Supply Chain Analyst

Location US-CA-Los Angeles
Job ID
2017-5504
Category
Purchasing

Overview

Under the direction of the Supply Chain Manager, the Supply Chain Analyst provides analytical support to the supply chain team in order to achieve the supply chain goals and objectives. Responsible for providing robust analysis with actionable data to all members of the supply chain to support the vendor and product selection process. Identifies opportunities for cost savings, cost containment and process improvement within AltaMed. Assist in the development of key reporting tools. Plays a key role in providing analytic support to the value analysis process.

 

Responsibilities

  1. Compiles and analyzes data to identify opportunities for improved supply utilization, standardization, and process improvement; evaluate findings, and report and make recommendations
  2. Identify cost savings opportunities for products currently in use through review and analysis of local contracts, group purchasing contracts and market data.
  3. Monitors supply utilization and purchase patterns on a routine/schedule basis.
  4. Compiles reports, analyzes data and make recommendations for addition/deletion of products and/or process changes to reduce operating cost and ensure continuity of supply.
  5. Proactively identifies cost savings initiatives through purchasing group organizations (GPO).
  6. Support best practices in supply chain planning to reduce cost and meet par level targets.
  7. Completes cost analysis of GPO contracts. Analyzes and weighs risks vs. benefits of various Supply Chain initiatives
  8. Collaborates with all departments and staff to monitor and report on compliance of implemented changes in products, services and processes.
  9. Maintains a value analysis project tracker that includes savings
  10. Develops and maintains new reporting tools to drive metrics, areas of improvement, and create visibility of performance for various supply processes
  11. Troubleshoots any contract connection discrepancies between vendor, manufacturer, distributor and Supply chain procurement system.
  12. Supports supply chain members in the resolution of supply issues
  13. Support capability building by running training & communication sessions among the supply chain community on KPI integration, SCIM process
  14. Develop and maintain process and technical documentation
  15. Support role for all technology/system upgrades and service pack installations
  16. Responds to internal and external system audit inquiries as directed
  17. Supports special projects

 

Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Supply Chain or related Specialty required.
  2. Supply Chain certifications preferred.
  3. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in an analytical responsibility in a healthcare GPO business model. Including 3 years’ experience in materials support/distribution experience, including knowledge of hospital/healthcare supply chain information systems.
  4. Experience working in a multi-facility acute care/clinic/distribution environment required.
  5. Experience supporting supply chain centralization processes preferred.
  6. Advanced data skills (Excel, access, coding). Knowledge of SQL, VBA, required.

 

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