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Date posted 02/05/2018
Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Peoplesoft Materials
Represent Lahey Health Supply Chain functions in the implementation, upgrade and testing of Inventory
and Purchasing systems, including implementation of the PeopleSoft Materials Management System. Manage the item master file
data and procedures to ensure that required information is accurately and securely maintained. Provide responsive information
in the form of reports and statistical presentations to management and others with authorized access. Implement new programs
and systems using product and usage data to support all business and functional areas. Provide day-to-day guidance and direction
for all resources assigned to Supply Chain in regards to information systems and inventory control functions.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:
1. Work with the Director
of Purchasing and the SR MMIS Administrator to implement the Supply Chain software systems which best meet the needs of these
functions and the best strategic interest of Lahey Health (currently PeopleSoft SCM 9.0). Keep the team members informed,
motivated and enthusiastic during technical delays and informational delays in other business areas during the implementation
process. Work with subcommittees assigned to specific project tasks.
3. Maintain data integrity of item master
file, including price updates, item adds, part # changes and interface data (for example, for Epic and Pyxis). Provide cross
reference data for conversions.
4. Receive and resolve Help Desk Remedy tickets for Peoplesoft Supply Chain issue
5. Monitor processes of systems including, but not limited to: Peoplesoft, GHX, Pyxis. Provide resolution
to issues as needed. Maintain and build queries as needed to allow for data extraction using the PeopleSoft query manager
6. Respond to Senior Management, Supply Chain, Finance and clinical and hospital manager requests for information
by designing/creating processes and reports, producing some on request and some on automatic schedule.
in the budget process by researching supply records to identify misappropriated dollars and assisting managers in requisition
adjustments to charges.
8. Submit requests to the Director of Purchasing for updates and hardware modifications
to the PeopleSoft materials management system.
9. Participate in Lahey Health system expansion and integration
projects. Participate as a member of the Supply Chain team on a variety of MMIS and non-MMIS programs and issues.
10. Trains new staff at Lahey Health in the use of the PeopleSoft materials management information system. Communicates
changes and updates to all system users.
11. Organizational Requirements:
- Maintains strict adherence
to the Lahey Health Confidentiality Policy.
- Incorporates Lahey Health Guiding Principles , Mission Statement and Goals
into daily activities.
- Complies with all Lahey Health Policies. Complies with behavioral expectations of the department
and Lahey Clinic.
- Maintains courteous and effective interactions with colleagues and patients.
an understanding of the job description, performance expectations, and competency assessment.
- Demonstrates a commitment
toward meeting and exceeding the needs of our customers and consistently adheres to Customer Service standards.
in departmental and/or interdepartmental quality improvement activities.
- Participates in and successfully completes
- Performs all other duties as needed or directed to meet the needs of the department.
Degree or equivalent education and experience.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: None
Knowledge & Abilities: Supervisory/management skills for managing resources at diverse levels across functional areas
(project specific). Ability to manage and balance conflicting priorities. Demonstrated negotiation skills with internal resources,
external vendors and executive levels. Ability to conceptualize, analyze and evaluate large data sets. Manipulate data using
pivot tables, VLOOKUP and other Excel tools.
Experience: Seven years experience with materials management information
systems. Direct Healthcare inventory control experience. Must be able to act independently, take a proactive approach to problem
solving and issue resolution and work well with all levels of the organization.
Please apply directly online at http://www.laheyhealth.org/engage-with-us/careers.
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This position is responsible for ensuring the successful implementation of National Group
Purchasing Organization (NGPO) contracts with a view toward maximizing cost savings through contract utilization. The Contract
Administrator is also responsible for identifying regional contract opportunities, that compliment the NGPO portfolio, and
negotiating with suppliers to bring meaningful cost savings to the membership via contract uptake. Successful performance
in this position requires the ability to deal effectively with vendors, members, and the NGPO.
Administrator will work collaboratively with Account Management, Analytics, Finance, and other Contracting team employees
to support members with their contracting initiatives.
Identify, implement, and monitor opportunities to aggregate member
purchasing volume and negotiate improved pricing under the terms of NGPO contracts
Analyze marketshare, conversion, benchmarks and cross reference
data for use in contract negotiations
supported data for contract decisions
contracts with vendors, build strategic relationships to bring value to the Yankee membership
Work with Yankee membership to identify the best contract
choices; evaluate multi-source NGPO contracts based upon quality, representation, and cost
Identify regional contracts that compliment the NGPO portfolio
opportunities, negotiate and execute final contract pricing, and implement contract uptake to increase cost savings to the
new vendors for potential contracts for all Yankee Alliance membership (includes but not limited to screening vendors that
are soliciting contracts)
opportunities to maximize savings through a competitive bid process
Monitor existing contract volume and payment of administrative fees
Conduct business partner reviews to monitor contract uptake
Manage process to improve
penetration and performance of business partners in member facilities
Resolve service or pricing issues related to contracts on behalf of membership
Analyze off contract spend and work with the Director of
Contracting to identify opportunities for new Yankee Alliance contracts
Bachelor’s degree, or comparable experience, and minimum five
years hospital purchasing experience preferred
Experience working for a medical supplier or in the medical insurance industry desirable
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or an industry-related field
of NGPO and regional contracting processes
Thorough understanding of supply chain and product issues in departments
such as Materials Management, Pharmacy, Food Service, OR, Imaging, Cardiology, Facilities Management, and Laboratory
and presentation skills, ability to communicate with members and vendors
Good customer service skills
and analytical skills
Strong negotiation skills a must
Ability to work in a team environment
to work under pressure with short deadlines
Strong working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Word,
Manager of Supply and Logistics
Mercy Medical Center
Full Time, 40 Hours, Day Shift
Medical Center, a part of Trinity Health-New England, is currently seeking a Manager of Supply and Logistics. S(he) will provide
direction, management and implementation of all matters related to inventory/supply chain
management, quality practices and systems, and distribution of supplies ensuring that the key drivers of cost, functionality
and timeliness are met. The role is responsible for all matters on all campuses associated with logistics, storage/warehousing,
receiving, supply distribution, inventory management, transportation, quality and support. The role will act as a liaison
to the purchasing/contracting group in the acquisition
of product and the resolution of any issues. Direct supervision of staff including interviewing, hiring, training, motivating
and evaluating staff.
Bachelor’s degree in
logistics/inventory/supply chain management or related field preferred.
Minimum of 5-7 years in healthcare material management or related experience.
Minimum of 5 years management experience
management and component supply awareness are important.
working knowledge of database systems, PowerPoint, and MS Office suite.
Excellent analytical skills with the ability to collect and correlate
information and data.
team, leadership, project management, and interpersonal skills.
effective communication to provide excellent customer service.
participates in performance improvement activities as it relates to job duties.
Demonstrates effective and culturally appropriate communications.
For more information and to apply, please click here.
Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens
of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained
to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that
we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different
way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development),
commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
is important! An equal opportunity employer.
A member of Trinity Health-New England.
A legacy of the Sisters of Providence