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Procurement Agent

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Procurement Agent, Procurement


We are seeking a talented business-minded individual who can drive procurement-related sourcing decisions and oversee contracting activity.  You will be responsible for utilizing analytical, procurement sourcing, contracting, negotiating, and/or business law skills and training for the purpose of purchasing goods and services related to our course of business.


Heartland Dental proudly supports 850+ dental offices and more than 10,000 team members across the country. We are hard-working, fun-loving and fast-growing – looking for our next perfect fit!


This role reports to the Strategic Sourcing Manager. 


Below is an overview of the duties and responsibilities you would take on in this role:

  • Assist with the gathering and assimilation of information to support Procurement reporting needs.
  • Engage appropriate stakeholders to aggregate spend and develop requirements for competitive sourcing events.
  • Partner with Strategic Sourcing Manager to create Requests for Proposal (RFP’s), select bidders, evaluate bids, select sources and negotiate contract terms.
  • Provide support for the rollout of a procurement policy and contract management. Assist in developing standard RFP and contract templates. 
  • Identify and implement new opportunities to deliver cost savings and educate others on the benefits of sound procurement practices.
  • Perform review of contract terms and conditions, particularly those related to pricing, payment, and delivery, and provide recommendations to internal business partners and supported dental offices.
  • Work with the legal department to ensure alignment and negotiate, finalize, and execute contracts.
  • Develop and manage Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to manage supplier performance.
  • Maintain and build relationships with key stakeholders, suppliers, manufacturers and professional organizations to identify, benchmark, and implement Supplier Management & Procurement best practices.
  • Seek out innovative sourcing options, building procurement strategies to maximize value while ensuring that internal expectations and requirements are met.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Finance, Business or related field
  • Strong technical skills with Microsoft Excel (Macros and PivotTables a plus) and PowerPoint
  • Ability to assimilate data, draw conclusions, and make recommendations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work across functions, and comfortable with Senior-level engagement


Desirable Qualifications:

  • 2 to 3 years’ experience in Procurement, Supply Chain or related field
  • Experience in assisting with competitive sourcing
  • Experience in reviewing contracts
  • Experience with a contract management platform/software


We put our people first at Heartland Dental, and that shows in our generous benefits package.


Company retains the sole discretion to change the duties of the position at any time.


We provide all employees and applicants for employment the protections of federal, state, and local laws affording equal opportunity in employment.



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