Purchasing Agent

2 weeks ago
Community Support Office
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"Sunrise is the best place that I've ever worked, simply because of the people. We provide quality care in an environment that feels like home. Our focus is doing what’s right for the resident. For me, that’s a big breath of fresh air."

- Sunrise Leader


Sunrise Senior Living has an immediate need for an experienced Purchasing Agent at its corporate office location in McLean, VA (Tysons Corner).

The selected candidate will coordinate, facilitate and manage the formularies and/or order guides, as assigned, in direct support all North American Sunrise communities. He/she will independently coordinate and ensure the conversion and implementation of new supplier agreements into corporate order guides; blocking all non-approved products.  The candidate will track and accurately process rebates and purchasing incentives received by the department and will serve as a principal Corporate Purchasing staff liaison tasked with interfacing with the communities, field operations, and suppliers.


The ability to successfully work in a team environment, communicate effectively, interact with cross-functional department managers/leaders, properly prioritize daily work-related activities, and understand and assist in the resolution of multi-layered accounting issues in a complex corporate structure, is essential.




Formulary Management 

  • Manage, maintain and keep current, all formularies in the e-commerce and facility portfolio to meet Purchasing formulary standards while meeting resident’s need in concert with vendors/manufacturers, Sunrise e-commerce vendor, Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) and the communities or corporate/field personnel

Bids and Program Implementation

  • Solicit bids and perform cost analysis
  • Interpret and analyze technical data to evaluate competitive bids for the purchase of commodities and services
  • Create a contract/agreement summary for distribution
  • Utilize the established program implementation process to communicate new programs across the organization
  • Communicate new manufacturing programs to the appropriate distributors for appropriate implementation and execution
  • Monitor the compliance of the program by vendors and Sunrise entities
  • Monitor systems for proper pricing


Purchasing Discounts/Rebate Administration                                                                                                                                         

  • Administer and facilitate the receipt of negotiated purchasing discounts and product rebates

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of study from an accredited college or university preferred
  • Five to seven (5-7) year’s directly related experience; a 4-year degree may be substituted in lieu of related work experience (year for year)
  • Advanced-level Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook user proficiency
  • Prior PeopleSoft experience preferred



Sunrise maintains a drug-free work environment and all offers of employment with Sunrise are conditioned on submitting to and successfully completing and passing a drug and alcohol test.


Sunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families. It's no surprise that many of the world's leading experts in Senior Living entrust their career to Sunrise.
At Sunrise, you will…

Make a Difference Every Day
We are passionate about our mission — to champion quality of life for all seniors. We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.


Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive Community
The care-focused environment we create for residents extends to our team members. We offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best.


Ignite Your Potential
We believe potential has no limits. We offer best-in-class leadership development programs designed to grow our leaders. We are committed to helping our team members achieve their career goals.


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