Supply Chain Process Specialist, Supply Chain Management

Job Description

Supply Chain Process Specialist, First Shift, Supply Chain Management

UC Health is hiring a full-time Supply Chain Process Specialist for the Supply Chain Management department for the first shift at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The Supply Chain Management Department will support the Medical Centers and deliver high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures.

About University of Cincinnati Medical Center

As part of the Clifton Campus of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, University of Cincinnati Medical Center has served Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care team. Our experts utilize the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available, providing a level of specialty and subspecialty medical care that is not available anywhere else in Greater Cincinnati.

UC Medical Center is also home to medical breakthroughs- our physician experts conduct basic, translational and clinical research, leading to new therapies and care protocols, and connecting patients to the latest and most advanced treatments. UC Medical Center houses Greater Cincinnati's only Level I adult trauma center, which includes the right mix of specialist and medical resources available at a moment's notice for a wide variety of the most complex medical conditions and injuries.


Job Responsibilities

The position will use lean management techniques to lead tasks required to redesign the supply chain processes including implementation and sustainment of JIT and Kanban. This position will also have responsibility for assisting in the redesign and implementation of a system wide logistical program to reduce cycle times and improve material flow and inventory accuracy.
  • Leads Supply Chain process improvement activities and events using appropriate tools and techniques such as 5S, Standard Work, Managing for Daily Improvement, Value Stream/Process Flow Mapping and Pull System/Kanban.
  • Performs data analysis of inventory levels and customer demand to optimize par locations and create Plan For Every Part strategy. Proficient in data manipulation and trend recognition using Excel or equivalent tools.
  • Works closely with both clinical and non-clinical areas to lead supply redesign to ensure all supply needs are being met while reducing on hand inventory value.
  • Manages transformation projects of supply areas and logistics during events.
  • Leads the implementation and ongoing maintenance of a point of use supply system using RFID/Barcode technology.
  • Manages any upgrades of the point of use supply system and demonstrates ability to work closely with software vendors and IS&T department to execute system solutions and countermeasure issues.
  • Works directly with supply chain area managers to lead process transformation within the supply chain to reduce cycle times. Including, but not limited to, JIT implementation, dock to point of use material flow, and inventory accuracy improvement.
  • Highly flexible to lead various activities as they arise to support operational improvement.


Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree required.
  • 1-2 years equivalent experience preferred.
  • This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Business/Engineering or equivalent training acquired via work experience or education may be considered
  • A minimum of two years of previous job-related experience in supply chain or recent graduation from a bachelor's program is required. The ideal candidate has three years of experience and some lean management exposure preferred.
  • Requires high level of adaptability and interpersonal skills.
  • Requires information technology experience managing system innovation and maintenance.

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.

Join our team to BE UC Health. Be Extraordinary. Be Supported. Be Hope. Apply Today!

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