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Manager - Capital Equipment Sourcing - (112961)

Universal Health Services
King of Prussia, PA 19406
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One of the nations largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since our inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, our annual revenues were $10.77 billion during 2018. In 2019, UHS was again recognized as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #293 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americas Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago, enabling us to provide compassionate care to our patients and their loved ones. Our strategy includes building or acquiring high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, investing in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and becoming the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 87,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 327 behavioral health facilities, 40 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. It acts as the advisor to Universal Health Realty Income Trust, a real estate investment trust (NYSE:UHT). For additional information on the Company, visit our web site: http://www.uhsinc.com.

The Corporate Supply Chain Department is seeking a dynamic and talented Manager Capital Equipment Sourcing.

The Manager Capital Equipment Sourcing exercises responsibility for sourcing capital equipment for all UHS facilities representing $600 Million in annual spend. Leads all sourcing activities related to Capital Equipment category serving a total of 392 facilities, including: Acute Care, BH (Behavioral Health), IPMs (Independent Physician Management), Alt (Alternate) Sites and Surgery Centers. Identifies opportunities to place vendors / equipment under contract or enhance current contract in conjunction with Corporate Purchasing and Healthcare Technology Management (HTM). Maintains responsibility for the capital equipment Request for Proposal (RFP) process. Reviews annual capital equipment budget, identifies opportunities and negotiates bulk buys, in conjunction with UHS Design and Construction Equipment Planners. Reviews capital equipment life cycle (with HTM) and equipment utilization. Approves funding for the capital equipment requisition process, CAR/PAC. Maintains the capital equipment item master for Allscripts and Attainia software systems. Co-Chairs the Capital Equipment Standardization Committee. Provides coverage for the Corporate Purchasing Manager.as needed.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Leads and identifies sourcing opportunities pertaining to capital equipment and services with support from Corporate Purchasing and GPO support staff.
  • Develops strategy; communicates/negotiates with vendors; benchmarks proposed pricing; and executes contracts. Identifies opportunities to place vendors / equipment under contract or enhance existing contract for all capital equipment.
  • Utilizes GPO contracts, annual budget and major construction project forecasts as guidance.
  • Identifies and negotiates bulk buys.
  • Monitors compliance with contract commitments. Develops tools to track and monitor compliance, develops key performance indicators (KPI).
  • Helps to ensure consistent auditing and feedback for appropriate utilization control and expense reduction.
  • Performs analysis of contract utilization and formulates and implements recommendations for adoption or improvement.
  • Performs Category Management functions including convening quarterly business reviews with key suppliers and distributors.
  • Reviews capital equipment utilization and life cycle management with Health Technology Management.
  • Monitors and assists facility Supply Chain and Clinical Leaders with corporate-wide conversions, including objectives and time frames for conversion, education tools, and supporting financial information. Performs cost analysis, tracks conversion timeline and savings progress.
  • Develops and administers project management plan for initiatives.
  • Maintains capital equipment item master file for Allscripts and Attainia
  • Approves funding for capital / project requisitions in the CAR / PAC system.
  • Builds Capital procurement and professional knowledge through seminars, interfacing with capital equipment vendors, and internal training sessions.
Job Requirements

Position Requirements:


  • Bachelors degree required.
  • Experience in all aspects of automated Supply Chain systems required.
  • Knowledge of Healthcare capital equipment required.
  • Knowledge of RFP process, specifications, and contract terms and conditions required.
  • Experience with multiple facility capital budget process.


  • Demonstrated contract and vendor management expertise required.
  • Strong leadership presence to evaluate business opportunities, major contracts, and relationships
  • Competency with Microsoft Word, Excel, databases and Supply Chain systems.
  • Effective interpersonal skills to interface with a broad range of peers, end users and senior management.
  • Excellent written and verbalcommunication skills.

Travel Requirements: 5% to 10% US or International travel, based on projects

This opportunity provides the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off

*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

Posted: 2020-02-11 Expires: 2020-04-02

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