Food and Nutrition Buyer

Emory Univ Hospital
Campus Location
Atlanta, GA, 30322
Campus Location
EUH Food & Nutrition
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Number
Job Category
Business Operations
Standard Hours
40 Hours
Hourly Minimum
USD $16.80/Hr.
Hourly Midpoint
USD $21.60/Hr.


Be inspired. Be valued. Belong. 


At Emory Healthcare we fuel your professional journey with better benefits, valuable resources, ongoing mentorship and leadership programs for all types of jobs, and a supportive environment that enables you to reach new heights in your career and be what you want to be.  We provide:

  • Comprehensive health benefits that start day 1
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance & Reimbursement Programs
  • Family-focused benefits
  • Wellness incentives

Ongoing mentorship, development, leadership programs...and more!



  • Interacts with vendors to secure supplies, equipment, and services for multiple hospital campuses and physician practices.
  • Reviews and processes requests from online requisitioning system.
  • Places orders, reviews order confirmations, monitors open purchase orders to ensure timely delivery.
  • Reviews and resolves invoice discrepancies.
  • Works with customers to plan for and purchase capital equipment.
  • Processes capital equipment requests, and monitors open orders to ensure timely delivery.
  • Responds to customer telephone calls and e-mails.
  • Reviews requisitions for accuracy and compliance with contracts and policies.
  • Converts requisitions to purchase orders, submits purchase orders to vendors, reviews confirmations and makes changes as necessary, communicates back order information to customers.
  • Runs and reviews weekly open order reports.
  • Contacts. Works with customers to develop product, equipment, or service specifications, and obtains quotes for budget requests or pending purchases.
  • vendors to determine order status, documents order status, and communicates order status to customers.
  • Reviews Capital Equipment Requests for appropriate approvals and quote information.
  • Creates purchase orders and submits to vendors.
  • Provides purchase order copy to requestor and Finance.
  • Monitors open capital equipment orders to ensure timely delivery.
  • Reviews and resolves discrepant invoices forwarded online by Accounts Payable.
  • Contacts vendors to obtain credits and corrected invoices.
  • Communicates status of unresolved discrepancies to Accounts Payable.
  • Performs other task as assigned.

  • Two years of college or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Two years of purchasing, materials management, or related experience required.
  • Positions within this classification may require previous hospital purchasing experience.

Additional Details

Supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture.  Emory Healthcare (EHC) is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or veteran's status. EHC does not discriminate on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. EHC respects, values, and celebrates the unique perspectives and backgrounds of all individuals. EHC aspires to create an environment of collaboration and true belonging for all our patients and team members.  Emory Healthcare (EHC) is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.


ACCOMODATIONS: EHC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.”


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (Medium-Heavy) 36-75 lbs., 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 20-35 lbs., 34-66% of the workday; (frequently); 10-20 lbs., 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 75 lbs. max; Carrying of objects up to 35 lbs.; Occasional to frequent standing & walking; Occasional sitting; Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing); Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure; Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors; Communicable diseases; Electrical shock; Floor Surfaces; Hot/Cold Temperatures; Indoor/Outdoor conditions; Latex; Lighting; Patient care/handling injuries; Radiation; Shift work; Travel may be required; Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators; environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.


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