Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

Buyer-TFT Purchasing (BB-529F5)

Found in: Neuvoo CA


Ref# 21COP023

1 ‑ Temporary Full Time ‑Buyer


It is a condition of this posting that your home unit canaccommodate your temporary absence in the event

you are successful.

The Buyer reports to the Procurement Coordinator and isresponsible for conducting transactional procurement

activities for Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre(TBRHSC). The Buyer facilitates the Request for

Quotation process related to the acquisition of supplies, servicesand participates in the procurement processes

for the sourcing and acquisition of capital equipment.

The Buyer supports corporate programs and projects by preparingreports, collecting, analyzing and managing

information and data in support of procurement initiatives.


* Minimum secondary school diploma, preference to candidates withpost secondary qualifications in a business


* Experience in overall supply chain functions required,including buying using formal tendering processes

* Preference to candidates who have:

* completed courses through the Supply Chain ManagementAssociation (SCMA)

* completed courses through the Ontario Public BuyersAssociation (OPBA)

* Experience working with group purchasing organizations

* working knowledge and familiarity with medical supplies andor medical equipment

* Experience with purchasing finance / systems ie VirtuoMedisolutions, SAP

* Good communication, customer service, and organization skillsrequired, with the ability to learn quickly, prioritize

and multi task in a high paced, productivity demanding environment

* Intermediate to advanced level of computer knowledge and experiencerequired

* Attention to detail, and strong keyboarding skills required

* Ability to work independently and as part of a team

* Must be physically capable of working in an office environment,on a computer, and at a desk, for the great

majority of the day

The Health Sciences Centre strives to ensure the safety andsecurity of the patients, visitors, employees and assets

financial and otherwise. As one tool in the recruitment screeningprocess, all offers of employment to external

candidates shall be conditional upon a satisfactory CriminalRecords Check (CRC) to ensure the absence of relevant

criminal convictions.

The Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is committed to deliveringhealthcare in a manner that is consistent with Patient

and Family Centred Care. Applicants are required to have ademonstrated knowledge, understanding and

commitment to this care philosophy.

Candidates will have demonstrated adherence to the Hospital's Codeof Conduct. Regular attendance at work is

imperative, therefore, all applicants will have to demonstrate agood attendance record to be considered for this


We are committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, andaccessible environment supporting diversity in our work

environment to provide quality care where all feel valued,respected, and supported. We are dedicated to building a

workforce reflective of the communities in which we live and serveand encourage Indigenous people, visible

minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply and self‑identify.Upon request, accommodations due to a disability

are available throughout the selection process. Additionally weare identified as an English/French speaking health

sciences centre and encourage bilingual candidates to apply.

If there are no qualified applicants for the above position, theHospital may, at their discretion, train unqualified


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