The Branch Procurement Specialist is responsible for the equipment/parts order life cycle, from start to finish. This includes supporting and coordinating with the Sales and Service departments. Project planning and management for all equipment and parts orders, from start to finish, is managed by this role.
Management and creation of quotes and contracts
Fulfills all equipment orders from Equipment Specialists, Territory Sales Representatives and all internal/external customers, while maintaining an optimum inventory of items and determining an ideal source for purchase
Manages invoices, prepares purchase orders, maintains equipment files, processes credits and returns, and tracks first payment
Verifies orders upon receipt from the shipper and stages equipment for delivery or installation
Coordinates the installation of equipment with the Service Department, Equipment Specialist, Territory Salesperson and the Customer
References master data vendor price lists and creates equipment files and notes in CRM
Manages all warranty claims, manufacturer repairs, and item maintenance
Manages the parts life-cycle: ordering, receiving, invoicing, returns, and inventory management
Works closely with TechEdge Service Coordinator(s) for all resource and project planning
Demonstrates a commitment to Patterson’s values and professionalism through appropriate conduct at all times
Performs other duties as assigned
Project planning for this position will track the entire cycle of an equipment/parts order including:
Equipment orders (PO) / Timing determination between vendors and customers
Resource planning (scheduling)
Associate’s degree or above with general business or accounting concentration preferred, or 2-5 years equivalent experience
Has strong organizational, planning, and multi-tasking skills, demonstrates sound judgment and excellent decision-making abilities, and shows a great attention to detail
Possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to positively contribute to the Branch team environment by taking initiative to learn and improve upon skillsets
Uses technology with efficiency, including Microsoft 365 and SAP CRM and ECC platforms
1-3 years previous experience in the Dental Industry
Previous working experience with project management
Patterson Companies, Inc. is a value-added distributor serving the dental and veterinary markets. Named one of America’s Best Large Employers of 2016 by Forbes, we were also named four consecutive times to the Forbes List of Most Trustworthy Companies. We strive to create a memorable difference in the lives of our customers and their clients. Every Patterson employee supports our mission of connecting expertise to inspired ideas, products and services, and we support our employees through operational innovation, continuous improvement and a commitment to talent.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Patterson Companies, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.
If you require reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the hiring process, you may submit your request to HR by calling1-866-234-2165or by email to[email protected]. You can also mail your request to Patterson Companies, Inc. Attn: HR EEO Coordinator, 1031 Mendota Heights Rd, St. Paul, MN, 55120. Information received will be routed to a representative who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration of your request.