Date Posted: Jan 29, 2021
Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 1380
Job Family: Materials Management Services
Status: Full Time
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 51011028343009-Materials Managment Medical/Surgical Preventive Maintenance Contract
Location: Atrium Corporate Operations
Job SummaryOversees the overall activities of the competitive bid/strategic sourcing process. Utilizes complex negotiating skills with suppliers to finalize terms and conditions for Atrium Health and the regional group purchasing organization (GPO), Atrium Health Supply Chain Alliance (AHSCA) arrangements. Performs complex analyses of high dollar volume and/or high SKU count contracts and non-contracted spend valued at over $1.8B. Collaborates, solicits feedback, and/or provides guidance, as needed, to other internal teammates such as Clinical Value Analysis, Member Services, Capital, Acquisitions, and Operations as well as external GPO Members and various suppliers.
Stretching and bending required to access files and assist in conducting physical inventories. Manual dexterity for keying and retrieving data from automated systems. Must be able to sit for long periods of time. May lift up to twenty pounds occasionally. Must be able to handle many varied, time sensitive and stressful tasks and assign priorities and individuals appropriately.
Bachelor’s Degree with courses in healthcare, supply chain, accounting, economics, and business law or 5 years of demonstrated, progressive work experience in healthcare supply chain/procurement required. Bachelor’s Degree in Materials and Logistics Management or Supply Chain preferred. Master’s Degree, CMRP, or other related certification a plus. Knowledge and ability to use personal computer and related software preferred; Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Products required. Ability to deliver and utilize strategic negotiating skills, value analysis techniques and complex cost analyses is essential. Strong communication skills (written and verbal) and customer service skills required. Strong analytical skills as well as knowledge of Microsoft Excel preferred.
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