INVENTORY CONTROL COORDINATOR
Company: University of Washington
Posted on: June 25, 2022
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All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the
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UW Medicine Supply Chain currently has an outstanding opportunity
for a INVENTORY CONTROL COORDINATOR.
The System Inventory Control Coordinator is a UW Medicine Supply
Chain position. The Inventory Control Coordinator (IC Coordinator)
is responsible for partnering with UW Medicine Primary Care to
pursue opportunities for reduction of expenses in equipment,
supplies, and service areas for all aspects of the supply
The Inventory Control Coordinator will participate in and partner
with others on UW Medicine Materials and Logistics operational
improvement efforts and programs ensuring a compliant, effective,
and streamlined operational UW Medicine Supply Chain experience at
UW Primary Care Clinics.
Process, Quality and Service Improvement (65%):
- Assist in the implementation of system-wide collaborative
systems and structures utilizing the distribution partner as the
primary utility to improve inventory turns and reduce facility
redundancies in supply logistic and warehouse operations.
- Ensure system compliance for accreditation and other regulatory
bodies for storage and delivery of supplies as well as recalled or
suspended inventory products.
- Understand, communicate, and implement standardized continuous
process improvement strategies to include Six Sigma and Lean to all
Engage in continuing education initiatives to ensure that
leading-edge technologies are utilized appropriately within the
- Analyze product usage and adjust inventory levels as
appropriate to optimize inventory levels at the entity.
- Anticipate supply needs and communicate potential interruptions
to Manager/Supervisor and customers.
- Maintain and monitor distribution statistics. Create and submit
monthly reports and others, as requested.
- Independently make decisions and take action regarding supply
shortages, keeping management informed, and/or make recommendations
based upon analysis of information.
- Perform causative research and reconciliation prior to
- Assist in all patient supply product evaluations.
- Assist in development of departmental policies and procedures,
in coordination with Supervisors and Managers.
- Lead entity product recalls and product returns.
- Represent the entity on product committees and other
committees, as directed.
Fiscal Management (15%):
- Work with Supply Chain leadership to implement system-wide
standardized inventory control and cycle counting strategy to
provide appropriate financial controls and management.
- Responsible for partnering with UW Medicine Primary Care
management to pursue opportunities for reduction of expenses in
equipment, supplies and service areas for all aspects of the supply
- Deliver cost savings and value maximization to the total cost
of ownership of equipment, supplies and services while fulfilling
the mission of the organization.
- Assure appropriate Internal Control processes are in place
across the procurement cycle functions and are promulgated
throughout the enterprise.
- Exercise strong leadership, facilitation, interpersonal, and
communication skills with the ability to lead successful teams of
individuals, motivate project participants, and communicate
effectively at all levels across the system.
- Provide day-to-day accountability for supply inventories,
monitoring volumes, flow, and sourcing. The IC Coordinator will
provide oversight for inventory-related projects and assignments.
The IC Coordinator may lead work on behalf of the supervisor or as
directed by management.
Information Management (10%)
- Optimize use of Materials Management Information System and
other supply chain automation tools that work to eliminate,
simplify, centralize, and automate work.
- Utilize standardized system-wide dashboard analytics to measure
inventory levels, ensure proper inventory controls and other supply
chain operations key measures of performance to ensure they are
measured, monitored, and meet goals.
- Function as Information Services Liaison for training users in
current electronic requisition system.
- Maintain current Materials Management Information System
supplies database in conjunction with System Supply Chain
Management database management teams.
- Bachelor's degree in Healthcare, Business or Logistics/Supply
- 2 years of Supply Chain Management or Finance experience.
Key experience highlights include:
- Healthcare business operations and/or financial management
experience in a healthcare setting.
- Experience standardizing disparate processes.--- Experience in
process improvement methodology, change management, project
management, operational improvement.
- An equivalent combination of education and experience may
substitute for stated requirements
- CMRP (Certified Materials Resource Professional) Preferred. - 1
year in a healthcare setting preferred. - Formal training in
Lean/Six Sigma or similar process improvement programs is
Applicants considered for this position will be required to
disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or
current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their
current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required
under Washington state law .
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COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19
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