Mercy Health

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Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer

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Full Time

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We’re a Little Different


Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.


At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.


To learn more about the Springfield community, click here!

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Across all Sisters of Mercy (Mercy) entities, the Senior Buyer has primary responsibility for requisition processing, daily product sourcing, vendor purchase order negotiations, purchase order placement, confirmation follow up, invoice resolution and expediting of purchase orders for products and services for the Mercy Consolidated Services Center as well as all Mercy entities. The Senior Buyer focuses on the ongoing service and enhancement of a minimally intrusive and customer focused purchasing process. Department members actively promote a “servant’s heart” among their team and all Supply Chain Division personnel. The Senior Buyer will perform all work with accord to the mission, vision, and values of Mercy.




Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:


  • High school diploma.
  • One year purchasing and/or health care materials experience.
  • A working knowledge of Lawson Material Management software preferred.
  • Strong public relations and negotiation skills.
  • Experience and comprehension of personal computer applications such as Microsoft Excel and Word.


We’ll Support You at Work and Home


Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.


What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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