About Children's Minnesota
Children's Minnesota is one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children's Minnesota is one system serving kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, nine primary care clinics, multiple specialty clinics and seven rehabilitation sites. As The Kids Experts(tm) in our region, Children's Minnesota is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children's hospital. Find us on Facebook @childrensminnesota or on Twitter and Instagram @childrensmn. Please visit childrensMN.org.
The Materials Management department handles the supply chain operations for supplies, equipment, and mail at Children's. This includes product selection, sourcing, contract management, purchasing, receiving, inventory management, distribution, cleaning/sterilization, medical equipment maintenance, and disposal.
Responsible for timely and effective contract management for assigned product categories, including products, services and equipment, including capital. Leads contract price, terms and conditions negotiations with suppliers on behalf of Children's MN; Leads RFP processes; Owns capital and construction buying process to include obtaining quotes, negotiating price, terms and conditions, and timely order placement. Key collaborator with Children's MN legal department. Leads GPO contract awareness, review and activation process; serves as contract subject matter expert in support of assigned value analysis teams. Provides cost analysis, secures product samples and product information for Value Analysis. Accountable to meet annual savings targets for assigned contracts. Owns price discrepancy resolution related to contracted products and ensures correct price is loaded into ERP system.
Work Model: Hybrid, On-site Address: 2581 Territorial Road, St. Paul, 55114