Supply Chain Technician, Materials Distribution

Job Description

West Chester Hospital, First Shift, Full-Time, Supply Chain Tech

The Supply Chain Tech is responsible for managing high dollar inventory (consigned and owned) in the OR/Procedural areas that is valued in excess of $90M of total spend. The Supply Chain Technician must ensure that assigned inventory is available in the amounts necessary to meet projected patient needs and safeguard patient safety by eliminating expired product.

About West Chester Hospital

West Chester Hospital is a full-service hospital that provides discovery-driven care in a pleasant, healing environment, and utilizes the very latest in medical technology, drawing upon the University of Cincinnati's nearly 200 years of research and medical expertise.

Serving the community since 2009, West Chester Hospital provides a Level III Trauma Center that delivers superior emergency and critical care, and a certified Primary Stroke Center that provides access to the subspecialty care at the UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute. West Chester Hospital has also achieved Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center® (ANCC), and the hospital is routinely ranked among the best places to work in Ohio and Greater Cincinnati.


  • High Dollar Inventory Management. Manages high dollar implants and Physician Preference Items in OR & Procedural areas for inventory exceeding $90M in total spend. This includes in-room specialty items in Procedure rooms and OR suites Manages perpetual inventory using Lawson MMIS Ensures cycle counts are complete and updates in Lawson to maintain high accuracy of perpetual inventory Audits inventory on a regular basis to ensure no expired products reach patient care areas.
  • Responsible for building inventory locations in Lawson MMIS and managing requisitions in those areas. Creates EPIC reports by establishing appropriate parameters to verify item usage and cross references Bill Only ' s for invoicing Works closely with patient billing and Accounts Payable to confirm patient bills are accurately reflecting supplies used during the patient ' s case.
  • Creates inventory data reports and analyzes the data to make recommendations for inventory levels that forecast supply demand.
  • Manages vendor workflow through OR/Procedural areas as it relates to inventory Validates item contents of all vendor trays/totes and check in/out inventory in Lawson MMIS as needed Confirm vendors are adhering to RepTrax process and report delinquents to Strategic Sourcing Manager.
  • Ensures consigned inventory is maintained with 100% accuracy to consignment inventory agreement. Manages vendor cycle counts of consigned inventory to maintain transparency between the vendor and UCH Supply Chain .


  • Associate's Degree in Business or Supply Chain
  • Preferred Bachelor's Degree
  • Minimum Required1 - 2 Years equivalent experience. Preferred: 3 - 5 Years equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience with 3-5 years preferred within supply chain; emphasis on high-dollar volume inventory is preferred
  • Experience with Lawson and EPIC is highly preferred

Hours: 7am-3:30pm

Shift: day shift

Benefit Details:
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Employee Paid Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement Opportunities
  • Community Discounts

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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