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Regional Medical Center Materials Manager in Manchester, Iowa


This position participates as a member of the Leadership Team in planning, policy formulation, and administrative decision-making to assure quality services. Assumes management responsibility for the day-to-day operations of the Materials department and recommends and implements changes that would improve delivery of services.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related field (or relevant experience) required

  • Three or more years of experience in healthcare management preferred

ACCOUNTABILITY: Reports to the Chief Financial Officer


  • Responsible for acquiring supplies, equipment and furniture for all departments

  • Responsible for ordering and maintaining optimal departmental and storeroom supply inventory for department use

  • Oversees purchase order creation, ordering, receiving and issuing of supplies to all departments (excludes food and drugs)

  • Make informed purchasing decisions based on price, quantity, availability, need and procurement costs

  • Collaborates with clinical staff to determine product needs and evaluate specific product attributes

  • Implements contracts for procurement and strives to maintain optimal level of contract compliance

  • Obtains quotes and facilitates quote analysis

  • Performs product value analysis and makes fiscally responsible purchasing decisions

  • Responsible for overseeing shipping and receiving functions

  • Facilitates invoice payment process by validating receipts and pricing with 3 way match of packing slip, purchase order and invoice

  • Participates in group purchasing initiatives

  • Meets with sales representatives and coordinates designation of product information, uses and availability to department managers

  • Facilitates education and product in-services, product trials