Providence Health & Services Procurement Expeditor in Renton, Washington


Providence is calling a Procurement Expeditor to Providence Health & Services in Renton, WA.

We are seeking a Procurement Expeditor to performs a variety of general office and procurement functions which support the Procurement Services department. The expeditor is the central point to receive and facilitate all general incoming phone and email requests to Procurement. Initiate communication with Procurement personnel and partnering with Contracting, the Data Management Team, and vendor representatives, to ensure the fulfillment of contract terms,monitor vendor accuracy in ERP system, and coordinate item and vendor requests. The expeditor with direction from management is responsible for coordinating department requests as directed by management for daily procurement department function. This position requires computer proficiency which includes data entry, document management, and data retrieval. Above average typing skills with strong background in keyboard data entry. Performs all duties in a manner which promotes team concept. Successfully uses technologies for auto-triggered purchase orders, Internet catalog, Internet price search, and electronic transfer of orders to vendor via EDI or Internet. Plans and performs tasks correctly, in a timely and orderly manner, while meeting productivity goals. Understands the organizational structure of Providence St. Joseph Health. Able to effectively problem-solve issues and tasks. Adheres to established policies and procedure and exhibitingthe defined characteristics associated with attendance and punctuality. Possesses problem solving skills at a level where informed decisions can be made according to identified processes with minimal leadership intervention.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Assists in expediting all issues pertaining to acquisition, receiving, distribution and invoice reconciliation.

  • Reviews open orders, backorders and unconfirmed files utilizing the reporting feature within MMIS, expedites overdue shipments per established Procurement business processes and collaborates with the Sr. Buyer on appropriate next steps if resolution cannot be secured.

  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes assessing customer needs, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluating customer satisfaction.

  • Contributes to the proper and timely payment of invoices by communicating with vendors and maintaining communication with Accounts Payable. Reconciles shipping problems with receiving.

  • Responsible for processing of returns and validation of credits received per established Procurement business processes.

  • Contact suppliers in order to resolve delivery schedules or expedite deliveries and to resolve mis-shipments, late deliveries, and other problems.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED.

  • 2 years’ experience in General office experience.

  • Demonstrated customer service skills

  • Assume personal responsibility for actions

  • Friendly and service-oriented

  • Highly thorough and dependable

  • PC skills in MS Excel, MS Word, MS Project or Smartsheet.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 12 units of college coursework completion

  • 1 years’ experience in Healthcare field

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Professional & Administration

Location: Washington-Renton

Req ID: 191421