Strategic Sourcing Manager, Medical Products in Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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Strategic Sourcing Manager, Medical Products

Nashville, TN, United States
Full-time • No Weekends
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SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Are you an experienced Category Manager or Sourcing professional in the area of Medical Products and ready to take your career to the next level?  If so, you should consider joining HealthTrust as a Category Manager II, Medical Products for our ROi Private Label portfolio Regard.

HealthTrust, an affiliated company of HCA Healthcare, is committed to performance improvement across the healthcare continuum. We offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your rewards and benefits customizable to your needs. Some unique offerings include:

  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance

At HealthTrust, you have the opportunity to make a difference. Every associate in our organization has an impact on patients’ lives. We are looking for a dedicated Category Manager II, Medical Products to be a part of our winning team.

Job Summary
As the Category Manager II, you will be responsible for negotiating and implementing a strategic Medical Products portfolio for the ROi private label Regard portfolio.  You will collaborate with the HealthTrust contracting team to lead strategic sourcing initiatives and contract negotiations for the products within the Regard portfolio.  You will also be responsible for building relationships with suppliers and manufacturers of product for the private label portfolio.

In the Category Manager II, Medical Products role you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Ability to plan and execute project timelines for assigned categories, with guidance and oversight from manager.
  • Understanding or aptitude to learn the product categories assigned and how end-users interface with the products.
  • With guidance and oversight from manager, Individual must be able to use knowledge about supplier to executive strategies, create leverage, and mitigate risks.
  • Some assigned categories are handled through a simplified acquisition process (SAP), where the strategy is primarily pre-determined.  Other assigned categories are handled through a comprehensive acquisition process (CAP) that require strategy development.  For these categories, the individual will develop the strategy with the guidance and oversight of their manager.  Individual will seek guidance of manager for risk issues and agreed upon risk mitigation strategies. 
  • Under supervision, the individual is responsible for the sourcing process for their assigned portfolio.  Including market research, bid preparation, RFI/RFP, contract negotiations, and contract launch.
  • CAP category strategies and final awards must be presented and validated by stakeholder-led advisory boards and customer-led approvers, where necessary.
  • Individual's presentations must be well prepared, concise, and articulated clearly.
  • Oversee supplier relationship during the sourcing process.
  • Lead supplier business reviews and review new products/technologies as they arise in assigned categories.
  • Own supplier related issues through to resolution and provide recommendations for replacement should resolution not be possible.
  • Build stable working relationships with customers with interaction primarily being through member advisory board presentations.
  • Facilitate conversations with internal functional team during project kick-off to gather feedback, opinions, and alignment of resource needs to meet initiative timelines.
  • Communication of bid process, negotiation status, agreement on terms, financial proposal concerns and other matters with supplier and internal team
  • Preparation of category launch materials, price change notifications and other communications, as needed, to account management and internal stakeholders.    
  • Resolve supplier and/or customer issues, as escalated by customer service.
  • Maintain strong customer relationships and build trust and respect by consistently meeting or exceeding customer expectations.  Customers are internal and external.


To be considered for the Category Manager II, Medical Products role you will need:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited University
  • 3+ years’ experience in contract negotiations or strategic sourcing related to Medical products
  • Category Management experience with medical related products highly preferred
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

HealthTrust strengthens provider performance and supports clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total spend management solutions that leverage our operator experience, scale and innovation. With headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee, we serve over 1,600 hospitals and health systems, and more than 43,000 other member locations including ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices, long-term care and alternate care sites.

We operate as a limited partnership with HCA Healthcare as the managing general partner. Our membership roster is split equally between for-profit and not for profit hospitals across the U.S. and the U.K.

As a HealthTrust associate, you will join the HCA Healthcare family 280,000+ strong! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications immediately for our Category Manager II opening. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role MAY require you to have received the first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (or a one-dose COVID-19 vaccination) by December 6, 2021, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption. (For further clarification, please ask your recruiter.)

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