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PURCHASING AGENTJobs@UIOWA

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: PurchasingSalary: $40,748.00 to CommensurateAdvertising Ends On: 08/07/2017Job Duties: Entry level purchasing agent position for an individual with basic procurement or contract skills. Provide support to the Purchasing Department by managing and monitoring purchase contracts ensuring compliance with contract terms. Issue competitive solicitations including Request for Quotes, Request for Proposals and Requests for Qualifications as needed. Resolve contract performance and payment issues, manage third party contract interface, and maintain related purchase orders, contracts and catalog items. Responsible for the routine procurement of goods and services including animal related products, car rental and travel services, dental related products, furniture, hotel agreements and food products, services and equipment. Evaluate and recommend appropriate methods for procuring requested goods and services. Ensure compliance with Federal and State Laws, Regents and University policies and procedures and the University's Strategic plan, plus departmental and divisional mission statements. Characteristics Duties and Responsibilities Manage and monitor purchasing contracts to ensure compliance with contract terms. Administer the University’s procurement process including the evaluation and processing of requisitions, issuing purchase order for animal related products, car rental and travel services, dental related products, furniture, hotel agreements and food products, services and equipment. Analyze contract and vendor performance, negotiates and resolves contract disputes and problems and research/query the system as needed. Recommend termination of a contract as necessary, i.e. non-performance, contract awarded to a new supplier. Develop written technical bid specifications for competitive Request for Quotations and initiates Request for Proposals for departments, campus-wide needs, and potentially multi-entity projects. Consult frequently with campus customers to discuss, evaluate and plan for current and future needs. Research market conditions and determine trends. Provide opportunities for customer involvement in improving the purchasing process including policy and procedural matters, commodities, vendor selection, analysis and award of bids. Maintain a reasonable knowledge of contract administration. Research and analyze specific commodities to maximize cost savings and strategize new areas of opportunity. Contribute to the effective implementation of new systems or processes that add value and enhances the purchasing process. Must be able to work independently, completes assigned tasks. Make basic decisions regarding purchases. Involve the Purchasing leadership on increasingly complicated purchases or contracts. Obtain information about vendors and commodities. Work directly with departments and Accounts Payable to resolve pricing issues with vendors. Participate in the strategic planning for the department. Understand current strategic plan for the Purchasing Department. Must be able to problem solve and implement solutions. Make decisions or recommendations on based upon analysis of purchasing data. Effectively use analytical tools (data bases, spread sheets) to document, assess and analyze information to support decisions. Maintain commitment to business affirmative action at the University of Iowa by promoting the State of Iowa Targeted Small Business and Iowa Small Business programs through recruiting, encouraging and supporting those vendors. Maintain strict adherence to the Anti-kickback Law of 1986, and follow and subscribe to the National Association of Educational Buyers (NAEB) Code of Ethics. Serve on assigned Department and University cross-functional teams and committees. Represent the University at professional functions. Promote strategic partnering of external purchasing activities for procedural compliance.  Applicant Credentials are Subject to VerificationBackground checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candida[...]



SUPPLY CHAIN ASSOCIATE(SUPPLY CHAIN ASSOCIATE)Jobs@UIOWA

Wed, 5 Jul 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Biochemistry

Salary: $35,271.00 - $40,000.00

Advertising Ends On: 07/27/2017

Job Duties:

This person will assist with the management and operation of the Biochemistry Stores Specialized Service Center. This person will additionally serve as the backup for the Supply Chain Manager during leaves and absences.



 



CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES





  1. Responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operation of the Biochemistry Stores, including functional supervision of point-of-sale staff and ensuring excellent customer.




  2. Oversee inventory controls, transaction history, usage, and determination of reorder quantities.




  3. Manage manual replenishment process, including monitoring PeopleSoft queries, item selection, order placement through University PReqs system, tracking, and order issue resolution.




  4. Handle all aspects of Special orders, including item selection, order placement, delivery updates, customer concerns, invoicing, and tracking.




  5. Manage the appearance of the stockroom, including flyer updates, cleaning, minor maintenance, and facilities management work requests.




  6. Participate in cash, and cash equivalent, handling.



Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



SUPPLY CHAIN ASSOCIATEJobs@UIOWA

Wed, 12 Jul 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Procurement Services

Salary: $35,271.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 07/26/2017

Job Duties:

The Procurement & Value Implementation Services Department is hiring for a Supply Chain Associate position on 3rd shift.



Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 11:00 pm – 7:30 am



Key areas of responsibility include:




  • Maintain inventory/equipment database in the Main Operating Room.

  • Perform user testing related to all updates and corrections.

  • Serve as Optiflex subject matter expert.

  • Evaluate, procure, and audit the delivery of goods and services.



Please note regarding references:  Five professional references with valid email addresses will be required at a later step in the recruitment process.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240



SUPPLY CHAIN ASSOCIATEJobs@UIOWA

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 12:00:00 CDT

Department: Procurement Services

Salary: $35,271.00 to Commensurate

Advertising Ends On: 08/08/2017

Job Duties:

The Procurement & Value Implementation Services Department is looking to fill two Supply Chain Associate positions on second shift.



Hours: Mon-Fri 3:00pm-11:30pm



Key areas of responsibility include:




  • Maintain inventory/equipment database in the Main Operating Room.

  • Perform user testing related to all updates and corrections.

  • Serve as Optiflex subject matter expert.

  • Evaluate, procure, and audit the delivery of goods and services.



Please note regarding references:  Five professional references with valid email addresses will be required at a later step in the recruitment process.

Applicant Credentials are Subject to Verification
Background checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.


IOWA CITY, IA 52240