Purchasing Coordinator in Louisville, KY at ResCare

Date Posted: 7/5/2018

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Title: Purchasing Coordinator

Job Category: Finance & Accounting

Line of Business: Resource Center Services

About ResCare

Join us in transforming peoples' lives and their communities! ResCare is a one-of-a-kind human services company offering services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, home care for seniors, as well as education, vocational training, and job placement for people of all ages and skill levels. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as a Purchasing Coordinator.

About this Line of Business

Since 1974, ResCare, Inc., has been dedicated to impacting communities for the better with a mission to help people live their best life. As the largest diversified health and human services provider in the U.S., ResCare makes a difference in people's lives and communities by providing home and community-based health services to complex populations.

With more than 45,000 dedicated employees serving over 60,000 people daily across the country, ResCare offers daily living, behavioral health and other health-related support services, pharmacy, remote monitoring solutions, neurorehab therapy, along with vocational training and job placement for people of all ages and skill level.

ResCare is changing the industry through our commitment to continuous quality and safety improvements, and we're investing in technology to connect homes and people. We're also working with federal and state government agencies to educate and advocate for the use of those needed care solutions to improve quality outcomes and reduce costs.

As a(n) Purchasing Coordinator you will: 

  • Provide data analytics for new sourcing and procurement projects.
  • Create and maintain excellent relationships with current and prospective vendors.
  • Estimate cost parameters and budgets for purchases.
  • Develop programs to discover cost reductions with current vendors, while actively seeking new suppliers.
  • Review and analyze all suppliers and pricing options.
  • Reconcile financial transactions.
  • Coordinate with Accounting and Finance to ensure accurate general ledger entries. 
  • Communicate with field operators on new and current projects.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in PCard related buying as it relates to distributing materials, equipment, and supplies.
  • Audit P-Card usage for policy compliance and coding of the accounting system by inspection and comparison of documents or manual calculations.
  • Provide management with weekly, monthly, and annual reports pertaining to P-Card usage, spending patterns, spend limits, and other requests.
  • Work with team members and procurement managers to complete duties as needed.
  • Other job duties and responsibilities will be assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field is required.
  • Must have ability to work independently with a high level of organization. 
  • Strong communication, mathematical and managerial skills are required. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel).
  • Demonstrate expertise in drafting and analyzing mass amounts of financial data, business documents and/or other agreements while assuring compliance with applicable laws, guidelines and contract terms.

Additional Information


ResCare offers a comprehensive benefits package to full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, disability, life, and tuition reimbursement. All employees age 21 and older are eligible to participate in the 401(k) retirement savings plan.

ResCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ResCare does not discriminate against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, age, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation in admission, treatment, or participation in its programs, services and activities, or in employment, or on the basis of gender in its health programs and activities.

9901 Linn Station Rd FL 6 - 11 , Louisville, KY 40223-3824 USA