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Mgr, OR Materials Management - Purchasing - F/T - Days at Careers | UC Irvine Health - 9768

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Updated: October 17, 2017
Job Family: Management

Job Description & Salary Range

UC Title:                                       Manager

Position Number:                     10007091

Reports to:                                  Dir,Procurement & Supply Chain

Working Title:                            Mgr, OR Materials Management

Cost Center:                               Purchasing (8421)

Bargaining Unit:                        None

FLSA:                                            Exempt

Job Code:                                   0280

Date Created:                             06/09/2017

Shift:                                              Day Shift

Hours:                                          40.00


Position Summary: 

The Manager, O.R. Materiel's Management is responsible for all O.R. owned and consigned supply and inventory areas. Oversees and assists the purchasing and perioperative departments in meeting both regulatory and budgetary requirements. Ensures the coordination of purchasing activities to ensure customer satisfaction and cost effectiveness, the deployment/effective use of supporting systems, and stewardship with inventory management practices. Also, responsible for ensuring the very highest levels of satisfaction among UC Irvine Health customers, while ensuring compliance with applicable regulations and the highest integrity in all supply chain, inventory management, contracting, and procurement services.


Salary Range: 

Rate    Minimum  $80,000    Midpoint  $112,200         Maximum  $144,300


Required Qualifications:

A minimum of five (5) years of management experience in materiel management and purchasing/contracting in a healthcare environment

Ability to establish & maintain effective working relationships across the Health System

Ability to lead diverse health system initiatives, lead change, and manage complex business issues

Ability to maintain a work pace appropriate to the workload

Bachelors' degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Demonstrated experience with budgetary processes including establishing, maintaining, and reporting income, expenses, and variances

Demonstrated understanding of MS Office programs, including Word, Excel and Access

Experience with the development and implementation of strategic sourcing initiatives

Knowledge of and experience in process improvement methodologies and techniques

Must demonstrate customer service and effective communication skills, both verbal and written

Must have demonstrated knowledge of procurement practices/procedures (such as RFP/RFI/RFQ process), and demonstrated knowledge of strategic vendor sourcing and negotiation techniques

Strong analytical skills to collect and analyze operational data

Strong commitment to maintaining the highest levels of integrity

Strong organization and project management skills

Ten (10) years of previous experience, preferably in a hospital or a large, complex healthcare system, or equivalent University purchasing experience.  Experience in supply chain management with strong background in finance/decision support analytics.  Must be able to articulate documented savings and supporting details.

Travel between procurement office and medical center locations, other travel up to 10%


Preferred Qualifications:

A recognized materials management certification such as AHRMM or American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) is preferred.

Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) designation

Knowledge of modern Material Management Information Systems (MMIS) preferred.

Master's Degree in a related field


Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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