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Job Title: Inventory Specialist
Company Name: Premier
Location: Burlington, MA United States
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 04/19/2024
Expire Date: 06/25/2024
Job Categories: Computers, Software, Consulting Services, Government and Policy, Healthcare, Other, Healthcare, Practitioner and Technician, Information Technology, Insurance, Manufacturing and Production, Military, Other / General, Logistics, Research & Development, Medical
Job Description
Inventory Specialist


Inventory Specialist


What you will be doing:

This role focuses on performing supply chain and logistics functions such as material procurement, production planning, inventory control, outsourcing, vendor selection, and distribution. In addition, this role focuses on performing the following Materials Management duties:

  • Analyzes manufacturing, enterprise resource planning, and other material requirements based on needs of assembly demands, component replenishments, substitute parts/materials, production set-ups, engineering changes and enterprise supplies.

  • Responsibilities also include approving part or material requisitions and initiates production and purchase change orders. An organizational related support or service (administrative or clerical) role or a role that focuses on support of daily business activities (e.g., technical, clinical, non-clinical) operating in a “hands on” environment.

  • The majority of time is spent in the delivery of support services or activities, typically under supervision.

  • This position plays an important role in the hospital’s processes to ensure timely, efficient supply ordering, replenishment and delivery, supporting patient needs and the patient experience.

  • Also required is the continuous flexibility and back up functions to assist with responding to variations in patient volume and continually maximize efficient delivery and use of resources.

​Required Qualifications

Work Experience:

Years of Applicable Experience - 2 or more years


High School Diploma or GED (Required)


Preferred Qualifications


  • Ability to read and write in English

  • Ability to understand both written and verbal instruction, and provide follow through on

  • instructions.

  • Computer and keyboard skills for basic data entry.

  • Knowledge of computer systems and software with an ability to learn and retain new applications.

Relevant Experience to include:

  • Experience in a Hospital Supply Chain Setting

  • Intermediate Computer Skills

Key responsibilities:

  • Conducts inventory of stocked and stored items that is area specific. Ensures that all areas are clean clear and stocked neatly with their daily supply. Receives incoming mail, sorts and distributes; prepares outgoing mail items and may utilize Pitney Bowes mail equipment. Receives, distributes packages to areas of need ensuring proper handling.  Utilizes electronic tracking system to confirm delivery of received items.

  • Rotates all stock in stock locations and general stores.  Routinely check assigned areas for expired products.  Checks, Picks-up and delivers leveled items to appropriate nursing units.  Label chargeable item upon receipt.

  • Participate in annual inventory. Enter completed par leveled data in Peoplesoft MM System 13.



Additional Job Requirements:

  • Remain in a stationary position for prolonged periods of time 

  • Be adaptive and change priorities quickly; meet deadlines 

  • Attention to detail 

  • Operate computer programs and software 

  • Ability to communicate effectively with audiences in person and in electronic formats.   

  • Day-to-day contact with others (co-workers and/or the public) 

  • Making independent decisions 

  • Ability to work in a collaborative business environment in close quarters with peers and varying interruptions 


Travel Requirements: No travel required


Physical Demands: Sedentary: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves remaining stationary most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if movement is required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.


Premier’s compensation philosophy is to ensure that compensation is reasonable, equitable, and competitive in order to attract and retain talented and highly skilled employees. Premier’s internal salary range for this role is $34,000 - $64,000. Final salary is dependent upon several market factors including, but not limited to, departmental budgets, internal equity, education, unique skills/experience, and geographic location. Premier utilizes a wide-range salary structure to allow base salary flexibility within our ranges.

Qualified full and part time regular employees also receive access to the following benefits:

·       Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
·       401k retirement program
·       Paid time off
·       Participation in Premier’s employee incentive plans
·       Tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities

Premier at a glance:

  • Ranked #1 on Charlotte’s Healthiest Employers list for 2019, 2020, and 2022 and 49th Healthiest Employer in America (2022)
  • ​Named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by Ethisphere® Institute for the 16th year in a row
  • The only company to be recognized by KLAS twice for Overall Healthcare Management Consulting

Employees receive:

  • Perks and discounts
  • Access to on-site and online exercise classes

Premier is looking for smart, agile individuals like you to help us transform the healthcare industry. Here you will find critical thinkers who have the freedom to make an impact. Colleagues who share your thirst to learn more and do things better. Teammates committed to improving the health of a nation. See why incredible challenges require incredible people.

Premier is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to unlawful discrimination because of their age, race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, pregnancy status, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, covered military or protected veteran status (e.g., status as a Vietnam Era veteran, disabled veteran, special disabled veteran, Armed Forces Serviced Medal veteran, recently separated veteran, or other protected veteran) disability, or any other applicable federal, state or local protected class, trait or status or that of persons with whom an applicant associates. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. In addition, as a federal contractor, Premier complies with government regulations, including affirmative action responsibilities, where they apply.

Premier also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability or those who have a sincerely held religious belief. If you need assistance in the application process, please reply to diversity_and_accommodations@premierinc.com or contact Premier Recruiting at 704.816.5200.

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