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Purchasing Assistant

Manchester, NH -PMH1 Pharmacy Support Full-time

PillPack is rapidly growing and so is the Purchasing team in Manchester, NH. Operating with the
technical guidance and reporting to the Director of Purchasing, the Purchasing Assistant III will be an
integral part of the PillPack growth. They will be working as the day to day purchaser for the pharmacies
needs, placing multiple orders per day for one of our locations and one Sunday evening order. They will
assist in forecasting of direct and indirect contracts with manufacturers, inventory and cost tracking.
This role is complex, requiring a high level of knowledge of the industry and how our purchasing
decisions impact each of our vendor contracts and staying compliant with our primary wholesaler while
still optimizing cost savings across the business. This individual will have strong organizational skills and
ability to work within a group setting as well as independently and prioritize ongoing activities.
Experience as a pharmacy purchaser and knowledge in supply chain management activities including
ordering, electronically receiving shipments, and processing invoices is a must.

The successful candidate will be customer oriented, with their primary focus of making sure the
pharmacy has just in time inventory in order to get prescriptions filled on schedule. They identify cost
savings strategies through the departments current purchasing channels and ones not yet identified by
the business. Works directly with other internal departments and pharmacy locations across multiple
time zones to correctly assess and fulfill the medications needed. Strong interpersonal skills will be
needed as this person will be working directly with vendors and sales representatives maintaining
relationships. Works closely with related departments in assuring timely and effective utilization of
pharmaceuticals and pharmacy supplies. This role manages a high degree of complexity to deliver the
right customer product at the right time that has a huge impact on customer satisfaction. They must
translate business needs into workable solutions and navigate frequent changes of NDC’s due to supply
issues from the manufacturers or wholesalers changing their primary manufacturer to carry. A strong
sense of urgency is needed to ensure orders, projections of manufacturer changes are communicated
across multiple departments ahead of time and everyone knows what the strategic plan is.

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We offer an opportunity to be an integral part of a company that is on a mission to reinvent pharmacy and improve peoples’ lives. Benefits of being a full-time employee at PillPack include, but are not limited to:

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Competitive compensation

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Full medical, dental, vision package and 401(k) plan

PillPack is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.