Friday , January 27 2023

Blue Cross Careers – Procurement Buyer II

Website Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

Job Description:

A Buyer has the responsibility to know the accepted business purchasing methods and know the purchasing policies and procedures of the organization. It is the responsibility of the buyer to conduct all business in accordance first with the policies and procedures of this organization, but if a subject is not covered by those policies and procedures then to act in accordance with the best business purchasing standards as currently practiced or as directed by the Purchasing Manager.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify purchasing needs and execute purchasing strategies
  • Provide vendor performance input to assist vendor managers
  • Perform cost and benchmarking for individual procurements
  • Monitor open purchasing commitments and forecast stakeholder needs/demand
  • Execute spot-buy purchases
  • Identify opportunities to reduce expenses and improve purchasing efficiency and effectiveness
  • Report on vendor and supplier reliability

Job Requirements:

  • 4-year College Degree
  • Deep understanding and professional experience with Purchasing Contracts
  • 5-7 years as a procurement specialist / buyer
  • Strong market knowledge and experience in working across various functions, businesses

Job Details:

Company:  Blue Cross Blue Shield Association

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Springfield, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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