The Inventory Specialist II manages the adjustment of inventory levels of stock and nonstock supplies/equipment/linen. Analyze and monitor inventory levels. Consider labor and acquisition costs in determining appropriate par levels for cost effective inventory management. Maintain, verify and update receiving and distribution records and supplies. Provide communication to all customers regarding changes and updates to product descriptions, number, and units of measure, stock additions and deletions. Provide strong leadership in guiding and supporting department managers in appropriate inventory control to manage costs and meet department fluctuations. Works directly with vendors, suppliers, front line staff, customers, and managers. Serve as subject matter expert on Inventory and Procurement portions of MMIS. Recommend process improvements. Serves as supply chain subject matter expert on supplies and equipment and inventory optimization. Primary contact for site projects and conversions.
Minimum Qualifications to Fulfill Job Responsibilities:
1 year in healthcare working with medical products as an Inventory Specialist I.
Bachelors Degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Business, Nursing or Related field
2 years in healthcare working with medical products as an Inventory Specialist I.
American Production and Inventory Control Society, Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional, Lean, Value Analysis, Six Sigma
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