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Precise. Reliable. Powerful. Join a team as innovative as the technology we manage.

Sodexo Healthcare Technology Management seeks a Buyer-HTM (Healthcare Technology Management) for Nebraska Medicine located in Omaha, NE. Buyer experience in a healthcare setting preferred.

Position Summary:

A Buyer, Equipment and Furnishing manages small scale projects with a broad range of customers and vendors. Fulfils requests for quotations and works with manufacturers and service providers to complete the requests. Manages individual revenue targets in support of the departments overall financial goals.

Core Competencies Needed: This position needs to be proficient in the following areas:

  • Technical Skills
  • Managing Multiple Priorities
  • Project Oversight & Management
  • Relationship Management

Technical Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist in negotiation and management of national contracts for specific product lines.
  • Identify opportunities for reducing the total cost of product to the Divisions.
  • Seek direction on purchasing strategies to be employed.
  • Manage contracts with manufacturers, as delegated.
  • Under supervision, manage the entire process to solicit and analyze competitive proposals or bids, including RFP process, financial analysis, solicitation of input from the Division, the award and communication throughout the organization.
  • Prepare and review reports and other written documentation.
  • Identify and clarify internal/external customer needs and expectations, taking actions to ensure that Sodexo and customer goals
  • Serve as a resource/consultant to internal/external customers.
  • Support the distribution and purchasing teams in maximizing programs and problem resolution.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with internal managers, outside distributors, auditors, and vendors.
  • Facilitate problem resolution with manufacturers and distributors.
  • Take necessary actions to ensure that all Sodexo quality and service standards are met.
  • Ensure client satisfaction with Entegra services.
  • Promote a customer/client-centered culture that strives to exceed customer and client needs, requirements, and expectations.
  • Prepare and review reports and other written documentation.
  • Use excellent verbal and written communication skills to convey information that may be somewhat complex to others who may have limited knowledge of the subject in question.
  • Actively listen to concerns and requests of customers and strategic partners, which helps to identify their needs and requirements and to resolve their problems.

Typical Knowledge and Skills:

Procurement: Knowledge of Sodexo policies and procedures regarding the procurement of equipment, supplies or services.

Ordering and Receiving: Knowledge of the procedures to establish purchasing requirements, develop and place orders, ensure merchandise is received accurately and on time, and store merchandise properly.

Customer Knowledge: Knowledge of Sodexo contracted products and their application.

Vendor Management: Knowledge of and the ability to efficiently manage vendor relationships for optimal results while maintaining a positive attitude and credibility in the industry.

Market Awareness: The ability to understand the marketplace that Sodexo’s products and services serve. This includes anticipating national and global market trends involving customer, government, and competition; incorporating industry trends into corporate strategies; recognizing potential threats to competitive advantage; and seeking perspectives from key networks, customers, clients, managers, and employees at all levels.

Sales Orientation: The ability and willingness to recognize, identify, and assist in sales opportunities and close sales of products and services. This also includes the ability to face resistance without becoming discouraged or defensive.

Negotiation: The ability to negotiate in the assistance of contract management

Influence: The ability to convince or persuade others. This includes willingness to assert personal ideas and opinions and to gain support through own actions/example or persuasion in an ethical manner.

Business Administration: Knowledge of general business administration. This includes knowledge of account development and account operations, and the ability to maximize profit attainment and profit growth.

Communication: The ability to speak clearly and succinctly to others, using a pleasant and courteous tone. This includes the ability to convey information clearly to coworkers, supervisors, customers, etc.

Decision Making: The ability to know when a decision needs to be made and having the readiness to make timely, sound decisions. This includes selecting the most promising alternative or course of action that is consistent with sound business practices, and with overall Company practices; recognizing when outside advice is needed; and committing to action, even in uncertain situations.

Customer Service Orientation: The ability to provide excellent service to external and internal customers. This includes seeking to meet customer needs and demands quickly and effectively; remaining calm and professional when dealing with difficult internal/external customers, reviewing complaints from internal/external customers and taking action to remedy the complaint; and taking care of customer.

Relationships: The ability to develop and maintain professional, positive working relationships with supervisors, staff, managers, customers, and vendors/suppliers. This includes being approachable and taking time to address employees’ needs, as well as client and customer concerns; treating others with respect and dignity; and expressing empathy and compassion when dealing with the

Working Conditions: Generally good working conditions. Possible hazards include exposure to electrical shock, ionizing radiation, chemicals and chemical fumes, high-pressure air, infectious disease, and various other hazards associated with biomedical engineering work.

Protective clothing and safe work practices are required.

Physical Demands: Typical physical demands are required to perform the work, such as ability to lift of to 50 lbs. of equipment; to push/pull equipment carts; and to kneel, stand, bend, and reach during equipment repair.


Decisions are moderate in nature, impacting project schedules. Errors are detected and corrected with relatively minor financial impact or effect on projects, operations, or customer relationships. May require involvement beyond immediate work group to correct.

Works under general supervision from Manager/Senior Manager/General Manager.

Is this opportunity right for you?

Working in Healthcare Technology Management for Sodexo, you will partner with our Healthcare clients to manage their clinical technology needs. Together, we provide leadership and expertise for their business, patients, residents, and the staff who care for them. At Sodexo, we improve the Quality of Life of all those we serve. If you share these values, apply today!

Please learn more about Nebraska Medicine at:

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.

Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we have HTM positions at numerous client locations across the United States. Continue your search for HTM jobs

What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

Position Summary

A Buyer, Equipment and Furnishing manages small scale projects with a broad range of customers and vendors. Fulfils requests for quotations and works with manufacturers and service providers to complete the requests. Manages individual revenue targets in support of the departments overall financial goals.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Associate's Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Functional Experience – 2 years

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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