• Supply Chain Resident (no sponsorship available)

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(6/11/2018 3:47 PM)
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  • Job Description

    Bring Your Passion to the Forefront

    Supply Chain Resident (no sponsorship available)


    Join one of the nation’s most comprehensive academic medical centers, UChicago medicine. Work alongside talented Supply Chain professionals to contribute to challenging, exciting and rewarding projects. The Supply Chain Department is hiring a Supply Chain Resident to build expertise and problem solving capabilities, develop an understanding of SC systems and practices before assuming a fixed position. 



    Job Summary


    In this role, the Supply Chain Resident is an entry-Level rotational position, serving various roles within the Supply Chain & Logistics department. You will:

    • Contribute results based project work.
    • Provide effective communication to management, co-workers, and suppliers to establish collaborative communication related to activity status of supply chain initiatives
    • Serve as a professional and knowledgeable representative of organization to outside suppliers Supports Lean process initiatives through use of 5S, Value Stream Maps, and Kaizen improvement events
    • Recognize opportunities to maximize savings and increase efficiencies through shorter cycle times, first time quality measures, and process mapping, and drives changes accordingly
    • Perform monthly budget v/s actual performance analysis for supply and implants

    Essential Functions and Responsibilities 

    • Learn by doing in one or more of the Supply Chain & Logistics functional areas by executing job responsibilities that support the daily work tasks, projects, and business objectives
    • Sourcing Teams and Value Analysis Teams (VAT) under direction of Director, Strategic Sourcing
    • Independently secures data from suppliers and internal sources, and performs effective analysis of findings to DEVELOP, IMPLEMENT and MONITOR supplier strategies and relationships in all aspects of cost, quality, delivery, technology and services
    • Purchasing Teams to effectively drive procurement transactional functions and process improvement within the Purchasing department
    • Focusing on supporting procure to pay processes
    • Development and growth of physical supply chain, including receiving, stocking, inventory management, and process improvement in these areas
    • Performs   assigned analysis and reports
    • Supply Chain Performance & Analytics team with work on Supply Chain business process systems to drive best practice use of technology and reporting. Drive supply chain business process improvement with PDCA approach. Support processes to drive supplier quality improvement

    You'll thrive in this position if you:  

    • Demonstrate Emotional Intelligence – you identify issues, problems and opportunities; recognize the need for improvement. You work with others to develop a sense of common purpose; understand different perspectives on issues; gathers and examines information available. You generate alternatives - Create relevant options, including financial and resource implications, for addressing problems and opportunities. You select appropriate action - Formulate clear decision criteria; evaluates options by considering implications and consequences; chooses an effective option. You commit to implementation and work with a sense of urgency and a bias for action to implement the decision. 
    • Act with Courage & Conviction – you look at interactions, activities and processes to maximize the patient, customer and employee experience; speaks up for point of view with confidence even when the topic is controversial; shares point of view in a manner that builds support. You alert the right person when expectations or standards are not met or when UCMC’s values are at risk. You ensure proper resolution is achieved and an explanation is received; escalates appropriately if needed.
    • Communicate with Impact – you focus on the message of others, provide undivided attention, and defer judgment. You convey messages logically, simply, and with confidence. You check for understanding by asking questions, seeking clarity and responding accordingly.


    • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Purchasing, or Engineering
    • One (1) plus years’ previous related work experience
    • Supply Chain & Process Improvement course work with similar internship experience
    • Strong analytical abilities including high aptitude for Microsoft Excel, Tableau, Access, Visio, Project, PowerPoint, and Word
    • No Sponsorship or relocation assistance available

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Lean/Process Improvement, process mapping, and Six Sigma experience preferred




    Why Join Us

    We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.


    Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront


    University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs


    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.


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