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Northern Arizona Healthcare Buyer-Supply Chain Management in Flagstaff, Arizona

The Buyer is responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment, and supplies from vendors. As an authority develops in-depth knowledge of NAH purchased products and supply chain domains. S/he is data-driven and process-oriented and evaluates vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers.

Cost Management

  • Responsible for purchasing: determines volumes, cash allocations, consigned vs. bought decisions, proactively works with contract renewals.

  • Works with contracts, GPO, vendors, and internal stakeholders to drive down the cost of the procedure. Manages transitions of products.

  • Drives SCM and NAH strategy: standardize between facilities, better outcomes at lower costs.

  • Acts as and continuously develops as a product category expert: knows alternative products, can influence nursing and physicians, can actively negotiate prices.


  • Responsible for reporting any safety-related incident in a timely fashion through the Midas/RDE tool; attends all safety-related training programs; performs work in a safe manner; monitors work environment for possible safety issues and ensures others are also performing work in a safe manner.

  • Stays current and complies with state and federal regulations/statutes and company policies that impact the employee's area of responsibility.

  • If required for the position, ensures all certifications and/or licenses are up-to-date and valid prior to expiration dates.

  • Completes all company mandatory modules and required job-specific training in the specified time frame.

  • Maintains familiarity with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.


  • Bachelor's Degree- Preferred

Requisition ID: 2021-10959

Street: 1200 N, Beaver St.

Call Required: No

Experience: 0-1 years experience as a buyer- Preferred

Full Name: First Last: MEGAN NORDVEDT

Email Address:

Shift: Days