Purchasing/Receiving Lead

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Responsible for ensuring that all supplies and equipment necessary for the daily operations of the pharmacy are available. Supervises Purchasing Specialists and Receiving Specialists. Responsible for maintaining continuity with the returns of drugs to the pharmacy, handling and processing state medication returns in accordance with State mandates and criteria, and reconciling expired medications and for pharmacy purchasing and inventory management.
Review and maintain inventory supply levels as required.
Utilize inventory control programs and policies to achieve targeted inventory levels and turns.
Identify appropriate order levels, place orders, and monitor accuracy of reordered inventory shipments received.
Ensure that inventory is properly replenished to the appropriate dispensing areas within the pharmacy.
Receive and stock product
Check returned products for expiration dates.
Review the inventory and purchasing needs on a daily basis.
Coordinate resolution of all inventory order problems (i.e. back orders, manufacturer outs).
Prepare, participate in and monitor accuracy of all physical inventories.
Create bins and labels for new product
Organize items refused from facilities.
Ensure products are disposed of according to expiration dates and required handling procedures.
Maintain Purchase Order log and review and approve invoices for payment and provide reports for and track all Credits (wholesaler and other) and inventory transfers, as required.
Process returns, determining credit eligibility and manage restocking of inventory
Supervises appropriate Purchasing and Receiving staff.
Follow all applicable government regulations including HIPAA.
Other duties as assigned; Job duties may vary by location.
Management Responsibilities: _(if applicable)_
Perform human resources duties to include, but not limited to: hiring, firing, promoting, evaluating, training, etc.
Responsible for providing employees with timely, candid and constructive feedback; developing employees to their full potential and providing challenging opportunities that enhance employee career growth; developing the appropriate talent pool to ensure adequate bench strength and succession planning; recognizing and rewarding employees for accomplishments.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent
3+ years Customer Service experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Publisher
Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English
Ability to perform accurately and efficiently when inputting information
Possess and obtain knowledge of drug names - generic and trade. Ability to recognize subtle differences in names and number
Knowledge of perpetual inventory processes and systems preferred
Preferred Qualifications: _(if above and beyond the minimum required)_
3 years of experience in pharmacy or long-term care setting
Certification as a Pharmacy Technician is preferred
Physical Demands: May sit, stand, stoop, bend and walk intermittently during the day. May sit or stand seven (7) to ten (10) hours per day. May be necessary to work extended hours as needed. Finger dexterity to operate office equipment required. May need to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds on occasion. Visual acuity to see and read fine prints. Specific vision abilities required by this role include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus. Must be able to hear normal voice sounds. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this role.
Work Environment: Work in a climate-controlled, smoke-free internal environment.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Omnicare is fully committed to employing a diverse workforce. We recruit and retain talented individuals without regard to gender, race, age, marital status, disability, and veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. Omnicare is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Date: 2014-05-22
Country: US
State: OH
City: Perrysburg
Postal Code: 43552
Category: Pharmacy Technician
Job Type: Regular Full-Time

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