Franciscan Hospital for Children Materials Management Manager in Brighton, Massachusetts

Materials Management Manager

Department:

Purchasing

Schedule:

Full Time

Shift:

Day Shift

Hours:

Job Details:

Position Summary: Materials Management Manager Plans, direct, and manage the process of purchasing materials, products and services. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: · Negotiates pricing and monitors buying contracts for all stock and equipment according to policy. · Applies cost-effective measures in department operations and keeps abreast of all product changes, recalls, and industry trends. · Oversees centralized procurement of all supplies, equipment, and services. · Maintains a good working relationship with vendors to utilize them for the best service possible. · Upholds hospital policies, acts as an advisor/resource to all departments with regard to supply, equipment, and service needs, and keeps management informed of departmental policy changes and any deviation of routine activity. · Conducts a hospital wide physical inventory on an annual basis and create a perpetual inventory system. · Maintains database of products in the materials management system. · Makes assessments of assets to be retired and decides on means of liquidation. · Plans, organizes, and directs department functions in consultation with administration. Develops departmental goals and objectives. · Establishes standards of performance and productivity. · Maintains records and statistics for administrative and regulatory purposes, and provides cost-benefit analysis to substantiate decisions in product selection. · Evaluates performance and initiates or recommends department personnel actions such as merit increases, promotions, transfers, disciplinary actions, and termination. · Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations, etc. · Maintains an organized and clean department and safe work environment. · Substitutes in the absence of Central Supply Technician or the Mailroom Technician. · Other duties may be assigned. Qualifications: · Bachelor's degree required · Two years' experience business or health care related fields. · Strong managerial background in inventory control, procurement, and logistics preferably in the medical field. · Valid Driver's license