Material - Regional Mgr - Teterboro, NJ req32044 in Teterboro, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 10/10/2019

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Material - Regional Mgr- Teterboro, New Jersey - 

Look for more than answers. Patients and Physicians rely on our
diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope. 

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you
can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve. 

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people. 

Summary

Manage the material management processes, including replenishment, movement, requisitioning, delivery, receipt and internal distribution of products for assigned region.  The Regional Material Manager must effectively manage inventory levels & item availability assuring operational objectives are met. 
• Assure ongoing compliance of material management system with all applicable and current Internal Audit, Compliance, College of American Pathologists (CAP), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Finance and Materials Management, policies and procedures. 
• Manage a multi-site Regional Materials Management team, including warehouse staff. 
• Act as liaison between requisitioners and the Corporate Purchasing Operations Center (POC), including but not limited to requisition review, tracking of open orders, resolution of backorders, problem resolution, Supplier input, management of product quality issues in region, returns and damaged goods.
• Ensure all key performance indicators (KPI’s) meet or exceed targets including backorders, inventory turns, internal Turn-around-Times, Inventory accuracy and productivity targets etc.
• Effectively manages inventories and replenishment processes through the corporate Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (PeopleSoft). 
• Develop direct reports in all supply chain areas including planning, inventory management and cost analysis. 
• Utilizing lean/Six Sigma tools to drive year-over-year reductions in supply and service costs through continuous improvement initiatives. 
• Collaborate with Corporate Procurement, Regional Operations Leadership and laboratory departments to develop systems and processes to enhance laboratory supply management.
• Interface with Regional Leadership team members assuring proper material management support of key initiatives including new business acquisition, major platform changes, new facility start-ups and consolidations.
• Develop planning tools, reports and information to aid laboratory team in effectively manage and reduce supply costs.
• Key contributor to the development and enhancement of Corporate Materials Management policies and practices.
• Travel 25-30%
Job Requirements
• Candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree. Focus in Supply Chain/Logistics, Business, or Technical field is strongly preferred.
• At least 5-8 years’ experience in purchasing/ supply chain management and operations environments.
• Lean/Six Sigma greenbelt certification or equivalent experience
• Minimum 2-3 years supervisor/manager experience required
• Ability to form strong team-based relationships with internal partners and internal customers, as well as external parties.
• Knowledge of the diagnostic testing/pharmaceutical industry preferred
• Results oriented. Ability to set high standards and achieve them. 
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, etc.) and purchasing-related systems.
• Able to identify and solve problems / analytical skills

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