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Manager, Purchasing

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Req #: 11973
Entity: Asante Corporate
Location: Medford, OR
Department: Materials Management
Shift: Primarily Mon - Fri / 8AM - 5PM
Union Position: No
FTE: 1.000000
Schedule: Full Time
Salary: $101358.40 - $123884.80 depending on qualifications

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Manager, Purchasing

Additional Position Details: this role is located in Medford, OR and is not open to remote work. For immediate consideration, please send your resume to [email protected]

Position Summary

The Purchasing Manager manages the purchasing within Asante. This includes driving product and service standardization across Asante, managing the communication of group purchasing contract information to maximize utilization of available contracts, maximizing the use of all available tools and technology to achieve highest departmental productivity, assisting in development and maintaining procurement strategies for the system. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Managing our internal Mail Room/Print Shop
  • Overseeing our motorpool
  • Vendor management, including monitoring and evaluating the performance of vendors and serving as a liaison between vendors, department managers and other Hospitals.
  • Managing staff with an emphasis on talent development, teamwork, and job satisfaction; conduct annual evaluations and development planning; lead recruitment, hiring, promotion/demotion, disciplinary counseling, and termination or reassignment activities.



  • Bachelor's degree in related field, or the equivalent in experience and education is required
  • Master's in Business or related field is preferred
  • Lean/Six Sigma/TOC experience or related process improvement certifications are preferred.
  • APICS/CPIM/CSCP or other professional purchasing/materials management industry certifications are preferred


  • 5 years progressive experience in materials management providing knowledge of purchasing, procurement, and materials management information systems is required.
  • Prior formal leadership and healthcare experience highly desired.
  • Experience with Infor/Lawson ERP system, Lumere, Curvo, ECRI, Vizient, Conductiv, MD Buyline, etc. preferred.

What We Offer

  • Competitive starting wage - including earning more for a preferred degree!
  • Comprehensive Total Rewards package including medical, dental, vision, and wellness; retirement plan with up to a 6% employer contribution; and a generous paid time off policy that increases with years of service.
  • Tuition Reimbursement after 1 year of service.

Medical Excellence

Asante is more than a great hospital system in an amazing location. We are a community of passionate providers and service-focused caregivers who collaborate to deliver amazing patient outcomes; a place where titles don't matter as much as your creativity, drive, and passion. Our culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence. For more on our story and award-winning health care, click HERE.

A $1 Billion Investment in our Community

Over the next 10 years, Asante is embarking on its largest growth and development plan yet. It includes a $1 billion investment in the community for new construction, renovation, deferred maintenance, planned replacement, equipment ,and information technology.

Our expansion plans include the following:

  • A new, 323,600-square-foot patient pavilion of Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. The addition will make more space available for people needing emergency care, women's and children's services, heart care and surgery. Construction on the $420 million addition began Nov. 1, 2020, with completion in early 2024. Expansion of the Emergency Department and other renovations are included in the cost.
  • A new, $64 million regional cancer center near the Asante Rogue Regional campus. The nearly 80,000-square-foot Heimann Cancer Center was completed in January 2022 and houses all outpatient cancer services for one-stop patient convenience, including radiation therapy, infusion services, education, and support services.
  • A 24,000 square foot, $15.2 million expansion at the Spears Cancer Center on the campus of Asante Three Rivers. The 35,000-square-foot Spears Cancer Center expansion was completed in November of 2021 and houses all outpatient cancer services for one-stop patient convenience, including radiation therapy, infusion, lab and pharmacy services.
  • A $12.7 million expansion and renovation of the Asante Three Rivers Medical Center Emergency Department to accommodate the growing number of people seeking care. Treating more than 41,000 patients annually, the ED added 11 beds and doubled in size and was completed in December 2020.
  • An expansion for Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center's inpatient behavioral health unit from 18 to 24 beds to address the growing need for acute mental health care. The $6.8 million project was completed in spring 2020 and includes a courtyard garden and calming spaces for patients.

More About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 600,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 6,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we are defined by our values - traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service - Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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