Date: Feb 28, 2023

Location: Indianapolis, US, 46205

Organization: HHC

Health and Hospital Corporation is an organization that celebrates diversity, and seeks to employ a diverse workforce. We actively encourage all individuals to apply for employment and to seek advancement opportunities. Health and Hospital Corporation also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as required by law. For additional questions please contact us at: hrmail@hhcorp.org.

Job Role Summary

Carries out specified activities in support of the purchasing function for Headquarters and Public Health.  Performs a variety of Purchasing duties. Work can be complex and diversified.  Moderate analytical ability is utilized to gather and interpret overall purchasing requirements. This position will source and negotiate pricing
agreements, and/or service standards, issue purchase orders and monitor product and supplier performance.
Will manage key supplier relationships, establish new relationships,
develop innovative approaches to value add, drive annual cost down initiatives, support annual corporate goals


•    Completion of high school education with at least 3 years of experience in purchasing or a B.S. degree in business or related field preferred.
•    Procurement experience in the public sector a plus

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

•    Excellent verbal and written skills for communicating with departments and vendors.  Situations will occur which may be controversial involving and requiring considerable tact and diplomacy in maintaining effective working relationships both inside and outside of the Health and Hospital Corporation’s setting
•    Above average mathematical skills to interpret diverse and complicated data pertaining to purchases
•    Thorough knowledge of basic procurement practices and procedures 
•    Thorough knowledge of electronic Purchasing module
•    Extensive knowledge of cost of goods, pricing trends and indexes, inventory control, reimbursement, and
•    market conditions
•    Knowledgeable regarding applicable laws related to purchasing. Must be able to prioritize work; know when assistance is needed

Working Enviornment

•    Standard work environment
•    Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
•    May be required to attend meetings or perform work remote from HQ

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Indianapolis