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Inventory Specialist

Employer
Ecumen
Location
Saint Cloud, Minnesota
Start date
May 2, 2024
Closing date
Jun 1, 2024

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Category
Other
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Ecumen St. Benedict's Community - St. Cloud
Full Time Inventory Specialist l 40 hours/week l 8:00am - 4:30pm l Monday - Friday


The Inventory Specialist works with all departments to ensure effective and efficient processing of all procurement and inventory-related activities.

About Us:

Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota's 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve. Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

1. Facilitates the processing of all site procurement and inventory needs to meet campus goals and objectives. Collaborates with site leadership to review current department inventory and supplier statuses and future goals and objectives.

2. Assists with inventory levels by tracking, monitoring, and ordering goods and services while meeting/exceeding company budgetary expectations. Receives products and stocks supply locations throughout the campus.

3. Assesses invoices and supplier statements for accuracy and reconciles discrepancies. Codes invoices to correct department and processes payment following Accounts Payable practices.

4. Reviews key procurement and purchasing metrics to ensure business objectives and compliance standards are met.

5. Monitors vendor pricing and other sources to ensure competitiveness.

Inventory Specialist Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Knowledge of buying principles, ability to evaluate quality and price     
  • Must be able to work independently, follow established processes
  • Extremely organized, high attention to detail, accuracy and follow through
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Able to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident's Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associate's degree or equivalent related experience and/or training
  • 2+ years purchasing/inventory management experience.
  • Knowledge of supply chain business, experience with contracts and agreements
  • Six Sigma, Lean, or other process improvement training/experience

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