Galileo Search

Published: September 2, 2021


Corporate Director of Materials Management | Exclusive Search | Healthcare | Alabama

Competitive Compensation | Superb Benefits Program | Relocation Package that includes Temporary Housing

​Galileo Search, LLC is conducting an exclusive national search for an experienced Corporate Director of Materials Management. This high-profile position will report to the Vice President of Supply Chain. Our client is an expanding not-for-profit healthcare system with a regional reputation for excellence in the delivery of healthcare services.




• Responsible for the leadership and coordination of the system-wide materials management department with regards to procurement, processing, and distribution of materials and services
• Will oversee 5 direct reports with a total staff of 27 FTEs
• Provides leadership and direction for a broad supply chain serving multiple sites
• Develops policy and procedures in purchasing, inventory control, receiving,  storage, and distribution
• Provides administrative support to senior management in the form of reports, budgets, supply utilization analysis, forms management, and capital expenditure management
• Develops department staff through ongoing coaching, in-service education, on-the-job training, and evaluation
• Maintains good working relationships with all departments by providing service, management assistance, and open communications
• Maintains adequate operating supply levels in the hospital and coordinates timely supply distribution
• Works in accordance with and carries out materials management goals, objectives and strategies as directed by the overall Supply Chain Management plan/needs of the organization
• Maintains a high degree of managerial competence through continuing education


• Bachelor's Degree required with Masters Degree preferred
• Supply Chain, Purchasing, or Materials Management Certification preferred
• Minimum of five (5) years of proven leadership experience in materials mgmt/supply chain operations in an acute care hospital setting
• Thorough knowledge of warehousing and inventory control is desired to include medical/surgical supplies and equipment
• Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, best practices, and procedures
• Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision
• High level of customer services skills to establish and maintain positive professional relationships
• Ability to organize and prioritize
• Computer literacy in a variety of software programs, Allscripts experience a plus
• This is not a remote work career opportunity

About Galileo Search:

Galileo Search, LLC partners with hospitals and healthcare organizations across the United States to identify, recruit and retain the most accomplished professionals and executives in the industry. Our clients include community and critical access hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, and Fortune 500 corporations. To learn more about Galileo Search, LLC, visit our website at

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