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University of Rochester Oprs Mgr Matls Supply, SMH - 232230 in Rochester, New York

Oprs Mgr Matls Supply, SMH Job ID 232230

Location Strong Memorial Hospital Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 053 Hospital Stores SMH


General Purpose:

Manage and oversee the daily operations, implementation and oversight of supply chain operations and materials management, and insures inventory management procedures are maintained in accordance with best practice standards. Works directly with the Director of Materials Management, other members of the Supply Chain Departments, and nurse managers and clinicians to set priorities and implement problem-solving initiatives. Manages the development, implementation, and maintenance of fiscal and operational improvements to ensure accomplishment of customer service, delivery standards, and expense mgt. Goals for SMH. Manages measurable supply chain performance indicators. Supervises and directs day-to-day operations of supply chain staff that are responsible for maintaining centralized inventory, ordering and delivery of equipment and supplies within Ambulatory care areas, Labs, Stores, Linen, Receiving and Imaging Science. Will ensure optimum levels of responsiveness, appropriate inventory levels, and ongoing communication are maintained at all times with customers, all relevant end users, manufacturers, Purchasing, and suppliers.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Manages the daily operation of the Materials Management program, in accordance with Supply Chain best practice standards. Establish and document procedures to support Supply Chain activities. Determine and appropriately maintain inventory levels to ensure sufficient product availability to clinical services. Provide training as needed in the creation, maintenance and use of par forms, min/max, and custom requisitions. Oversee and direct Supply Chain staff responsible for delivering or ordering and receiving to maintain minimum inventory levels that will meet customer service objectives.

  • Work in concert with Value Analysis, Unit Managers, staff, Corporate Purchasing and UR prime vendor to ensure optimal customer service to the hospital. Establish and maintain optimal communication standards with these groups.

  • Oversee the development, analysis and distribution of key performance metric reporting of their operations. Optimize capabilities of ASC, and other software programs to proactively assess measure and track supply expenses. Provide reports and analyses for decision-making and strategic planning.

  • Lead ongoing process improvement and cost reduction activities. Identify, recommend and implement solutions for problems relating to the product, process and ordering system.

  • Oversee and direct prime vendor/supplier performance objectives and activities, and Quality Control and the Product Recall process. Serve as the person responsible for carrying out the semi-annual physical product inventory as required by SMH Finance to meet cost accounting and regulatory requirements. Maximize contracting opportunities within the GPO contract portfolio when deemed clinically acceptable and financially advantageous.

  • Supervise, evaluate, conduct disciplinary and hiring decisions for Hospital stores. Oversee the training and development of staff to ensure current and future objectives are met. Maintains staff employee records on productivity and service, and recommends methods for improvement in these areas. Is available 24/7 for supervisory on-call to Hospital Stores during days, evenings, nights and weekends

  • Responsible for reviewing Product Recall Alerts and coordinating the containment, removal and documentation of hazardous products from inventory

  • Collaborate with Value Analysis leadership to facilitate new product requests. Work with Corporate Purchasing to ensure the addition of appropriate new products into ASC Item File. Research, identify and gain approval for backorder substitutions.

  • Participates in planning, project and operational as required.


  • College Degree, 4 years of related experience, and 2 years of managerial experience or a combination of education and experience.

  • Computer proficiency to include Microsoft Office software applications

  • Experience with performance measurement, analytics, and finance and process improvement.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Hospital Supply chain experience is preferred.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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