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Indiana University Health

Specialist-Procurement

System Services
Date Posted
05 January, 2022
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Day
Requisition Number
322650
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Specialist-Procurement

Job Description

Overview

This role provides support in backorder management between SCM Purchasing and IU Health clinical and non-clinical requesters. Develops a process to acquire and manage all inbound communications obtaining the latest information on backordered/discontinued items from any/all suppliers. Creates and maintains an effective reference tool for internal parties on all items that are on backorder. Effectively coordinates backorder activities between all relevant internal and external parties to include IU Health requesters, supply chain management teams, suppliers, distributors and other support staff. Builds relationships with suppliers to ensure deliverables are met. Provides supplier performance feedback for SCM business reviews. Works under limited guidance on problems using resources and independent judgement to make decisions. Ensures all efforts are exhausted to obtain product for customers on time and at the best price. Ensures goods and capital acquisitions have been secured by closely monitoring open orders and communicating to all internal and external parities as needed. Supports the maintenance of the information system database. 

  • High School Diploma/GED is required. Associates Degree or Certified Materials & Resource Professional (CMRP) is preferred.
  • Requires a minimum of 7 years of relevant purchasing experience.
  • Experience in leading and defining continuous improvement processes is highly desired.
  • Requires knowledge of Supply Chain processes and a demonstrated ability to track, analyze and interpret business data.
  • Requires strong computer skills and a thorough understanding of Materials Management Computer Systems.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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