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Procurement & Inventory Manager, OptumRx - Lenexa, KS

UnitedHealth Group

Lenexa, KS
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747182 Procurement Inventory Manager OptumRx Lenexa KS

Procurement & Inventory Manager, OptumRx - Lenexa, KS (747182)

Position Description

OptumRx is a pharmacy care services company that creates smarter health care connections to help more than 67 million Americans realize improved care, lower costs and a better overall experience. Challenge yourself, your peers and join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Lead 35 BriovaRx regional pharmacies, Cullinary, and Corporate pharmacy locations

  • Direct the locations in standard and consistent processes and drive best practices across the sites

  • Measure and ensure key metrics are met such as out of stocks, procurement practices, inventory turns, product substitution, carrier conformance and packaging requirements

  • Partners with operations on daily procurement and inventory replenishment activities for pharmaceutical purchases to ensure service level goals are met or exceeded, while maximizing inventory turns

  • Overall responsibility for ensuring that the pharmacies have an adequate forecast to meet the needs of members in a timely and cost effective manner. The position requires a high degree of Supply Chain and Inventory management acumen, and conscientious and ethical leadership skills to ensure the proper responsible expenditure of company funds

  • Responsible for eliminating and preventing surplus inventory to ensure cash flow and inventory turn goals are met

  • Responsible for leveraging system to ensure proper alignment of the procurement cycle by NDC

  • Responsible to optimize new product launch and vendor switches working with IR to ensure they are performed in a timely manner taking into consideration service level and surplus inventory.

  • Interact at all levels of management; both inside the company and outside with supplier organizations

  • Work closely with Operations, IR, Accounting, Logistics, Suppliers, Supply Chain Leadership and all Infusion touch alliances

  • Plan and develop strategy and tactics to reach objectives

  • Responsible for supporting initiatives to plan, organize, and administer subordinate staff development. Provide guidance to employees relative to their daily decision making, interactions with suppliers, and personnel from other departments within the company

  • Promote teamwork style relationships between Regional Supply Chain and other areas of Optum

  • Assist team in developing and updating strategies to support business objectives

  • Responsible for providing key metrics for leadership

  • Participate in or lead projects as needed

  • Provide input relative to system changes or testing

  • Good understanding of forecasting models and purchasing capabilities in business

  • Identifies opportunities for process improvements within Optum Supply Chain

  • Excellent data mining and database building skills

  • Self-starter, independently initiating and driving projects toward completion

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years’ of Procurement, Inventory management, Logistics and Warehouse Distribution experience
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications
  • Management and or supervisory experience of direct reports
  • Ability to travel 25% of the time

Preferred Requirements:

  • Pharmacy procurement experience
  • Demonstrated communication, presentation, leadership and influencing skills

  • Proven ability to maintain effective working relationships within a matrixed team environment

Careers with BriovaRx Infusion Services. If you choose a career with BriovaRx Infusion Services, you’ll join a team that is dedicated not only to delivering the latest in home infusion therapy, but also providing that care in a patient-first approach that offers better outcomes. As part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we strive to help our patients feel comfortable in their regimen so they can receive the treatment they need while maintaining the lifestyle they prefer. At BriovaRx Infusion Services, you’ll join a team that inspires you to do better every day, resulting in your life’s best work.(sm)



Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.



Job Keywords: Manager sourcing and procurement, procurement manager, supply chain manager, Lenexa, KS, Kansa

Job Details

  • Contest Number747182
  • Job TitleProcurement & Inventory Manager, OptumRx - Lenexa, KS
  • Job FamilySourcing and Procurement
  • Business SegmentOptumRx

Job Location Information

  • Lenexa, KS
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelManager
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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