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Manager Procurement


CHRISTUS System Office


Supply Chain


CHRISTUS Corp Irving Offices 919 and 909 Buildings


919 Hidden Ridge
Irving, TX  75038
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Under general supervision of the System Director of Procurement and according to policies and procedures, coordinates the purchases of materials, supplies and equipment for all departments within the CHRISTUS System. Engages in continual process improvements to ensure requirements of organization as well as stakeholders are met, satisfying customer needs.

  • Consistently supports the hospital’s Spirit of Serving Standards, in line with the Mission, Vision and values of CHRISTUS Health.
  • Follows the CHRISTUS Guidelines related to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), designed to prevent or detect unauthorized disclosure of Protected Health Information (PHI)
  • Promotes a culture of safety for patients and Associates through proper identification, proper reporting, documentation and prevention of medical errors in a non-punitive environment.
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of job aids utilized for training and process enhancements.
  • Supervises and monitors work of Associates on respective Purchasing Team.
  • Monitor STAT orders and regional email to ensure SLAs are met.
  • Participates in the review and analysis of the work flow for respective team and recommends changes that will result in a more efficient processing of work.
  • Ensures requests are processed in an accurate and timely manner via monitoring of ERP queues.
  • Input into decision making as it relates to hire / fire of Procurement Team.
  • Maintain visibility of new hire training; create schedule and trainer/trainee assignments.
  • Provides Management Reports on Team Productivity/Performance in accordance with Directors / VP’s instructions.
  • Assigns work as well as manages the Associates performance review, disciplines Associates as necessary.
  • Monitor ERP technology for resolution of errors, utilize resources for system failures, alerting Specialists and Buyers of system issues, status and expected resolution.
  • Review Capital type requisitions for accurate approvals including GPO quote review scorecard, terms, and financial documents; involve stakeholders in resolution when non-contract vendor selected; assign to Specialist or Buyer for processing and confirmation.
  • Review Standing and Blanket type requisitions for accuracy; assign to Specialist or Buyer to perform due diligence confirming checklist completed, garnering Supply Chain Contracting approval if non-contract.
  • Remains cognizant of major developments within assigned areas and hospital purchasing by reviewing advertising literature, trade magazines and other periodicals.
  • Maintains regular contact with Department Directors, vendors and other sales representatives in order to evaluate both internal and external level of customer support.
  • Documents cost avoidance/improvements via cost impact studies and submits reports as requested.


  • Four-year degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Five years buying experience in Medical related field. Experience in leading teams towards measured outcomes and a familiarity with a wide range of hospital equipment preferred. Extensive contract and negotiation experience.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary in order to communicate with vendors and deal effectively with a wide variety of hospital associates and physicians.
  • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail. Analytical skills necessary in order to compare price and quality to products and services.

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Full Time

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