Manager, Materials Management

Johns Hopkins Healthcare   •  

Baltimore, MD

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 37 days ago

Requisition #: 180618
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD
Category: Manager/Supervisor
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Feb. 21, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

Position Summary:

Reports to the Director of Materials Management and is responsible for themanagement and general oversight in an area of the Materials Management Department. The areas include medical supply distribution, equipment distribution, inventory management, receiving management, decontamination activities, customer service, emergency carts, and staff training. Provides reporting and analysis of key dashboard metrics related to core materials management business, service excellence and productivity. Also, recommends the execution of productivity and customer service improvement through work flow changes. Set goals, motivates and aligns organization, inspires staff and generates commitment to program and project goals.

Full Time, Day Shift

8:00am- 4:30pm

Work Location: John Hopkins Hospital

Pay Grade: MG



A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree required. Experience above and beyond the workexperience competency may be substituted on a 2 years of experience for 1 year ofeducation basis (8 years).


Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of supply chain and logistics, receiving, materials management and human resource management activities. Extensive knowledge with Materials Management Information Systems (MMIS) and various information technology support systems that deals with medical supplies and equipment (Pyxis, UPS Trackpad, SAP, RTLS, Handhelds, etc). Complex knowledge of progressive discipline and human resource management. Clinical understanding of decontamination of equipment and sterile processing policies and procedures. Work requires a comprehensive understanding of house wide hospital operations and clinical areas.


Must have strong interpersonal skills to communicate with staff and customers.

Must have strong analytical ability to trouble shoot computer systems, generate and interpret reports, manipulate / validate data and problem solve. Be able to analyze workflow processes and functional departmental systems design making recommendations for improvement and executing necessary changes. Have excellent customer service skills with an understanding and focus on proactive rather than reactive responses.

Required Licensure, Certification, Etc.:

CMRP or CPM certification is preferred.

Work Experience

A minimum of 5 years’ supervisory experience is required. An advanced degree with 3 years’ supervisory experience will be considered in lieu of 5 year minimum workexperience requirement. Demonstrated supply chain knowledge and/or experience is strongly preferred.

Machines, Tools, Equipment:

Must be able to operate materials management related systems and equipment including but not limited to pallet jack, towline, handhelds, Pyxis).

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.