Kforce Purchasing Assistant in Roseville, California

Kforce has a client seeking a Purchasing Assistant in Roseville, California (CA).Summary: Aids in requisitioning supplies, minor equipment and services, including assisting requestors with their online requisitions and vendor portal orders. Provides clerical support for the Purchasing Department, which includes monitoring order confirmations and incoming requisitions. May cover for Buyer in their absence. Performs all Tier 3 customer service duties related to purchasing. As a team member, candidate establishes and maintains strong, collaborative relationships with all customers to identify additional ways to be of service and ensure customer satisfaction. Supports the success of a high-performing shared services organization by helping to champion and drive the long-term vision. Helps foster an environment in which continuous improvement in business processes and services is welcomed and recognized. Participates in programs and in using tools in support of building a high-performance culture via the standard responsibilities (e.g. performance measurement, people development, customer relationship management, etc.).Responsibilities:

  • Processes purchase order confirmations, escalates backorders and price discrepancies as necessary

  • Assists customers by routing their requisitions or inquiries to the service line buyer

  • Serves as the primary clerical resources for the purchasing staff with an emphasis on data entry, online receiving and verification

  • Monitors and maintains the department's shared mailbox, Rightfax and SharePoint Site

  • Provides Online Requisition support to Requestors and Approvers

  • Performs Tier 3 Customer Service duties, including receiving, responding, triaging, and closing incoming Purchasing service requests; creates and closes tickets

  • High School diploma or GED/equivalent required

  • AA/AS is desired

  • Experience in office function support and data entry

  • Experience with Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint preferred

  • Experience in Supply Chain preferred

  • Experience in the healthcare industry preferred

  • Experience in shared services/internal service delivery role preferred

  • Knowledge of basic office support functions

  • Knowledge of Supply Chain practices, policies and procedures preferred

  • Knowledge of medical terminology is preferred

  • Knowledge of applicable state and local sales tax laws preferred

  • Working knowledge of rules and regulations regarding Stark Laws preferred

  • Awareness of contract terms/language preferred

  • Ability to demonstrate strong figure aptitude

  • Ability to communicate ideas both verbally and written

  • Ability to process requests consistently with general supervision

  • Ability to assess problems and resolve or escalate to appropriate team to resolve

  • Strong analytical and problem solving abilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work and collaborate with the organization as needed

  • Ability to work in a team environment

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Requires the ability to work with and maintain confidential information

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours