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Top 50 Director Of Materials Management Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Director Of Materials Management. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Director Of Materials Management resumes they appeared on. For example, 16.3% of Director Of Materials Management resumes contained Materials Management as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Director Of Materials Management actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These Are The Most Important Skills For A Director Of Materials Management

1. Materials Management
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Here's how Materials Management is used in Director Of Materials Management jobs:
  • Structured the entire purchasing, materials management and distribution departments within a newly formed 100 bed acute-care/trauma hospital.
  • Ensured all hospital staff employees receive training and education necessary for understanding of materials management processes and procedures.
  • Assisted Systems Director of Materials Management in setting up new hospitals acquired with limited staffing.
  • Research and reconcile materials management inventory balances to general ledger inventory balances monthly.
  • Developed five-year strategic plan for materials management and coordination with central distribution models.
  • Prepared and presented procurement and materials management capabilities to clients.
  • Provide Leadership and Professional Development to Materials Management employees.
  • Hired, trained, developed, supervised, and counseled staff in Materials Management.
  • Scaffold builder, transferred to warehouse materials management and was promoted to lead-man.
  • Integrated buyers from surgical services, lab and acquired hospital into Materials Management.
  • Created and managed annual Operating and Capital Budgets for the Materials Management function.
  • Implemented Great Plains materials management software system that is utilized throughout the company.
  • Assisted the Director of Materials Management in developing and monitoring $2.5M budget.
  • Process, research and confirm accounts payable and materials management interface.
  • Reviewed and trouble-shooted manpower estimates for procurement and materials management and worked with Projects in improving the estimates.
  • Applied materials management knowledge to identify processes and actions that may have impacted the project.
  • Managed hospital pharmacy and materials management staff, budget, formulary and purchases.
  • Maintain the Materials Management Information System (MMIS) .
  • Installed a new materials management software system.
  • Inventory Tech: Materials management.

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2. Inventory Control
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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Director Of Materials Management jobs:
  • Supervised manufacturing, inventory control, purchasing and distribution-installed MRPII System for USDA plant.
  • Revamped the entire Hospital Supply Chain Process, enhanced accountability and inventory controls.
  • Maintain inventory control; ensure accuracy of data in purchasing computer system.
  • Supervised inventory control for industrial machinery parts and parts deliveries from various Houston chemical plants to the company's storage lots.
  • Maintained stock levels on patient & critical care units Process incoming freight to warehouse Maintain and record stock counts Inventory control
  • Developed new inventory control procedures, achieving goal of 10.5 inventory turns resulting in an overall improvement of 100%.
  • Maintained inventory control logs and purchase invoices postings to the accounting system over sought pending contracts.
  • Managed all responsibilities for production planning, inventory control, shipping and receiving and packaging.
  • Inventory control - maintained max - min levels to ensure proper supply to hospital.
  • Developed a service area surgical instrument inventory control system with $40K in saving.
  • Oversee multiple departments, including SPD, Supply Chain, & Inventory Control.
  • Managed 25 persons in Warehouse, Purchasing, Inventory Control and Logistic functions.
  • Initiated industry best practices within purchasing and inventory control, i.e.
  • Maintain Inventory Control and Purchasing of Central Supply.
  • Manage the procurement and inventory control operations for three long-term acute care facilities to include two contracted in-patient surgical centers.
  • Implemented inventory control practices to manage integrity of 2,800 supply items totaling: $410,000 average value.
  • Led assessment and introduction of Pyxis System for inventory control.
  • Cashier Accomplishments * Utilized knowledge of storekeeping, inventory control, and communication skills in new environment.
  • Expedite materials Shipping - FedEx, UPS, DHL, Kitting Materials Inventory Control Warehouse
  • Integrated Logistics support Government regulated Shipping/receiving Data entry Scanning inventory into oracle Inventory control ITAR training

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3. Production Planning
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Here's how Production Planning is used in Director Of Materials Management jobs:
  • Order processing has been integrated into materials management for better interface with inventory availability, production planning, and shipment.
  • Direct supervision of hourly and salary personnel, production planning/control, materials management/purchasing, inventory/distribution, supply chain management/customer fulfillment.
  • Directed production planning and inventory control for North American manufacturing.
  • Scheduled production planning for injection mold machines and regular production.
  • Managed all production planning and manufacturing flow.
  • Support the production planning system (MIMI) used to develop the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) production plan.
  • Managed purchasing, production planning, and logistics operations as well as supply chain management for $300,000,000 corporation.
  • Led production planning, purchasing, packaging, engineering and customer service for two facilities with $225M sales.
  • Worked closely with production planning team (MRP) to insure product availability to the production floor.
  • Supported production planning and budgeting with volume projections and capacity planning for production, warehouse and shipping.
  • Execute inventory control, materials planning, RCCP, master production planning & scheduling.
  • Served as liaison between customers, Production Planning, and B-MS Bulk Sales Departments.
  • Managed successful upgrade of SAP for production planning and purchasing.

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4. Contract Compliance
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Here's how Contract Compliance is used in Director Of Materials Management jobs:
  • Managed inventory levels, expense distribution and provided stewardship in standardization and contract compliance.
  • Established performance measures and contract compliance criteria.
  • Managed pricing and contract compliance with Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) - Med Assets and non-GPO/local contracts.
  • Contract compliance increased dramatically, from 37% to over 97% during my tenure at this facility.
  • Evaluated Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) contract compliance, established methods to benchmark and improve contract compliance.
  • Increased purchasing contract compliance from 72% to 88% through contract optimization and product standardization.
  • Ensured vendor contract compliance, regularly and consistently exceeding LifePoint Hospitals compliance target of 85%.
  • Contract compliance at this facility during my time here went from 31% to 84%.
  • Supply cost per patient day and contract compliance were the indicators that I was responsible for.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with vendors and work with them to ensure contract compliance.
  • Maintained the highest level of contract compliance of all Lovelace Medical Facilities.
  • Established departmental inventory utilizing HPG (GPO) contract compliance.
  • Advanced contract compliance to a 95% compliance level.
  • Manage negotiations of contracts and assure contract compliance.
  • Maintained 98% contract compliance rate with HPG.
  • Increased GPO contract compliance rate from 58% to 80%.
  • Surpassed corporate contract compliance goal of 90% to 94.3% Over see large volume of bulk purchases.
  • Manage an inventory valued of [ ] and while effectively achieving contract compliance level of 95%.
  • Maintain Contract Compliance * Monitored inventory to eliminate items with little or no usage.
  • Achieved highest level of contract compliance in the company.

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5. Purchase Orders
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Here's how Purchase Orders is used in Director Of Materials Management jobs:
  • Performed periodic reviews on purchase orders to uphold quality assurance and accurate processing.
  • Confirmed Purchase Orders for External Vendors improving material availability date.
  • Created purchase orders and negotiated proposals, identifying reasonable pricing.
  • Filed all closed purchase orders for future reference and checked frequently on all open purchased items for delivery dates and times.
  • Implemented processes for Purchase Order approval and issuance of Blanket Purchase Orders both of which were new to the company.
  • Worked extensively with purchase orders, goods receipts & defined number ranges & release procedures for these documents.
  • Managed Purchasing operations: $11M annual volume, 7,000 purchase orders processed annually.
  • Reduced invoice discrepancies by insuring accuracy of pricing and prompt receipts of Purchase Orders.
  • Match purchase orders and expenses with invoices, enter and post the information.
  • Defined Release strategies for purchasing documents like Purchase requisitions & Purchase Orders.
  • Implemented Electronic Data Interchange leading to 70% electronic purchase orders.
  • Mass maintenance of purchase orders & purchase requisitions.
  • Reviewed and approved major purchase orders and subcontracts.
  • Created purchase orders (ordering).
  • Filled purchase orders from inventory stock.
  • Fill orders using purchase orders.
  • Increased EDI usage from 65% to 95% for purchase orders.
  • Researched and shopped all potential vendors for best pricing and availability Created purchase orders for $8,000,000 rental fleet equipment.
  • Respond to all supply inquiries, reviewed and approved all purchase orders and monitored inventory levels.
  • Called companies with puchases or issues tied to purchase orders.

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6. Supply Chain
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Here's how Supply Chain is used in Director Of Materials Management jobs:
  • Directed deployment and development of policies and procedures related to supply chain that ensured operations were in compliance with company regulations.
  • Supply Chain Collaboration: Lead supply chain collaboration efforts with key utility alliance customers.
  • Promoted and facilitated new business development opportunities through vendor supply chain collaboration and data-sharing.
  • Directed hospital wide procurement, inventory and supply chain management.
  • Led new product development teams for operations and supply chain (4 brand launches worth $50MM in incremental sales).
  • Developed supply chain procedures that minimized gaps in the supply chain and led to outstanding customer service for end users.
  • Delivered leadership for Supply Chain's support activities to ensure operational customer expectations were met in a cost effective manner.
  • Established the Supply Chain Management Program and set on track the completion of Lean & World Class manufacturing principles.
  • Attended monthly revenue cycle meetings, supply chain meetings, and GPO (Group Purchasing Organization) meetings.
  • Coordinated with sales and marketing on a regular basis to resolve problems and improve supply chain metrics.
  • Advanced into director jobs in Supply Chain, Food and Nutrition Services and Laundry and Linen.
  • Led 200 person department responsible for the supply chain of this cutting-edge cancer care organization.
  • Provided input and guidance with initial phases of conversion to Lawson Supply Chain System.
  • Developed team-based approach to supply chain management, reducing distribution cost by 50%.
  • Served as the senior consultant to executive management for all supply chain operations.
  • Briefed the CEO and CFO on supply chain and logistical monthly goals.
  • Founded and co-chaired the Clinical Supply Chain Steering Committee.
  • Manage the supply chain activities for Tarrant County Hospital District to include sixty-two (62) network clinics.
  • Established supply chain strategies and KPI's for multi-branch (9) U.S. network.
  • Led product management for the course materials product information and supply chain systems.

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7. Cost Savings
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Here's how Cost Savings is used in Director Of Materials Management jobs:
  • Conducted spend analysis reporting, cost savings/cost avoidance recommendations, and pricing review.
  • Directed multiple Production and Process Outsource initiatives for significant cost savings and reductions.
  • Attend and head weekly meetings to identify risk and determine root cause, increase margins through cost savings and Process improvement.
  • Achieved an annual $90,000.00 cost savings by eliminating the rental of Low Air Loss mattresses and purchasing the equipment needed.
  • Created emerging region team in Mexico for Sourcing and Procurement, resulting in $1M indirect cost savings annually.
  • Developed a process to clean up the general ledger, which resulted in cost savings for the nursing units.
  • Identified cost savings and improved contract compliance resulting in over $100,000 in supply expense reduction.
  • Negotiated new laundry contract which produced $250,000 in cost savings on an annual basis.
  • Reviewed and enhanced product and standardization committee procedures to achieve cost savings of 15%.
  • Initiated programs that resulted in more than $1 million in annual cost savings.
  • Manage GPO conversions, assist with cost savings, work on KPI indicators.
  • Captured $2.5 million in cost savings by managing material transitions projects.
  • Work with all departments to standardize products and identify cost savings.
  • Highlight: Effectively implemented cost savings of $750,000.00-2,000,000.00 annually.
  • Negotiated prices and initiated cost savings plans and goals.
  • Improved purchasing and planning systems resulting in dramatically reduced part shortages, increased cost savings and a 25% inventory reduction.
  • Executed seamless business transition between Nonwoven and Fastening System Suppliers resulting in cost savings of over $1 million dollars.
  • Implemented Broadlane contracts and standardized products resulting in more than $335,000 in annual supply expense cost savings.
  • cost savings during plant closings.
  • Chair the Expense Reduction Committee * Cost savings in 2012 and 2011 amount to [ ] and [ ] respectively.

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8. Inventory Management
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Here's how Inventory Management is used in Director Of Materials Management jobs:
  • Managed 10 direct reports and 75 employees engaged in inventory management, warehousing, fleet management and construction management related activities.
  • Worked closely with Inventory Management and Warehouse Management to provide appropriate movements for the materials in-bound and outbound.
  • Negotiated new strategic inventory management contractual terms for customer fulfillment program, mitigating significant financial risk.
  • Collaborated to develop and initiate a centralized inventory management system assigned as a special assignment.
  • Manage materials management at the facility level, including maximizing savings through effective inventory management.
  • Implemented and automated inventory management system co-functional with bar code system.
  • Implemented a point-of-use asset inventory management strategy utilizing Par Excellence software.
  • Process supply worksheets using inventory management application.
  • Train staff in general inventory management processes.
  • Attended daily Inventory management meetings.
  • Established performance measures to drive team productivity, improve inventory management across retail and wholesale segments, and enhance margins.
  • Support and assist the Purchasing Manager in all aspects of warehouse inventory management, and in other tasks as assigned.
  • Led Procurement, Quality, Inventory management, Freight management, and Facilities management teams in 4 plants.
  • Set up point of use cribs and bins for materials distribution and inventory management.
  • Oversee inventory management for $3 million in storeroom and surgery supplies.
  • Achieved a 28% increase in inventory turns through improved inventory management.
  • Appointed Subject Matter Expert on SAP Inventory Management and Warehouse Management.
  • Led integration of 200 newly purchased Nebraska Bookstores into Follett inventory management processes.
  • Served as Chief Purchaser of goods and services, including the inventory management and warehousing of $500 million in pharmaceuticals.
  • Led inventory management and planning setups during plant startups.

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9. Customer Service
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Here's how Customer Service is used in Director Of Materials Management jobs:
  • Managed wide variety of customer service and administrative tasks to resolve customer issues quickly and efficiently.
  • Maximized operational efficiency by coaching staff on various customer service initiatives.
  • Centralized customer service organization and improved call-handling & customer satisfaction.
  • Enhanced Customer service by changing resources and increasing productivity.
  • Generated Customer Service reports for 5 manufacturing sites: France, Italy, Ireland, PR & US.
  • Perform Exceptional Customer Service and Interacts Effectively with Physicians, Patients, Residents, Visitors, and Staff.
  • Increased customer services levels from 88% to 98% while reducing inventory by 20%.
  • Improved customer service from 75 % to 86% as demonstrated by regional statistical results.
  • Guided staff of 50 through a period of downsizing while maintaining customer service levels.
  • Provided exceptional customer service to patients, clients and staff when greeting and assisting.
  • Shift changes improved customer service allowing for steady flow to key daytime lab services.
  • Created a more customer service driven environment with proper cross training and people skills.
  • Created policies to improve customer service through on time deliveries and pricing.
  • Provided the best possible customer service to both internal and external customers.
  • Introduced customer service orientation throughout the materials management service area.
  • Achieved 98%+ customer service performance, best ever, as measured by on time to customer due date.
  • Supervised Customer Service and Purchasing Supervised Information Technology Managed company's ERP system Trans4M and implemented best practices throughout the company.
  • Instituted benchmarking comparisons outside the healthcare field in the areas of customer service, inventory management, and order turnaround times.
  • Provide great customer service for Material management Providing assistance to nurses and other healthcare professionals with a sense of urgency.
  • stocked scrub machines Skills Used Customer service , organization

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10. Logistics
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Here's how Logistics is used in Director Of Materials Management jobs:
  • Developed and improved all facets of Materials Management, Procurement, Inventory Processes, Administration, Logistics Support and Contracts Management.
  • Utilized extensive mastery of all aspects of military logistics in conducting various operations in both the wholesale and retail logistics systems.
  • Developed and Implemented comprehensive Material strategies, including Staffing, Transportation/Freight and distribution process, Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
  • Developed and implemented bidding and logistics processes used by companies to secure contracts for municipalities and private business.
  • Developed a Material Management and Planning/Logistics Concept of Operations manual used in Olympic games.
  • Manage strategic sourcing, negotiation and contracting of materials and logistics management.
  • Researched and resolved function problems involving supply and logistics automated systems.
  • Managed 3PL to deliver over $250K in logistics costs and negotiated UPS discounts to realize $130K savings in 2011.
  • Managed company-wide replenishment ($93 million/year), purchasing, inventory and inbound logistics with a staff of 5.
  • Planned, coordinated, and executed all aspects of medical logistics support for two humanitarian assistance deployments to 14 countries.
  • Maintained supply UTC (Unit Type Code) logistics detail items in a deployment configuration, when so authorized.
  • Named interim Director of Logistics; coordinated all outsourced packaging, transport, and delivery of inventory in 2016.
  • Managed Corporate Investment (asset) Recovery function and Corporate Freight and 3PL (third party logistics supplier).
  • Managed shipment via Fed ex and over the road logistics, and disposition of inventory upon completion of projects.
  • Managed procurement, planning, scheduling, logistics and shipments of these modules for strategic installation.
  • Designed and established a reverse logistics group, achieving a $2.5 million reverse reduction.
  • Directed the operations, logistics and supply chain activities for a $250 million Hospital
  • Lead Air Force Medical Logistics Manager for United States Army Medical Materiel Command Europe (USAMMCE) at Pirmasens Germany.
  • Led and directly run procurement, strategic sourcing and logistics optimizations assignments for large multi-billion dollars projects.
  • Directed material logistics and associated supply chain activities for 380 bed multi-campus facilities representing $12M spend.

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11. Value Analysis
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Here's how Value Analysis is used in Director Of Materials Management jobs:
  • Key resource to senior management in matters related to purchasing procedures, expense reduction initiatives, value analysis and contract negotiations.
  • Implemented Clinical Value Analysis process to facilitate contract analysis, new product introduction and product conversions with appropriate staff training.
  • Created and co-chair value analysis committee for regional product standardization.
  • Created a Value Analysis Committee which consisted of hospital staff and management members as well as the CNO.
  • Re-designed the CQVA (Clinical Quality Value Analysis) tracking spreadsheet and forms to meet our organizational needs.
  • Appointed team leader for activity value analysis project in the Division of Education.
  • Utilized Value Analysis tools to make recommendations for acceptance or rejection of requests.
  • Implemented and Chair the Value Analysis Committee with savings exceeding $3million dollars.
  • Revised Clinical Quality Value Analysis program achieving $1.8M in savings in 2008.
  • Chaired Value Analysis Team Meetings for new and standardization of products.
  • Established Value Analysis teams to review all new product/service requests.
  • Chaired Value Analysis Team meetings for new/standardization of products.
  • Led Value Analysis team activities for the hospital.
  • Led the Health System's Value Analysis Committee.
  • Resurrected Value Analysis Team and Chair of VAT.
  • Chair of the Value Analysis Committee.
  • Led organizational development as Chairperson of multidisciplinary teams for Value Analysis and Small Equipment Committees.
  • Reduced stock outs by 20% in 3 months Member of Corporate Value Analysis Team and Corporate Products Committee.
  • Planned, created, and implemented Houston Healthcare's Value Analysis Committee.
  • Created a Value Analysis Team Converted from Premier to Novation GPO

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12. GPO
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Here's how GPO is used in Director Of Materials Management jobs:
  • Managed GPO and individually negotiated supplier agreements and compliance.
  • Monitored GPO contracts and negotiated non-GPO/local hospital agreements.
  • Started the utilization of our GPO (HPG) to reduce cost and be contract compliant.
  • Researched and directed the changeover from one GPO to a more cost effective alternative GPO.
  • Maintain an effective contract administration system to include hospital, corporate, and GPO contracts.
  • Controlled $500K in medical supply purchasing budget with contracted GPO vendor base.
  • Re-negotiated contracts with major vendors and enhanced buying power by joining a GPO.
  • Implemented GPO contracts with compliance rate greater than 90%.
  • Quadrupled GPO administrative fees to over $4,300,000 annually.
  • Implemented GPO conversion, 1 million in guaranteed savings.
  • Implemented conversion from HPG to Premier GPO pricing agreements.
  • Negotiate and review non-GPO contracts.
  • Increased return on investment with GPO (VHA) by $217K in first year.
  • End user engagement improves GPO compliance (90.6% to 98.6%).
  • Increased GPO rebates by 20%.
  • Improved GPO compliance, from 90.6% to 98.6%, through end user engagement and Healthtrust Purchasing Group monitoring.
  • Use GPO to evaluate cost comparisons with other business establishments for maximum cost reductions.
  • Premier (GPO) representative for HEc.
  • Converted GPO to Novation (VHA) for improved efficiencies and cost savings results of $300,000.00 annually.
  • Instituted several GPOs to include HealthTrust, Premier and Novation.

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13. Capital Equipment
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Here's how Capital Equipment is used in Director Of Materials Management jobs:
  • Negotiated the purchase of major capital equipment items in conjunction with physicians and clinical departmental management.
  • Procured capital equipment and supplies managing to corporate budget and contract compliance requirements.
  • Administered budget and managed inventory / purchase of all capital equipment.
  • Negotiated all product, service maintenance agreements and capital equipment.
  • Negotiated major and minor capital equipment purchase transactions with suppliers.
  • Developed and implemented a uniform Capital Equipment Policy and Procedure.
  • Procured capital equipment and facilitated installations as required.
  • Coordinate the negotiating and ordering of capital equipment.
  • Researched, recommended and justified capital equipment expenditures.
  • Negotiated supplier proposals for capital equipment/instrument purchases.
  • General Responsibilities: Purchasing, receiving, storage and distribution of all medical/surgical supplies, office supplies and capital equipment.
  • Directed and coordinated the acquisition of capital equipment and medical supplies for free standing Surgery Centers across the country.
  • Manage start-up office projects, such as, relocation of office staff and purchasing of initial capital equipment.
  • Maintained 95% contract compliance for purchased services, supplies, and capital equipment.
  • Monitor & distribution of all medical surgical supplies, capital equipment for three campuses.
  • Inventory control, Capital equipment, contract compliance and supervision of 9 employees.
  • Process all requests for capital equipment and assist other departments with request submissions.
  • Negotiated large capital equipment purchases including MRI, CT and Robotic Systems.
  • Purchased all Capital equipment for USMD Hospital.
  • Purchased $29 million in goods and services and $12 million in capital equipment for multi-site medical and trauma center.

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14. Raw Materials
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Here's how Raw Materials is used in Director Of Materials Management jobs:
  • Participate in external and internal audits for raw materials inventories.
  • Utilized SAP Demand planning tools to analyze supply chain components reducing packaging raw materials by 25% ($900,000).
  • Optimized S&IOP process achieving 99% on time delivery of raw materials over 5 year period.
  • Reduced finished and raw materials inventory by 26% ($7.8 million to $6.0 million).
  • Designed standardized Oracle Discoverer material reports and performance metrics for the testing and release of raw materials.
  • Developed supplier partnerships and team talent to support raw materials sourcing for clinical and commercial drug campaigns.
  • Record production data, including volume produced, consumption of raw materials, or quality control measures.
  • Implemented inventory standards on raw materials to keep a constant flow of goods coming in and out.
  • Led the Corporate Procurement Packaging initiative responsible for purchasing $20 million annually in raw materials.
  • Developed criteria and implemented approach strategies for sourcing of key raw materials - Saving $14MM.
  • Perform a good receipt of raw materials as per SOP and material specification using SAP.
  • Conducted tests on raw materials and finished products in order to ensure their quality.
  • Reorder based planning and forecast based planning for raw materials.
  • Oversee logistics for inbound raw materials and outbound finished goods.
  • Optimized and participated in the purchasing of Raw materials.
  • Managed purchase of production raw materials.
  • SAP Transactions* Safe movement of raw materials, plant side* Preparations of shipping materials* Learning warehousing operations
  • Monitored and ordered all raw materials for POPS retail signage operation and in-house flexographic printing operation.
  • Implemented standard reports to improve materials management and provide raw materials expiration dates.
  • Created an efficient JIT materials management system to supply all of the raw materials needed at five manufacturing locations.

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15. ERP
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Here's how ERP is used in Director Of Materials Management jobs:
  • Support business transformation by publishing perpetual inventory reports.
  • Conducted thorough business case evaluation of legacy ERP software in support of management decision to upgrade or purchase new.
  • Trained over 200 personnel on the use of the organization s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.
  • Implemented the use of the Siemens automated ordering system for both perpetual inventory and non stock inventory.
  • Covered all aspects of materials management, new product introduction, product cost and IT/ERP projects.
  • Installed ERP enhancement: directed all companies scheduling activities: From Order Capture to Order Fulfillment.
  • Team member during a 39 week ERP implementation using JD Edwards One World software.
  • Spearheaded the enterprise-wide launch of the company's ACE continuous process improvement system.
  • Led the Enterprise Initiative project to reduce the distribution cost by 40%.
  • Implemented the ERP system [MFG - Pro] invoicing system in warehouses.
  • Led the business during a Lawson Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation.
  • Implemented Lawson ERP system and use of advanced requisitioning and EDI functions.
  • Reduced perpetual Inventory by $600,000 in less than two years.
  • Read and interpreted plans, instructions and specs.
  • Managed launch of Great Plains ERP system.
  • Read and interpreted work orders.
  • Hired to turn around an underperforming supply chain management department.
  • Revamped underperforming supply chain operation.
  • Participated with the implementation of a new JD Edwards ERP application providing procurement and plant operations state of the art tools.
  • Reduced interplant "off-set times" improving inventory turns.

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16. FTE
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Here's how FTE is used in Director Of Materials Management jobs:
  • Drafted and published government property management and procurement compliance procedures.
  • Developed and maintained department operating and FTE budgets.
  • Cost centers-Blood Bank, Hematology, Serology, Chemistry & Micro Managed 70 FTE's, capital and departmental annual budgets.
  • Created and transported various exported kitting projects while standing up of an aftermarket spare parts sales and distribution warehouse.
  • Resulted in adoption of Green Corporate Guidelines Policy for all functions after introduction at a one day corporate conference.
  • Directed vision of product development to meet consumer desires, collaborated with developer, and crafted development plans.
  • Implemented Courier service which grew from .5 to 2.0 FTE with a resultant savings of $45K annually.
  • Eliminated one FTE on reduced inventory levels by 15% for an annual savings of $50,000.
  • Prepared the fiscal years capital purchases and the Doctors special requests, often exceeding 5 million dollars.
  • Assisted with special projects that arose leading up to and after the 2002 Olympic Games.
  • Shifted $10M+ of inventory to supplier partners by establishing supplier held inventory program.
  • Report directly to the Vice President of Finance and supervise nine FTE's.
  • Create monthly KPI's for costs savings and After Market Parts.
  • Report directly to the CFO and supervise twelve FTE's.
  • Reduced after market delinquencies by 67%.
  • Managed staff of 19 FTE's.
  • Developed an electronic system that maximized amount of processed purchased orders per Full Time Employee (FTE).
  • Improved cost per FTE to become the lowest cost per Req in comparison to other Quest Business Units.
  • Directed eight departments of 75 FTEs and a $5 million total budget.
  • Supervised three managers and held accountability for 50 FTEs.

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Here's how Cycle Counts is used in Director Of Materials Management jobs:
  • Facilitate and monitor inventory cycle counts and physical inventory related activities.
  • Maintained accurate inventory levels by conducting annual cycle counts, as well as weekly cycle counts on specific critical items.
  • Assist Materials Management staff in the execution of material inventory activities, including cycle counts and location movements.
  • Performed inventory control process, cycle counts, reduced inventory in various areas.
  • Participate in physical cycle counts and inventories to adjust stock on hand.
  • Conducted cycle counts and inventory counting on a weekly basis.
  • Completed cycle counts for raw and finished goods.
  • Perform Cycle counts and Physical inventories as scheduled.
  • Inventory responsibilities including cycle counts, adjustments and set up/updating of supplies in MMIS as well as resolution of recalls/advisements.
  • Return Authorization Goods (RGA) Performing inventory and cycle counts

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18. Management Department
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  • Managed key supply chain management departments for corporate operations, procurement, and material planning, contracts/sub-contracts, and distribution/logistics.
  • Combined Central Sterile with Purchasing and Supply Distribution functions to form a Materials Management Department.
  • Directed overall Materials Management Department centralized operations and service functions consisting of twenty-eight total associates.
  • Developed annual budget for Central Stores, Material Management Department.
  • Restored organization to an ineffective Materials Management Department.
  • Developed operating budget for Materials Management Department.
  • Plan, organize, and direct functions and activities of both the Environmental Services and the Materials Management departments.
  • Served as a Project Manager for the District, in conjunction with the Project Planning and Management Department.
  • Oversee the day to day operations of the Materials Management department for this $1.2 billion corporation.
  • Worked with the Finance Department submitting month end reports for the Materials Management Department.
  • Developed KPI's for Materials Management department to quantify and measure impact of services.
  • Implement and write policies and procedures for materials management department.
  • Managed all aspects of the Materials Management Department.
  • Established and Implemented the Materials Management Department Held Accountable for Developing Department Policies, Procedures and Job Descriptions.
  • Managed startup of new facility materials management department.
  • Direct the operations of the Materials Management department to include Purchasing, Central Supply, and Mailroom.
  • Completed an operational assessment of a materials management department for a large health system in the South.
  • Created, hired, and trained materials management department.
  • Directed the materials management department s for the companies four multi-practice surgical centers.
  • Managed both Housekeeping and Materials Management departments.Lindsborg Community Hospital affiliated with Salina Regional Health Center.

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19. Surgery
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  • Established streamlined order processing procedures for surgery, eliminating paperwork and repeat orders.
  • Monitor asset utilization of current accounts and forecast future needs for Surgery Centers.
  • Assemble case carts for surgeries, which consisted of: putting supplies on cart, and putting surgery instruments on cart.
  • Lead Charge Master Review and implementation of Surgery and Central Supply departments with emphasis on review recovery for Medicare Pass-Thru items.
  • Created a hospital wide charge reconciliation system to include all supplies maintained in the Surgery Department.
  • Implemented cycle counting process for the Surgery Inventory which significantly decreased the value of inventory variances.
  • Pick case carts for surgery, put excess product and instruments away from surgery.
  • Set up par level system in Surgery to reduce inventory and waste.
  • Establish cost savings initiatives for four Surgery Centers, and 14 Clinics.
  • Consult with Surgery Centers and clinics on issues, and pricing discrepancies.
  • Order and supply materials for the surgery department.
  • Worked 8 years in Surgery and Material Management.
  • Assisted surgery director on developing sound inventory management practices reducing supply loss due to product expirations.
  • Develop and build working relationships with key surgery and cath lab individuals.
  • Directed Surgery, Cath Lab, and Hospital Central Supply departments.
  • Key Achievements: Responsible in building all capital needs for supporting new multi million Surgery Centers.
  • Retired) Concentration on Cardiac Cath Lab, Surgery and Endoscopy financial health
  • Retired) Responsible for Central Supply and Materials Management for this 193-bed hospital, which included Bariatric Surgery.

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20. Management System
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  • Managed the design and implementation of a decentralized materials management system whereby materials are received and stored on site.
  • Project Manager for the implementation of McKesson Supply Chain Management system across the organization.
  • Ensured adequate stock via computerized inventory management system and administered disbursements to various departments.
  • Implemented a just-in-time inventory management system, reducing inventory-holding costs by $740,000.
  • Manage supply chain management systems from base-level operations to worldwide Air Force Operations.
  • Managed the conversion and implementation of new computerized purchasing and asset management systems.
  • Developed effective stocking and inventory-management systems to minimize loss and maximize performance.
  • Implemented a constraint based materials management system using i2 Factory Planner software.
  • Check incoming orders and Enter receiving information into Pathways Materials Management system.
  • Created and Implemented a Vendor Management System used Domestic and Internationally.
  • Monitor activity in Catalyst Warehouse Management System & SAP.
  • Designed and implemented an electronic contract management system.
  • Installed and implemented computer suites with accompanying software programs for US Navy ships and shore activities Hazardous Management System.
  • Formalize methods and improves procedures for storing property using the Air Force Equipment Management System (AFEMS).
  • Migrate Purchasing and inventory management system from (MMIS) Legacy to SAP.
  • Provided local support for vendor management systems and supply formulary initiatives.
  • Implemented a contract management system (Meditract).

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21. Patient Care
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  • Formalized inventory pars on nursing units to increase customer satisfaction and ensure enough supplies are on hand for patient care.
  • Manage that my overall inventory cost does not exceed over 60,000.00 without compromising any supplies needed for patient care.
  • Assist with a variety of indirect patient care activities to including maintaining a clean and safe environment.
  • Manage distribution of surgical and patient care supplies to the Operating Room and clinical areas of hospital.
  • Identified and implemented over $2 million in product savings without sacrificing patient care.
  • Analyze quotes for new equipment and patient care supplies for new service lines.
  • Track and record all rental equipment used for patient care.
  • Reduced supply expenses by 28% without impacting patient care.
  • Complete ordering and stocking of patient care supplies.
  • Transfer equipment throughout the hospital in a timely manner to assist with patient care.

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23. Mail Room
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  • Total responsibility for Materials Management operations, including Purchasing, Inventory/Distribution, Contracting(GPO), and Mail Room Services.
  • Managed staff of inventory control, receiving, and mail room in a large public health care facility.
  • Provided oversight of supply chain management including Purchasing, Receiving & Distribution, Storeroom and Mail Room.
  • Mail Room and Copy Services Storeroom and Receiving Purchased Service Contract Management Spend Analytics and Finance Integration

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24. MRP
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  • Initiated SAP MRP automated reorder process that reduced inefficiencies and proactively identified stock outs.
  • Configured MRP parameters; Master data and Production order management.
  • Perform and direct supervision of procurement and materials management, MRP systems and production scheduling for a $63 million corporation.
  • Supervised and assisted in the set up of Microsoft Dynamics Accounting and Vicinity Manufacturing Systems, including activation of MRP.
  • Completed business modeling process and initial phase of Manufacturing Resource Planning (MRP II) system implementation using BPCS software.
  • Managed and reviewed weekly MRP process to ensure adequate and on time purchasing of raw material.
  • Utilized MRPII tools to continuously monitor and revise master production schedule for all work centers.
  • Interfaced with Sales to properly translate customer requirements into the Forecast and MRP/ERP system.
  • Act as business analyst and business system responsible for MRP system supported by IT.
  • Managed system implementation of new MRP system from Visual Manufacturing to Oracle.
  • Direct staff performed all logistics, packaging design, and MRP support.
  • Researched, developed and maintained MRP System, with Manufacturing protocol.
  • Reviewed MRP action messages and took actions to meet requirements.
  • Lead implementation of MRP system from manual record keeping.
  • Team Leader in implementation of MRP in 2012.
  • Maximized the utilization of the MRP11 System.
  • Implemented Epicor's MRP system and established the generation process for all KPI and operations documents.
  • Trained all materials personnel in satellite office to run and analyze MRP reports and Excel.
  • Project leader for implementation of manufacturing module for worldwide MRP/ERP system (Mapics).
  • Contract) Materials and MRP Input management on-site at KLA-Tencor Inc.

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25. Data Entry
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  • Resolved A/P issues regarding procurement transactions including data entry and reconciliation of all shipments received; this included GL coding.
  • Reduced data entry errors and order entry time by building and deploying macros.
  • Receive packages, stock areas of hospital, inventory, data entry
  • Assisted in data entry for the yearly budget/expenses.
  • Front office duties, answering phones, tracking of equipment Data entry and medical supply requests

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26. PAR Levels
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  • Conducted physical inventories and reviewed inventory usage to determine accurate par levels.
  • Reduced linen inventory by 18 percent, established par levels for each floor, and brought unregulated linen purchasing under control.
  • Accommodate a 49 bed hospital with supplies and equipment while maintaining par levels in stock rooms as well as on hand.
  • Consult with department Directors to establish par levels for goods as well as review appropriateness of current stock.
  • Performed complete setup of operating room supplies and par levels maintained on a daily basis.
  • Utilized organizational skills in creating par levels for items and delivery times for areas.
  • Utilized SAP for control of all inventories and materials per PAR levels requirements.
  • Maintain corporate contracts, set par levels and continue all stock for supplies.
  • Maintain established par levels on medical supply carts located on nursing units.
  • Maintain and establish inventories and par levels for the hospital.
  • Maintain par levels in all patient care areas & store-room.
  • Provided sufficient inventories on floor par levels and storage reserves.
  • Created par levels, bin locations and forecast supply needs.
  • Review par levels and usage reports with department heads.
  • Maintain par levels for supplies throughout the hospital.
  • Fix and create par levels for warehouse inventory.
  • Set and maintain par levels for surgical supplies.
  • Established par levels on nursing units.
  • Set accurate inventory and par levels.
  • Accounted for hospital wide physical inventory, controlled hospital wide inventory dollars, established and monitored par levels and monthly MOR.

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27. Medical Equipment
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  • Maintained performance standards and outcomes related to negotiations and procurement process of medical equipment, capital, and supply/materials contracts.
  • Negotiated capital purchases of medical equipment and contractual service agreements in line with budgetary and cost-containment criteria.
  • Reduced injuries by 6% by purchasing ergonomically designed medical equipment.
  • Implemented medical equipment maintenance program.
  • Order inventory of medical equipment.
  • Saved the hospital over $160,000 through the purchase of used medical equipment at Saint Vincent's Medical Center auction.
  • Negotiated cost effective acquisitions of major medical equipment and services resulting in annual savings of $1 million dollars.
  • Inventoried, delivered, and kept accountable records for an estimated $750,000 worth of medical equipment.
  • Lowered Durable Medical Equipment (DME) costs by eighty-four percent (84%).
  • Worked with other departments keeping track of inventory, scanning incoming and outgoing medical equipment.
  • Examine medical equipment for malfunctions, leaks, loose parts, or general disrepair.
  • Use sterilizers, aerators, and washers to clean and sterilize medical equipment.
  • Assisted with questions and answers regarding medical equipment and supplies.
  • Transport medical equipment and supplies to various nursing units.
  • Handle contract negotiations for services on medical equipment.
  • Distribute and log medical equipment in various areas.
  • Supply medical equipment to nursing station.
  • Receive and deliver heavy freight for permanent showroom tenants and tradeshow exhibitors including furniture, medical equipment, apparel, etc.
  • Coordinate medical and non medical equipment purchases for a 18 million dollar building project.

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28. Meditech
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  • Implemented Meditech's Materials Management module and created policies and procedures for utilization.
  • Implemented computerized Meditech Materials Management systems, including invoice matching with accounting.
  • Directed maintenance of Meditech Materials Management Information System's software program.
  • Establish new department procedures within using Meditech inventory system.
  • Implemented EDI system and completed Meditech system productivity improvements.
  • Maintain the Meditech Materials Management database.
  • Installed Meditech Materials Management module.
  • Implemented perpetual inventory in Central Supply on the Meditech system and implemented the use of EDI for a few large vendors.
  • Oversee sterile processing, implementation of GHX and the conversion to Meditech 6.0 for Supply Chain.
  • Implemented Meditech's MM/ORM module interface to create a perpetual inventory and better manage assets.
  • Introduced electronic requisitioning, enhancing end user knowledge of software (Meditech).
  • Implemented and maintained MM Meditech module.
  • Updated and maintained all Meditech MM dictionaires.
  • Project Manager representing Materials Management in the IT upgrade of the Enterprise Resource Planning System (Meditech 6.0).

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29. Direct Reports
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  • Manage 8 direct reports in purchasing, warehouse, transportation and inventory management personnel.
  • Provided leadership to direct reports managing buyers, designers and warehouse personnel.
  • Established job descriptions and performance standards for 9 direct reports.
  • Managed 4 direct reports and 4 indirect reports.
  • Supervised 10 direct reports in multiple functions.
  • Supervised 9 direct reports, 48 salariedand 80 hourly employees.

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30. Project Management
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  • Participated in numerous capital projects partnering with multiple disciplines resulting in successful project management.
  • Project management for hospital property refurbishment.
  • Gained and developed project management skills.
  • Experience in various industrial and commercial electrical designs, material requisition, project management, start up and commissioning.
  • Develop and implement technical project management tools such as plans, schedules, and responsibility and compliance matrices.
  • Project Management, materials procurement for fab shop of 50 employees.
  • Job Price quoting from $200.00 to $250,000.00 On site project management.

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31. Daily Operations
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  • Facilitated daily operations; managed and maintained purchasing supplies, outside agencies licenses and certifications, and all client communications.
  • Developed departmental policies and procedures to provide direction and control over daily operations.
  • Supervised daily operations of 70 employees ranging in responsibility from clerks to supervisors.
  • Directed daily operations of radiology, lab and materials management.
  • Processed paperwork associated with daily operations.
  • Administrated the daily operations of procurement, sterile processing, print shop, courier and mail services in a three-hospital corporation.
  • Managed daily operations for Purchasing, Distribution, Receiving, Linen Services, 350 bed acute care community hospital.
  • Directed supply chain functions including oversight of daily operations and management of 8 team members.
  • Coached and developed new team members in daily operations and safety protocol.
  • Execute daily operations to update receiving log, maintaining material.
  • Directed daily operations in 250,000.00 central supply warehouse.
  • Designed materials management computer system, layout of storeroom and warehouse facilities, and procedures crucial to daily operations.
  • Directed materials management functions including oversight of daily operations and management of 6 team members.
  • Oversee the daily operations on Materials management for 2 Healthcare facilities.
  • Oversee the daily operations of the de Snoep Winkel Gift Shop and Tea Room.

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32. Process Improvement
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  • Collaborated with internal customers to identify areas of improvement and suggested process improvement and cost reduction initiatives to senior management.
  • Developed off-site distribution center logistics, enhanced vendor partnerships, improved service, and completed multiple process improvement initiatives.
  • Created process improvement plan for material movement within different areas from receiving inspection through production and shipping.
  • Partnered with Manufacturing Operations personnel to help resolve issues and identified and helped implement process improvements.
  • Implemented Oracle Materials Management/Procurement/Accounts Payable systems, resulting in major cost savings and process improvements.
  • Provided accurate and efficient part placement through process improvements and slotting velocity management.
  • Developed process improvement and strategy which eliminated need for centralized warehouse operations.
  • Conduct annual facility assessments to identify cost savings and process improvements
  • Direct Managers into a continuous process improvement program.
  • Directed process improvements, capital projects, and new product introductions as effective solutions to reduce overall cost of care.
  • Maintained Distribution overhead growth to 5% while division revenue grew250% from 2007 - 2013 through efficiency/process improvements.
  • Presented supply chain process improvement strategies to GPO, IDN and peer groups for educational events.
  • Reduced non-supply operational expenses by $500k annually with lean process improvement in central storage locations.
  • Worked with various departments to ensure customer satisfaction was met through process improvements.
  • Managed customer escalations, DSO's, stock outs and process improvement.
  • Provide Data Analysis and Process Improvement.
  • Provide detailed documentation for on-going process improvement efforts.
  • Key Duties: Evaluates operations on an ongoing basis, utilizing the principles of continuous process improvement.
  • Participated in several process improvement projects to benefit operating efficiencies of hospital: Surgeon Block Time Project within the OR.

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33. Inventory Accuracy
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  • Enforced an aggressive inventory management process that improved inventory accuracy to 99%.
  • Create and administer procedures and policies to increase inventory accuracy.
  • Managed 8 employees, 12 thousand square foot warehouse, over 2 thousand inventory items with over 98% inventory accuracy.
  • Improved inventory accuracy by 39% over one year period by implementing FIFO controls, formal transaction training and cycle counting.
  • Inventory accuracy of 99.5% achieved through lean practices and strong procedural discipline coupled with a successful cycle count program.
  • Reduced denial rates from 15% to 2% while increasing inventory accuracy from 73% to 99.49%.
  • Improved Inventory accuracy percentage from 35% to 98% once acquired over the last 2 years.
  • Directed a comprehensive cycle count program, increasing inventory accuracy from 85% to 99.7%.
  • Maintained 98% production material inventory accuracy and delivered 10% YOY increase in inventory turns.
  • Improved inventory accuracy from 69% to 99% through the implementation of cycle counting procedures.
  • Increased absolute inventory accuracy from 75% to 98%; net accuracy at 99.99%.
  • Enhanced inventory accuracy to 99% from 87%, reducing downtime and production rescheduling.
  • Lead successful cycle count initiative that has yielded 99.5% inventory accuracy.
  • Improved Inventory Accuracy to 99.95% through formal cycle counting.
  • Implemented cycle count process with 99% inventory accuracy.
  • Improved inventory accuracy from 91% to 95%.
  • Inventory accuracy of 98%.
  • Introduced several shipping, receiving and warehousing procedures to improve inventory accuracy and timely financial accounting.
  • Propelled inventory accuracy levels in both materials and vehicle warehouses from non-reportable status to >95%.

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34. Medical Supplies
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  • Provided emergency supplies to hospital including stocking emergency after hour surgeries and providing medical supplies during and after emergency situations.
  • Maintained inventory of 2,500 product line items of Medical/Non-Medical supplies.
  • Conducted inventory and distribution of linen and medical supplies.
  • Inventory management for medical supplies.
  • Established a courier system that successfully maintained medical supplies at 25 locations in 3 counties across Metro Atlanta.
  • Changed from exchange to replenishment system of medical supplies with approximate savings of $30K in rotating inventory.
  • Stock units with medical supplies, In charge of inventory, Place orders for surgical equipment and supplies.
  • Compiled and maintained records of quantity, type of equipment, merchandise or medical supplies stocked.
  • Increased customer satisfaction by 6% by purchasing user friendly cart systems to dispense medical supplies.
  • Inventory Computer Specialist - Implementation of the first computer inventory for all medical supplies.
  • Stocked hospital floors with medical supplies for each unit on a 7 floor hospital.
  • Deliver medical supplies from General Stores and Lab to off site satellite practices.
  • Created and implemented quality control standards for the procurement of medical supplies.
  • Key functions included value engineering, purchasing and distribution of medical supplies.
  • Purchased medical supplies and equipment for a 250 bed Nursing Home.
  • Negotiated contracts and reduced costs for medical supplies and equipment.
  • Audit, maintain, and restock life saving medical supplies.
  • Ordered and stocked medical supplies.
  • Saved $10 to $20 million and improve replenishments of medical supplies.
  • restock medical supplies, reorder supplies , crush boxes,clean storage room

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35. JIT
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  • Implemented JIT cellular manufacturing and increased manufacturing productivity 30%.
  • Monitor the material and supply chain flow for 3 auto seat frame manufacturing and 21 JIT Seat complete plants.
  • Implemented JIT Inventory program resulting in one-time savings of $3 million in addition to ongoing savings.
  • Improved the turnaround time for supply orders with JIT which improved space usage in nursing units.
  • Have reduced inventories to minimize stock on hand and work toward a modified JIT system.
  • Streamlined inventories and moved a majority of product to JIT therefore relieving overhead supply costs.
  • Installed MMIS, JIT, exchange carts compressed electronic storage and distribution systems.
  • Initiated JIT system for $2.6 million inventory.
  • Create new vendor contracts and bids on new clinic products Use of JIT and Lean Operations.
  • Introduced and developed a JIT/stockless program, a concept new to the medical arena.
  • Created forecasts to support a JIT methodology while maintaing cost effective purchases.
  • Negotiated and implemented "Just in Time" (JIT) supply ordering and delivery methodology with primary suppliers.

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36. Kanban
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  • Develop re-stock / re-supply program for all clinical areas and Physician Practices utilizing Lean Initiatives / KanBan.
  • Replaced inventory and procurement based MRP system with a visual KanBan, demand-pull system.
  • LEAN Process Improvement, 5S, KANBAN, Implemented two-bin KANBAN supply replenishment process hospital-wide
  • Worked with multiple suppliers to establish JIT, KANBAN, and consignment inventory partnerships.
  • Implemented The Toyota Production System/KANBAN for OEM shipments to Toyota assembly lines.
  • Lean manufacturing experience includes 5S, KANBAN, and JIT.
  • Initiated KANBAN system for electronics.
  • Maintained optimum inventory levels through kanban and inventory management processes.
  • Developed, implemented, and maintained kanban inventory systems.
  • Designed new e-kanban system and developing auto call system as part of a planned Lean Suite based on a web infrastructure.
  • Eliminated open storage areas, adding Kanban systems for expense parts, and improved security controls in Hazardous Material storage.
  • Implemented a Kanban system for C item inventory, resulting in a 94% reduction of stock-outs.
  • Established Lean Manufacturing Team to implement Kanban based scheduling systems, pull replenishment and redesigned plant floor.
  • Implemented Lean Manufacturing, Kanban, and DMS systems to execute best practices and improve process flow.
  • Implemented kanban system for all raw material parts on production floor, and leading edge procurement techniques.
  • Implemented Kanban contracts for consumables and critical gases, saving 30% cost and eliminating shortages.
  • Team member of converting MRP buys into a Super Market / Kanban / Pull System.
  • Implemented Kanban system for all clinical areas as part of Lean Initiative.
  • Used Kanban to maximize the efficiency of the LHH supply chain.
  • Facilitated bringing Kanban to the nursing staff in the Emergency department.

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37. Inventory System
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  • Implemented an Electronic Inventory system to optimize purchasing and communicated regularly with internal customers to define areas of improvement.
  • Researched inventory problems and checked status of parts utilizing computerized inventory system.
  • Recruited from Lutheran Medical Center to implement new computerized inventory system.
  • Utilized computerized inventory system to track hospital inventory.
  • Initiated and implemented automated inventory system IBM AS400.
  • Implemented and developed primary hospital inventory systems.
  • Start up of new inventory systems (Siemens MS4), building Item Master and data base for the Organization.
  • Implemented new group purchasing initiative with 15% savings and a just-in-time inventory system reducing inventory by $1M.
  • Utilized and made operational improvements to SAP inventory systems in concert with SAP Support teams.
  • Revamped the Inventory system to link up the SKU's with all usable assets.
  • Installed perpetual inventory system, house wide including the OR.
  • Implemented Optiflex automated inventory system on all nursing units.
  • Improved professional inventory systems by spearheading conversion of from ESI system to new Medseries 4 (MS4) platform.
  • Implement a "just in time" inventory system in the O.R.
  • Utilized IOS, Advantix and ENVI inventory systems.

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38. Osha
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  • Conducted OSHA safety audits and developed action plans to achieve/enhance compliance.
  • Followed OSHA requirements and obtained basic emergency medical skills.
  • Purchased all items needs to comply with OSHA requirements and worked with departmental heads to assure deadlines were met.
  • Adhered to all safety practices and measures in compliance with OSHA safety standards.
  • Cleaned and maintained the warehouse in compliance with OSHA safety standards.
  • Follow SOP's, FDA, OSHA regulations
  • Led internal OSHA audit to ensure Perry Hospital's compliance with Federal requirement.
  • Increase departments efficiencey through the design of Quality Control of biohazard Materials.OSHA CERIFIED forklift.Have recieved variuos award.

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39. Computer System
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  • Installed and implemented a new company-wide QAD Mfg/Pro computer system, which networked NEC offices together for the first time.
  • Changed a manual purchasing process to an automated computer system that allowed for tracking and accounting of materials supplies.
  • Implemented new Purchasing computer system (McKesson's Pathways Materials Management) and led team with two subsequent upgrades.
  • Help management maintain inventory balances by doing manual counts and corrections in the computer system (Lawson).
  • Access information and enter data on various computer systems used for managing supplies and equipment.
  • Performed data entry in computer system Correctly coded claims in system for department to process.
  • Served as Project Manager for the accurate and timely implementation of Echo computer system.
  • Involved in the selection process and implementation plan of a Materials Management computer system.
  • Implemented and accomplished all training prior to implementation of the SMS computer system.
  • Managed the successful conversion to the Lawson Supply Management computer system.
  • Use At-Par computer systems to make supply requests for individual departments.
  • Implemented an integrated state of the art DRP/MRP 11 computer system.
  • Implemented a brand new computer system throughout the hospital.
  • Entered data into the pulse computer system.
  • Implemented an integrated MMIS computer system.
  • Assisted with the implementation of the Meditech Computer System for effective department operations.
  • Admit patients into the hospital/registration according to occurrence code using meditech computer system.
  • Verify patients' eligibility with current insurance carrier through meditech computer system.
  • Implemented new Intelishelf supply computer system.

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40. Office Supplies
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  • Order all office supplies for office personnel of 40, maintaining minimal supplies without running out of inventory.
  • Negotiated with Vendors the best price and service for all nursing, housekeeping, maintenance and office supplies.
  • Answer incoming calls as a professional representative, organize incoming mail, and order office supplies.
  • Implemented desktop delivery service for office supplies (11% savings).
  • Eliminated office supplies valued at $35,000 from centralized inventory.
  • Maintain inventory and order office supplies.
  • Developed and implemented stockless inventory system for office supplies with savings of approximately $50K in inventory reduction.

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41. Hospital Staff
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  • Identified internal customers and developed a process of interaction for staff towards entire hospital staff.
  • Worked with clinical, ancillary and administrative hospital staff.
  • Provided Customer Service to Hospital Staff who arrived to pick up their orders in person at the will call desk.
  • Educated and trained 95% of hospital staff on PMM and Horizon Supply Source purchasing system.
  • Counseled patients, consulted with physicians and conducted education programs for hospital staff.
  • Implemented an online office supply ordering system for all hospital staff.
  • Provided supply support to hospital staff.

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42. Jcaho
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  • Enforced departmental compliance with JCAHO regulatory requirements.
  • Served on Hazardous Materials, JCAHO, Resource Case Management, Y2K and Emergency Preparedness Committees.
  • Adhered to JCAHO and life safety regulations and assisted with the JCAHO survey.
  • Developed processes and policies to ensure DHH and JCAHO compliance.
  • Assisted the Plant Operations Manager with special projects/JCAHO survey preparation.
  • Prepare sites for JCAHO and HIPPA compliance.
  • Coordinated two JCAHO accreditations as Warehouse Manager and Materials Management Director as well as numerous company expansions into new markets.

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Here's how BOM is used in Director Of Materials Management jobs:
  • Supervised Production Control (including production scheduling, materials requirements planning, BOM, inventory control, shipping and receiving).
  • Implemented new BOM release system to ensure accurate and on time release of work requirements.
  • Manage standardization of BOM's for standard cost and MRP compliance.
  • Designed and Implemented Mini-Max Planning for Non BOM/Expense Items.
  • Work with Engineering on BOM inaccuracies.
  • Manage department responsible for production routing, CNC programming and cost estimation for the repair and upgrade of turbomachinery equipment.
  • Developed and championed processes for Great Plains in standard costing, BOMs, planning, and inventory control.
  • Managed selection of all suppliers, vendor consolidation and new SKU creation to include BOMs.
  • Created BOM's, routings, jobs, and the production schedule for Graphics manufacturing.

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44. Sigma
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  • Instituted vendor certification/qualification program including a supplier partnership program for critical spare part to support Six Sigma principles and MRO systems.
  • Trained and mentored excellence in operations and supply chain through lean manufacturing and continuous process improvement (Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing).
  • Develop and improve quality control procedures utilizing six sigma tools.
  • Utilized Lean Sigma principles, expanding automation of charging, inventorying, ordering and dispensing of supplies to reduce costs.
  • Improved customer satisfaction by implementing Six Sigma techniques to achieve supply requisition fill rates of more than 99.5%.
  • Lead initiatives for Lean 6 Sigma process improvements and effectively reduce materials handling time by 30%.
  • Completed LEAN Six Sigma improvement projects for supply chain functions.
  • Design and enforce Lean/ Six Sigma measurements and PPI/5S projects.
  • Participated in 5S Lean and Six Sigma events.
  • Team Leader/Trainer for new six sigma based quality and problem-solving process (Zenger Miller).
  • Utilized Sig Sigma lean methodology and DMAIC Model to create continuous improvement.
  • Lean Six Sigma project) Developed Rounding Program to monitor Central Stores relationship with Nursing.

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45. Service Contracts
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  • Tested archived data across different oracle modules say inventory transactions, install base records with service contracts/without service contracts.
  • Negotiated service contracts with outsourced suppliers and vendors for the procurement and implementation of technology systems.
  • Developed a system for tracking capital and service contracts for improved organization and compliance.
  • Implemented the Vendor Mate Credentialing system for Sales Representatives, Business Associate Agreements and Service Contracts.
  • Reconciled organizational Service Contracts resulting in a $500K cost savings.
  • Handle all contracts, including premier supply & service contracts.
  • Negotiate purchasing and service contracts on behalf of the Hospital.
  • Review and renew supply and service contracts.

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46. Health System
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  • Transitioned acquisition hospital of 88 beds, converted from a satellite department of prior health system to self-sufficient department.
  • Supported and led Banner Health System Materials Management initiatives attaining an average score of 4+ Gallup Survey score.
  • Served as an internal consultant for the health system for expansion of the program to other regions.
  • Recognized as a top performer within the health system three out of four years.
  • Arranged for transfers to satellite facilities and other campuses within Aria Health System.
  • Achieved first-place reprocessed savings award for the health system in 2011.
  • Implemented over $66,000,000 in cost reductions for health system.
  • Supported several Health System entities including community physician practices, Mercy Care Services, and a satellite hospital.
  • Integrated St.Vincent Hospital's contracts with Eastern Health System's contracts and developed one purchasing portfolio.

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47. Contract Negotiations
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  • Reduced operating costs by restructuring domestic and international warehousing and logistics model with upfront contract negotiations.
  • Head of quality control management, domestic/international freight and contract negotiations.
  • Reduced facility supply expense $3,000,000 annually with continuous improvement of supply chain processes & contract negotiations.
  • Identify opportunity for contract negotiations with local vendors based on current price points and revenue margins.
  • Led Laboratory contract negotiations which resulted in annual materials cost savings of over $25,000.
  • Perform vendor and contract negotiations for vital hospital/patient supplies, services, and equipment.
  • Administered contract compliance and contract negotiations for special items as needed.

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48. Pyxis
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  • Saved NBHN $130K annually by installing KAN-Ban and terminating PYXIS annual contract.
  • Redesigned Pyxis Supply Stations hospital wide for improved charge capture and operational efficiency.
  • Introduced/installed Pyxis revenue collections system for nursing service.
  • Implemented Pyxis Supply dispensing system.
  • Established Pyxis Performance Improvement Team.
  • Coordinated the Pyxis implementation for the hospital as well as the integration of the charge master.
  • Installed and operated Pyxis SupplyStation in 17 departments annually saving $300,000 due to lost charges.
  • Lead assessment and introduction to Pyxis for inventory control.
  • Lead project teams to three successful pharmacy implementations including CPOE migration, Meditech platforms, and Pyxis upgrade.
  • Investigated, recommended and implemented Pyxis Supply Station interface with Meditech to reduce lost patient charges.
  • Prepare reports through Excel, Mediclick, and Pyxis.
  • Included the following system Talyst Carousel, Bedside barcode administration, upgrade to Pyxis system.

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49. RFP
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  • Developed RFP for minimally invasive surgical instrumentation and suture.
  • Developed request for proposal (RFP) and request for quotes (RFQ) to vendors.
  • Created the ten hospital RFP for Therapeutic Beds, Mattresses and Surfaces.
  • Developed all RFP's, negotiated corporate contracts and monitored GPO compliance.
  • Saved 250K by implementing RFP for bio-med services.
  • Developed RFP's and bids.
  • Slashed RFP processing time from 180 to 9 days as well as IFB times from 60 to 30 days.
  • Request RFI's and RFP's.
  • Developed an RFP for Specialty Bed Rentals that saved [ ] annually and provided the basis for clinical protocols.
  • Design RFPs with Contract Coordinators and handle contract renewals.
  • Organized, maintained and distributed procurement files including RFQs, RFPs, purchase orders and contracts.

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50. Material Flow
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Here's how Material Flow is used in Director Of Materials Management jobs:
  • Coordinated RoHS conversion with engineering for non-disruptive material flow and on-time product delivery.
  • Drive common lean material flow initiatives across Whirlpool Corporation.
  • Exported data from SAP system to excel and presented reports of material flow to Purchasing department.
  • Supervised material flow, storage and campus order fulfillment.
  • Streamlined the supply chain material flow with vendor and in house receiving by implementing Lean manufacturing

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20 Most Common Skills For A Director Of Materials Management

Materials Management

21.0%

Inventory Control

8.8%

Production Planning

7.5%

Contract Compliance

6.7%

Purchase Orders

6.7%

Supply Chain

6.1%

Cost Savings

6.0%

Inventory Management

5.5%

Customer Service

5.1%

Logistics

4.9%

Value Analysis

2.8%

GPO

2.7%

Capital Equipment

2.5%

Raw Materials

2.3%

ERP

2.2%

FTE

2.0%

Cycle Counts

1.9%

Management Department

1.9%

Surgery

1.8%

Management System

1.7%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Director Of Materials Management

Rank Skill
1 Materials Management 16.3%
2 Inventory Control 6.8%
3 Production Planning 5.8%
4 Contract Compliance 5.2%
5 Purchase Orders 5.2%
6 Supply Chain 4.8%
7 Cost Savings 4.6%
8 Inventory Management 4.2%
9 Customer Service 4.0%
10 Logistics 3.8%
11 Value Analysis 2.2%
12 GPO 2.1%
13 Capital Equipment 1.9%
14 Raw Materials 1.8%
15 ERP 1.7%
16 FTE 1.6%
17 Cycle Counts 1.5%
18 Management Department 1.5%
19 Surgery 1.4%
20 Management System 1.3%
21 Patient Care 1.2%
22 Print Shop 1.1%
23 Mail Room 1.1%
24 MRP 1.1%
25 Data Entry 0.9%
26 PAR Levels 0.9%
27 Medical Equipment 0.9%
28 Meditech 0.9%
29 Direct Reports 0.8%
30 Project Management 0.8%
31 Daily Operations 0.8%
32 Process Improvement 0.8%
33 Inventory Accuracy 0.8%
34 Medical Supplies 0.7%
35 JIT 0.7%
36 Kanban 0.6%
37 Inventory System 0.6%
38 Osha 0.6%
39 Computer System 0.6%
40 Office Supplies 0.6%
41 Hospital Staff 0.6%
42 Jcaho 0.6%
43 BOM 0.6%
44 Sigma 0.6%
45 Service Contracts 0.6%
46 Health System 0.5%
47 Contract Negotiations 0.5%
48 Pyxis 0.5%
49 RFP 0.5%
50 Material Flow 0.5%
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