At MemorialCare Health System, we believe in providing extraordinary healthcare to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees. Across our family of medical centers and physician groups, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability.
The MemorialCare Purchasing Manager is an exciting and challenging system level role that manages all sourcing and procurement activities to support MemorialCare operations and to assure system-wide best value is achieved and maintained. The incumbent continually assesses, improves and innovates Purchasing contribution to overall health system supply chain performance.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities: * Provides daily management of centralized procurement for all MemorialCare entities * Accountable for accurate and efficient purchase order workflow and timely resolution of delays and/or unexpected logistical challenges * Responsible to monitor and ensure sourcing accuracy, timeliness and integrity * Continually assesses performance of areas of responsibility and provides leadership and direction for improvement and innovation * Accountable for the development of competent and effective Purchasing team
* Five years of progressively responsible managerial experience in healthcare industry * Materials and/or Lean certification is preferred * Strong financial analytical skills and demonstrated expertise in the application of purchasing principles and practices * Demonstrated portfolio of system-level project management facilitation, ERP, GPO and/or contracting experience * Extensive experience with IDN supplies, pharmaceuticals and services * Superior interpersonal, communication and consensus-building skills
Bachelor’s degree required; other significant qualifications and experience relating to healthcare procurement will be considered