Chestnut Health Systems

  • Purchasing Assistant; Full-Time; Days

    Location US-IL-Granite City
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Chestnut Health Systems is a leading provider of behavioral health care services. Over the course of 40 years, Chestnut has grown to over 750 committed, compassionate employees providing care at multiple substance abuse and mental health treatment centers in Central and Southern Illinois. Chestnut also conducts research and training throughout the U.S.A.


    Chestnut Health Systems is seeking a full-time Purchasing Assistant to work at our Granite City, IL location, servicing the Metro East and St. Louis, MO areas.


    **Please note to be considered for a position you must attach a resume, complete the application, and answer all screening questions. 


    • Maintain inventory on all standard office, medical, janitorial, and maintenance supplies.
    • Fill supply requests from central and remote locations.
    • Place weekly food orders.
    • Assist in maintaining working condition of office equipment.
    • Prepare purchase requisitions for supplies and equipment as needed.
    • Assist in placing orders with vendors. Make purchases in store.
    • Assist in resolving inconsistencies related to purchase orders and invoices.
    • Responsible for receiving at central location and verification of receiving documents from remote locations.
    • Exemplify the organization’s mission of “Improving quality of life through excellence in service” when interacting with management, coworkers, internal customers, and vendors.
    • Maintain and protect confidentiality and security of all organizational information gained in the course of performing job responsibilities including, but not limited to, financial and client information.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent with at least two (2) years’ experience in purchasing and/or inventory control (i.e., verifying requisitions/authorizations, placing orders, managing supply requests, replenishing stock, etc.).
    • General knowledge of office procedures, use of computer and office equipment, data entry and filing required.
    • Basic skills using Microsoft Office applications, including Outlook, Word, and Excel required.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively with management, coworkers, internal customers, and vendors.
    • Must have attention to detail, good organizational and customer service skills.
    • Must have valid driver’s license, private automobile insurance and be insurable and must be able to lift/push 25 pounds.
    • Satisfactory completion of Chestnut’s background checking process.

    This full-time position includes an excellent compensation and benefits package including health, dental, life, and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan with company match, generous paid time off benefits, and more.


    For immediate consideration, please see us at


    ***For additional information and inquiries text "Chestnut" to 97211


    Chestnut welcomes applications from qualified individuals with recovery experience.


    EOE - Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled


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