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Greater Peoria, IL
Greater Peoria, IL

Inventory Coordinator II



Peoria, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Job Description

The Inventory Coordinator maintains sufficient inventory of supplies to meet customer needs while coordinating the daily activities of the Supply Chain team ensuring that all supply processes (receiving, distribution, inventory management) are completed in a timely and accurate manner. Assists with the implementation of system/regional value analysis team supply standardization. Serves as inventory consultant in reporting of all supply inventories and service lines

Associate's Degree or experience in lieu of education.

A minimum of three years� experience as a hospital or retail purchasing assistant or progressive experience in a hospital purchasing area is required. Experience with an automated inventory system required. Proficient with business tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position
  • Work may occasionally require travel to other facilities/hospitals.
  • required to drive your own vehicle for business purposes

Must read, write, speak, and comprehend English fluentlyMust be self-directed and assume responsibility for timely completion of job responsibilities.Must be able to perform math calculations.Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions.Must be able to communicate effectively to negotiate purchases.Spatial perception required to plan for supply storage.

  • Inventory Management* Maintains appropriate supply levels within perpetual warehouses and par locations through monitoring and adjusting inventory levels based on usage patterns derived from accurate and timely electronic documentation of transactions for all responsible inventories. * Displays thorough understanding of specialty products and procedures as well as analytical skills necessary to balance clinical needs and cost* Acts as a liaison between clinical services department, supply chain and physicians to ensure needed products are available in the most efficient, cost effective manner* Sets up and maintains a computerized inventory of specialty products used within procedural area* Collaborates with Central Procurement and all other Service Lines with inventories to minimize interruptions in service, supply shortages and inventory management improvement. * Monitors the back order/open orders report to maintain product availability. Manage required substitutions resulting from back orders and communicating with all clinical and departments needing information related to changes in supply availability.* Arranges and manipulates shelving/labeling in supply chain areas to create efficient stocking/picking workflow and minimize overstocking.* Coordinates ongoing cycle counting for assigned supply warehouses, recommending improvements to inventory management process to improve the accuracy of stock on hand.* Reviews Manufacture Recall notices and works with end users to remove any affected product. Coordinates inventory management of supplies to assist in disaster response and recovery as part of the Hospital Emergency Incident Command System.
  • Operations/Staff Management* Assists with the coordination of the daily work assignments of supply chain staff, assisting staff as necessary* Serves as consultant and trainer for supply chain staff instructing them on best practices related to inventory management * Provides feedback to Supply Chain management on staff performance* Project manages supply and equipment conversions in collaboration with Supply Chain Leadership* Training resource for staff on MMIS software for inventory as needed and requisitioning process for procurement. * Provides Supply Chain Leadership with information from regular cycle counting, supply utilizations, or other conditions, which may affect operations or budget planning.* Maintains an effective donation/remedy tracking spreadsheet to assist Supply Chain Manager with Community Benefit Reporting
  • Purchasing* Places orders for supply replenishments in a timely manner.* Performs Requisitioning/Purchasing functions as assigned* Educates end-users on Requisition Center and other Lawson needs