Non-Clinical Careers at Lifespan

Director - Materials Management-Supply Chain Administration Job

Job Number: RIH17738

Job Title: Director, Materials Management/Supply Chain Administration

Department: Supply Chain Administration - 1014951

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Position requires the knowledge normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree. Degree or major in Business and/or Health Administration required.

Demonstrated knowledge of purchasing and materials management systems and programs, negotiating, communication and management skills.


*Seven to ten years of experience with increasingly responsible experience related to materials management.
*Progressive Supply Chain experience and demonstrated success directing procurement and logistics within a large complex system.

*Strong leadership and communication skills.

Reports to the Senior Vice President, Clinical Service Lines and Facilities Development Administration.

* Plans, coordinates, and directs Materials Management operations, consisting of Purchasing, Warehousing, and, Receiving/Shipping for all facilities within the Lifespan system.

* Plans, coordinates, and directs operations for Central Supply (CSD) and OR Material Management at Rhode Island Hospital.

* Ensures the effective and efficient purchase, receipt, storage and distribution of all supplies in accordance with established procedure within Lifespan including all affiliates that participate in the centralized Materials management program.