Purchasing Manager (Full-Time)

Job Type

Full Time




1701 West Superior Street
United States


Erie Family Health Centers is looking for a focused, responsible, strategic individual like you to join our Purchasing Team! The Purchasing Manager is a collaborative role which works with Operational Leaders, Supervises the Purchasing and Receiving staff and provides direction of related functions in cooperation with the Controller.


  • Collaborates with the Finance Team to ensure proper Supply Expense reporting
  • Negotiates supply pricing with Vendors
  • Maintains the setup of the Purchasing system including interface to Accounting systems
  • Maintains reasonable and adequate levels of needed supplies and inventories for all locations and does so while acting as a good steward of financial resources
  • Communicates back ordered product and works to gather information on acceptable substitutes
  • Ensures all orders are supported by approval levels as defined by Purchasing Policy and Procedure
  • Interviews vendors/suppliers to obtain information relative to product, price, service and delivery date. Maintains a product price list and a list of approved vendors which is continually reviewed to evaluate utilization, satisfaction and competitiveness of pricing


  • 4-year degree in Business related field preferred
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a Procurement function required
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel Skills (minimum Pivot Tables, Sumif & V-Lookup) required
  • Two years supervisory experience required
  • Prior purchasing or materials management experience in a health care setting
  • Experience with budget management and supply analysis

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement