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Cardinal Health Specialist Purchasing in Bonifacio Global City, Philippines

What Purchasing contributes to Cardinal Health

Global Sourcing is responsible for creating and managing diverse strategic supplier partnerships that drive enterprise value with innovation, best cost and competitive advantages that benefit customers, suppliers and patients. Develops and executes strategic plans by leveraging market intelligence, industry knowledge and cross-functional collaboration. Competitive advantage is created through supplier selection and management, contract negotiation, supply chain optimization and risk mitigation.

Purchasing is responsible for managing supplier relations at a tactical level, may negotiate product cost, and utilizing terms and conditions, working with internal customers to reduce product cost, improve the supply chain and evaluate supplier performance, and executing purchase orders and manages raw material inventory.

Job Summary

The Specialist, Purchasing assists in day-to-day operational execution of Cardinal Health’s supply chain strategy and management of global indirect master data and direct master data in the United States. This job is also responsible for running standardized reports and coordinating with management at Cardinal Health-owned factories and with external suppliers to determine product demand, assist in purchase order support, and to communicate and resolve supply chain disruptions. Additionally, this job must stay up-to-date on changes in policies, strategies and regulations. This job has an impact on the financial success of Cardinal Health’s supply chain operation through ensuring consistent and efficient supply chain operations.


  • Manages and supports execution of purchase orders, including ownership of functionality and back end data management and order tracking using Cardinal Health’s internal technology platforms (SAP, Ariba).
  • Coordinates with internal management to understand production and distribution operations, including identification, analysis, and resolution of any issues that may affect product supply chain.
  • Produces and sends reports to customers on domestic and global product supply and assists in escalation of product supply issues to management.
  • Coordinates with cross-functional teams to understand the current operating environment and Cardinal’s global supply train strategy, as well as to understand product portfolio demand and supply.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support purchasing operations and participates in ad hoc projects, as necessary.
  • Communicates relevant changes in policy, strategy and regulations, and participates in development of action plans to mitigate risk.
  • Will manage Cardinal Health South Korea Procure to Pay transactional activities


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Accounting & Finance, Economics, Engineering or Supply Chain Management
  • At least 2 years of relevant working experience preferably in Procurement Operations, Procure to Pay, Accounts Payable in a multi-national shared service or BPO environment
  • System application knowledge in SAP Ariba and SAP ERP
  • Strong analytical and planning skills
  • Minimum requirement of intermediate Microsoft Excel proficiency
  • Demonstrate strong end to end understanding of Procure to Pay process
  • Understanding of Source to pay process with background in Sourcing, Contract and Vendor management is a plus
  • Intermediate problem-solving skills and able to build effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies basic concepts, principles and technical capabilities to perform routine tasks
  • Works on projects of limited scope and complexity
  • Follows established procedures to resolve readily identifiable technical problems
  • Works under direct supervision and receives detailed instructions
  • Develops competence by performing structured work assignments

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