Materials Management Manager

Job Description

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

UC Health is hiring a full time Supply Chain Material Management Manager.

The primary purpose of the Materials Manager is to manage all Supply Chain related functions and staff at the manager's respective site. This includes, but not limited to, receiving and delivery, inventory management, central service (including linen), point-of-use stocking, mail distribution, and project management. The manager will act as the primary onsite Supply Chain representative to the facility and connect any clinical/site needs to the appropriate Supply Chain resource at corporate.

About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at


  • Establishes and maintains inventory levels in accordance with set standards and in coordination with hospital departments; calculates par level, determines stocking process, and monitors both for efficient supply. Manages staff to ensure all supply responsibilities are conducted according to procedure and completed within the proper time frame. Reviews all supply locations regularly: ensures cleanliness, orderliness, proper rotation and maintenance of assigned par levels. Enforces 5S standards Communicates material issues/concerns to appropriate personnel in a positive manner. Works closely with department managers to control inventory expenses. Assists in justifying supply expense variances with departments. Participates in Value Analysis process to ensure new products follow the appropriate product flow and helps communicate process to department managers. Executes internal logistics of product trials approved through VA and collaborates with clinical staff during trials. Maintains inventory management system/technology in collaboration with MMIS vendor to ensure proper functionality and standard work is followed. Manages inventory using real-time metrics/dashboards/reports generated from the MMIS.
  • Understands receiving / delivery processes and holds staff accountable to standard work. Collaborates with clinical departments to track packages and communicates any issues to clinical staff as quickly as possible. Works closely with Purchasing to ensure vendors are following PO process and gives appropriate feedback when necessary. Ensures oxygen tanks are properly inventoried, ordered, and delivered to the proper locations.
  • Creates an effective process for clinical departments to request items from Central Service and ensures they are delivered accordingly Responds to clinical requests with sense of urgency and follows up with staff to ensure requests are filled.
  • Leads projects related to inventory management process improvements, technology implementation, or any other initiatives relevant to respective area Manages projects in an organized manner using schedules to track and report progress to senior leaders Must be able to present project status, barriers, and accomplishments in clear, effective manner in meetings.
  • Must maintain highest levels of customer service while completing miscellaneous tasks to provide for patient care needs Generates employee schedule and continually monitors to ensure adequate staffing is maintained. Daily assignment of employees to assure effective performance and completes annual employee evaluations. Performs other related duties as assigned.


High School Diploma or GED

Bachelor's degree in business, Supply Chain or Engineering preferred.

1 - 2 Years minimum equivalent experience required

3 - 5 Years equivalent experience preferred

AHRMM, Lean, and/or Six Sigma certifications are preferred.

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