St. Luke's Hospital Buyer-Materials Management in Duluth, Minnesota

Buyer-Materials Management

Department: 01 Purchasing-Storeroom Department

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: D

Hours: 1.0, M-F, Req # - 18193

Contact Information:

  • Contact: St. Luke's Hospital of Duluth Human Resources

  • Tel: 218-249-5387

  • Fax: 218-249-6094

  • Email:

  • Address: 915 E. 1st Street, Duluth, MN 55805 Duluth, MN 55805

Job Details:

  • Relevant experience is required

  • JOB SUMMARY The Buyer-Materials Management, procures supplies and equipment; maintains inventory levels at par and issues inventoried supplies to departments; maintains Materials Management computer databases; performs supply chain analytics; greets and directs salespeople. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education: High School graduate or equivalent. Experience: At least one (1) year experience (or equivalent) in a buyer, purchasing, Materials Management, inventory management or related field; current knowledge of computer and software systems. Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Education: Bachelor's Degree in business related field preferred. Experience: One (1) year experience with ESI/McKesson, HBOC, NOVA, MediTech materials management software. Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; to exercise good judgment, make independent decisions within Hospital guidelines and accept personnel responsibilities; to establish and maintain good working relationships with medical staff, Hospital staff and vendors; to type. READING - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures. SPEAKING - Basic: Ability to speak simple sentences. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Basic Skills: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance. REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate Skills: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT PHYSICAL DEMANDS Ability to see, hear, sit, bend, walk, talk, and do light lifting of up to twenty-five (25) pounds Stand - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours) Walk - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours) Sit - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Use hands to finger, handle, or feel - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) Reach with hands and arms - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours) Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours) Bending-repetitive forward - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours) Talk or hear - ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours) LIFTING REQUIREMENTS Up to 10 pounds - Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours) Up to 25 pounds - OccasionallyUnder 1/3(1-2.5 hours) WORK ENVIRONMENT Typical Noise Level - Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)