Supv Regional Lean Supply - Pittsburgh, PA req37457 in Pittsburgh, PA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 1/16/2020

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Supv Regional Lean Supply- Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Mo - Fri: 8 AM - 5 PM
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. 

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Regional Material Manager; this position drives implementation of lean supply management principles within the Regional Laboratory network including materials/supplies movement and replenishment to point of use in the laboratory. Manage cycle count and daily replenishment routines interacting with the laboratory staff to assure material availability. 

Job Accountabilities (Duties and Responsibilities):
  • Develop and implement standard business processes for managing material flow for all facility types in assigned Region including Laboratories, RRL, PSC, IOP etc.
  • Standardized business processes in receiving, shipping, warehousing, operations and laboratory replenishment planning across the laboratory and in concert with Corporate Standards
  • Lead internal work teams in the continuous improvement of Supply replenishment processes focused overall cost and cycle time reduction. 
  • Conducts regular physical inventory and cycle counts to assure accuracy of on-hand inventories 
  • Coordinates inventories as required on remote sites (PSC, RRL etc)
  • Manage multiple warehouses across a large geographical area. 
  • Manages laboratory re-supply team and warehouse employees
  • Drive implementation of visual management tools (e.g. Kanban)  and mistake-proof initiatives  (Labels with Photos)
Desired Qualifications:

Education
  • BS/BA degree in Business, Supply Chain or equivalent required.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification required.
Experience/Skills
  • Minimum 4-6 years laboratory or manufacturing, warehouse inventory, supply management experience
  • Prior supervisory experience preferred
  • APICS, CPIM certification preferred
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to interact well with all levels of staff, including senior management
  • Analytical thinker with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Efficient planning, organizing and project management skills
  • Must have a proven track record of progressively increased responsibility in all aspects of inventory and supply chain management
  • Proficiency in a variety of software such as Excel, Word, Visio, etc is highly desirable
  • Regional travel is required. Approximately 20% percent

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