Purchasing Agent (FT) | Materials Management | Ames |

Purchasing Agent (FT) | Materials Management | Ames |


McFarland Clinic is currently accepting applications for Purchasing Agent for its Ames office. Candidates should be service-oriented, a team player, and be able to provide extraordinary care, every day to our patients.

Responsibilities include: Requires sitting for long periods of time. Some prolonged standing, bending and stretching required.  Requires some frequent stooping, squatting and lifting up to 75 lbs.  Use of telephone required.  Manual dexterity required for use of calculator and computer keyboard. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity.  Requires the ability to discriminate colors and the ability to distinguish words, letters and numbers. This person will place purchase order for supplies for stock and non stock items through phone or on line to obtain pricing, delivery dates and other data in timely manner.  Maintain records, files and reports according to department guidelines. Orders will be placed for all types of materials, equipment and services. They will work with vendors to secure the best price for the product.  Distribute product information to department heads and research new products/services and vendors. Assist in Central Supply, sterilizing, laundry, order processing and store room, mailroom, day courier and receiving.


  • High School Diploma, GED or HiSet

Days: Monday – Friday

Hours: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM


  • Minimum of two years of purchasing experience, medical experience preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of computer applications Microsoft, Excel, Word, Data Base products.


McFarland Clinic offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health and dental insurance, 401(k), and PTO. Click here for details.

McFarland Clinic is central Iowa’s largest physician-owned multi-specialty clinic. Join our team and join a group of caring professionals, dedicated to providing Extraordinary Care, Every Day! We value quality care and extraordinary service, trusting relationships and an exceptional workplace. Our organization has more than 70 years of experience of caring for people. We welcome applicants who can help us enhance the health and well-being of our patients and communities we serve.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, color, religion,age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.  McFarland Clinic takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Posted on

November 6, 2020