Buyer II - Supply Chain Management (90005077)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7070984 (Ref.No. 5020-en_US)
Posted: October 14, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Purpose

As a member of the Baylor College of Medicine Supply Chain Management team, the Buyer II will be responsible for supporting Senior Buyer, Procurement Manager, and/or Director Supply Chain, in the procurement of goods and services in specific commodity areas.

Job Duties
  • Corresponds with or interviews approved suppliers to obtain price, specifications, and delivery information.
  • Researches and sources suppliers for new items.
  • Consult with suppliers, management, departmental, and faculty resources for contractual agreements and priorities.
  • Consults and establishes working relationships with other departments and faculty members.
  • Develops strong relationships with customer technical or service personnel.
  • Shares opinions, ideas, and resources with others to achieve common goals; fosters teamwork and collaboration, builds trust.
  • Assists in identifying and qualifying new suppliers and/or subcontractors and prepares documentation to recommend adding to approved supplier list pursuant to Baylor procedures.
  • Assists in negotiating contracts with suppliers and/or subcontractors to minimize the liability of Baylor. Contracts will address such issues as stocking or consignment programs, unit price, delivery, terms and conditions, etc.
  • Identifies and realizes cost savings opportunities to achieve yearly cost reduction targets.
  • May assist with make/buy evaluations and clarify procurement issues related to the evaluation.
  • Sources components or services from approved supplier list, evaluates Request for Quote (RFQ), negotiates price, quality, and delivery.
  • Selects supplier and places purchase orders in conformance to Baylor procedures and Ethical Codes of Conduct.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Procurement, Operations, or related field. Four years relevant work experience may substitute for degree requirement. 
  • Two years of relevant experience.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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