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Children's Hospital Boston Supply Chain Technician in Boston, Massachusetts

67788BRJob Posting Title:Supply Chain TechnicianDepartment:Materials Management-DistributionAutoReqId:67788BRStatus:Full-TimeStandard Hours per Week:40 Job Posting Category:Support ServicesJob Posting Description:The Supply Chain Technician will be responsible for:

  • Using ParEx inventory module to assess supply needs on hundreds of items in multiple clinical areas

  • Building and maintaining familiarity with each supply item including nomenclature, unit of measure, and product family and be able to communicate effectively with clinical staff

  • Utilizing equipment to replenish all supply items daily and provide feedback on any stock shortages. Communicating usage trends, shortages, picking errors and damaged items to supervision and the clinical areas

  • Monitoring environment for compliance with regulatory agencies, including JCAHO

  • Accessing hospital computer system to communicate with staff about supply and equipment changes

  • Reviewing Materials Matters to ensure compliance with clinical products’ changes

  • Initiating, tracking and verifying receipt of supply orders

  • Assuring that all necessary information pertaining to inventory issuance and returns is accurately entered into the MMIS. Calculating unit of measure conversion rates

  • Contacting customers on a daily basis to monitor any service concerns individual departments may be experiencing as it relates to supply chain management

  • Conducting analysis to eliminate continuing issues

  • Maintaining a neat, orderly work environment in each of the clinical areas serviced, including rotation of stock, validation of expiration dates, disposable of any refuse, adherence to storage requirements, and neatening of existing stock. Keeping areas free of fire and safety hazards

  • Creating weekly reports for the areas serviced and provides to supervision. Providing metrics to include service calls, validation of supply costs, rotation of stock (stock turns), and expiration date validation

  • Furthering knowledge and skills through attendance and participation at conferences, seminars and in‑service programs

To qualify, you must have:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 2 years of customer relations, materials management, or closely related experience

  • Experience in a healthcare setting, preferred

  • The ability to read and understand written instructions

  • Basic mathematic skills

  • The ability to interpret requests, and successfully follow through to completion

  • The ability to communicate professionally and effectively, and organize and express ideas clearly, using appropriate and efficient methods for conveying accurate information

  • Knowledge of inventory processes, including ability to anticipate need, and evaluate data to effectively plan stock

    Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits including flexible schedules, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, child care and student loan subsidies, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition and certain License and Certification Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes. Experience the benefits of passion and teamwork. Office/Site Location:BostonRegular, Temporary, Per Diem:Regular