negotiation and problem solving skills
    • Excellent verbal a d written communication skills
    • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

    Antech Diagnostics provides sophisticated testing and consulting services used by veterinarians in the detection, diagnosis, evaluation, monitoring, treatment, and prevention of diseases and other conditions affecting animals.

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