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Inventory Control Supervisor

Company: Michigan Medicine
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:


Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.


The aim of Michigan Medicine is to advance health to serve Michigan and the world. With annual revenues of approximately $5.0 billion, Michigan Medicine ranks as one of the top academic health centers in the country, and is committed to providing exceptional patient care, facilitating groundbreaking research, and developing the next generation of physicians and scientists. Michigan Medicine consists of the University of Michigan Hospitals, the University of Michigan Medical School and its Medical Group, Michigan Health Corporation, and affiliated health systems.


* Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
* Flexible spending accounts
* Prescription Drug Plan
* Mental and emotional health programs
* Child Care Resources
* Life Insurance
* Legal Services Plan
* 2:1 Match on 401K


* Nationally Recognized for work/life effectiveness by WorldatWork
* Top 5 employer in Michigan by Crain's Detroit Business
* Forbes #1 Best Employer in Michigan
* Ranked #11 in the US and best in Michigan "Best Hospitals" rankings for 2020-21
* Five medical specialties ranked in the nation's top 10 and was ranked No. 1 in the state of Michigan.
* Michigan Medicine ranked #15 in Newsweek's "World's Best Hospitals" rankings


Provides oversight and maintenance of the operational and personnel activities in the Michigan Medicine Materiel Services Warehouse to ensure consistent, efficient and cost contained services are provided to all internal and external customers.


* Supervise supply chain logistics including inventory control, receiving, put-away, PAR replenishment, and product staging
* Maintain and develop plans to ensure unit supply needs are being met as their needs are constantly changing. Meet routinely with customers to ensure satisfaction and compliance
* Hire and evaluate/ critique the performance and proficiencies of staff. Interview, train, coach, and terminate employees. Handle and initiate all personnel forms related to payroll, appointment changes, and leaves of absences
* Handle and problem solve all complaints from customers and grievances including progressive discipline
* Use root cause analysis to problem solve and recommend changes to processes and complete training to prevent re-occurrences.
* Review/records/approves payroll time for employees, directly on electronic timesheet
* Monitors compliance with/on current department and institutional policies and procedures and all government and regulatory agency codes and regulations
* Monitors compliance and trains team members with/on current department and institutional policies and procedures and all government and regulatory agency codes and regulations
* Monitors productivity standards/control systems for responsible processes, interprets this information and exercises action as appropriate to ensure maximum work efficiency; communicates findings, and suggested improvement/resolutions, to manager.
* Assist manager with new work area policies and procedures, develops training materiel and then ensures training is completed, incorporating P.D.C.A. quality improvement method and LEAN principles, along with safety compliance.
* Evaluates proficiency and performance of staff and initiates corrective or disciplinary action as necessary.
* Maintains appropriate supplies and tools necessary for process team members to provide services.
* Collaborates interdepartmentally with customers and suppliers, to resolve service problems.
* Maintains a professional customer sensitive rapport with hospital personnel, along with patients and visitors.
* Handles employees' complaints and grievances
* Interview and hire new employees and ensure training and performance measures are met; provide manager with information when necessary.
* Conduct progressive corrective action promptly, up to and including termination, when necessary.

*Related Duties and Responsibilities*:

* Participates in the development and preparation of new and existing program proposals, and various reports
* Assists Manager in development, implementation, and communication of projects.
* Provides technical assistance and/ or training in specific area of expertise both within and outside the Michigan Medicine
* Participates, leads and facilitates committees/teams
* Participates in product evaluations of medical equipment and supplies and provides advice and opinions relative to their purchase.
* Provide customer survey data to manager
* Assist manager to remain within operating budget.
* Performs other related duties as specified and assigned

Supervision is received from the Materiel Services Inventory Control Manager.

*Administrative Supervision*: Has the authority to hire, transfer, suspend, promote, discharge, reward, or recommend such action.

*Functional Supervision*: Has the authority to work as group leader, assist in the training of new staff members, communicate instructions, maintain employee records, and assign work to others.


* 1-3 or more years' experience leading /supervising with a proven record of progressively increased responsibility, solving more routine problems, leading shift or areas specific teams, and working on simple projects OR 7 or more years working in a warehouse/inventory team.
* Experience with hiring training, disciplining, and terminating subordinate team members and able to learn how to successfully approve payroll for over 2 subordinate team members.
* Proficient computer (type 30+ words a minute) able to communicate clearly and professionally in person, on the phone, and in email.
* 1-3 years' experience supervising/leading in 1 or 2 functional work areas within a Material Warehouse / Inventory Management Department- such as Shipping and Receiving, Day Shift Warehouse operations and PAR stocking, PAR Maintenance, Specialty Cart Stocking, Customer Service, Midnight Receiving, Off Shift Warehouse operations and PAR stocking - OR similar areas in another warehouse or inventory management setting OR 7 or more years working in an inventory management setting.


* Experience is preferred in the Health Care Inventory Management
* Experience working in a union environment.

*Work Schedule*

Standard hours: Fri-Mon

Work days: 32

Shift start/end times: 2:30pm-11:00pm


Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.


The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

*U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy*

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine. More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.

Job Type: Full-time

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Parental leave
* Referral program
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Holidays
* Monday to Friday
* Night shift
* On call
* Overtime
* Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Ann Arbor, MI 48109: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor , Inventory Control Supervisor, Other , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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