director materials management resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary
Organized Director of Materials Management with 32+ years of being a strong, consistent leader and producer, driven to improve results and exceed goals.

Supply Chain Management


Cost Reduction Implementation and Management

Team Building

Project Management, including Construction

Contract Management

Customer Service

Problem Solving


    Education and Training

    Inventory Management

    Negotiation skills

Work History
Director, Materials Management, 01/1999 - Current
Honeywell Mccook, IL,

Manage and direct all aspects of supply chain for the medical center and all off-site facilities.

Set and evaluate measurable objectives for improving hospital performance.

Negotiate contracts and purchases with vendors and distributors in order to reduce hospital supply costs and maximize savings, to include capital purchases, and construction and renovation projects.

Prepare and manage all bids and proposals, to include coordination of projects for timely completion while remaining within budget.

Keep abreast of LA bid law at all times.

Management of 45 materials management employees, including Purchasing, Mailroom, Print Services, Central Sterilization, Instrument Room and Clinical Technology Services.

Assist managers in daily operations.

Develop and manage annual budget, including capital, labor costs, inventory costs and supply expense per adjusted patient day.

Remain within or below departmental budget at all times.

Ensure compliance with all regulatory and accreditation agencies.

Develop and track monthly statistical indicators, ensuring peak performance at all times.

Allocate adequate resources, information systems and data management processes for measuring, assessing, and improving performance.

Achieve and document annual savings through contract negotiations, contract compliance and/or process improvements.

Management of all hospital contracts and contract system.

Implementation and ongoing management of multiple software programs, including Lawson procurement, Lawson mobile supply chain, Lawson RQC, Lawson point of use, Impress instrument management, Nuvia, Send Suite Live, MediRegs contract management and  ECRI Alerts Tracker.

Purchasing Manager, 01/1990 - 01/1999
Pro Mach Inc Saukville, Town Of,

Management of all purchasing functions

Management of purchasing staff

Prepared all RFP's and bids for medical center

Conducted  bid openings

Ensured compliance with GPO at all times

Management of warehouse inventory

Implemented point of use system on all nursing units

Purchasing Clerk, 01/1985 - 01/1990
Republic National Distributing Company Lexington, KY,

Assisted Materials Manager and Purchasing Manager as necessary.

Managed payroll for 25 employees

Performed all  clerical duties as needed

Associate of Science: Business Administration, Expected in January 2001
Delgado Community College - New Orleans, LA
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Bachelor of Science: Business Administration, Expected in 2003
University of Phoenix - New Orleans, LA
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Implementation and ongoing management of multiple software programs, to include:

Lawson procurement

Lawson mobile supply chain

Lawson RQC

Lawson point of use

Impress instrument management


Send Suite Live

MediRegs contract management

ECRI Alerts Tracker

Earned multiple GPO awards for contract compliance, cost reduction and optimization.


WJMC Environment of Care Committee

WJMC Policy & Procedure Committee

Chairperson WJMC Value Analysis Committee for last 5 years

Chairperson of Southern Premier Owner's Group (SPOG), a Premier regional collaborative group of 14 hospitals and affiliate hospitals, 2012-2014.

Member Southern Premier Owner's Group (SPOG) since 2000.

Served two terms on Premier national committees for nursing and materials.

Member of National Institute of Governmental Purchasing (NIGP)

Member AAMI



CRCST certification


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School Attended

  • Delgado Community College
  • University of Phoenix

Job Titles Held:

  • Director, Materials Management
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Purchasing Clerk


  • Associate of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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