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Manager Inventory System Program - Greenville

Job ID: 959153
Facility: Vidant Health
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2022

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Job Description

Vidant Health

About ECU Health

ECU Health is a mission-driven, 1,708-bed academic health care system serving more than 1.4 million people in 29 eastern North Carolina counties. The not-for-profit system is comprised of 13,000 team members, nine hospitals and a physician group that encompasses over 1,100 academic and community providers practicing in over 180 primary and specialty clinics located in more than 130 locations.

The flagship ECU Health Medical Center, a Level I Trauma Center, and ECU Health Maynard Children’s Hospital serve as the primary teaching hospitals for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health and the Brody School of Medicine share a combined academic mission to improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina through patient care, education and research.

Position Summary

The Inventory System Program Director is responsible for our overall automated inventory management program. Implementation and ongoing support of a new system - Par Excellence - will be the primary focus. As the Inventory System program director, you will coordinate efforts across ECU Health to ensure delivery of the right products to the right location and at the right time. The Inventory System Program Director plays an imperative role in patient care across ECU Health. Working in cross-functional teams with a customer service view is expected.


1. Project Manager for installation and implementation of new inventory management system Par Excellence

Lead installation and integration of new inventory management system

Maintain accurate project plan ensuring project remains on time and under budget

Provide oversight and direction to Implementation team

Assist with creation of accurate drawings and related documents for PAR location installation

Work with on-site team to understand scope and needs of projects, including participating on walkthroughs

Review product orders for team and serve as liaison for manufacturing, shipping and purchasing departments

Coordinate efforts with Clinical teams, PAR Excellence Technical Support, Information Systems and Plant Operations to ensure efficient and on time installation

Provide complete and accurate product order documentation with sufficient lead time to ensure on time shipment and product availability

Ensure overall project management and documentation standards are met

2. Provide ongoing support and ensure proper operation of inventory management system

Provide training for hardware and software

Work with inventory management system technical support to resolve issues

Troubleshoot and resolve enterprise and departmental application problems

Provide support and leadership for major projects such as: opening of new services, patient care unit renovations and patient care unit moves

3. Serve as inventory technology and process expert

Make recommendations for improvement of existing processes

Manage Par Excellence reporting system and delivery of actionable items to leadership

4. Employ methods of change management to advance the organization by using tools, business processes, budget allocations and operational practices to reshape ECU Health inventory management.

5. Manage a team of Inventory management implementation specialist

Coach, mentor, and develop

Minimum Requirements

BS degree with two years of supply chain experience is required.

Substitution: Two year degree with 3 years supply chain-Par Excellence or project management, or 5 years experience supply chain.

Par Excellence or project management experience, Healthcare Capital Equipment Installation experience, and Project Management Certification a plus.

Other Information

  • Supply Chain Management Department
  • Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • On site
  • Some nights and weekends may be required
  • Some regional travel will be required

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

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