Scheduler (Supply Chain):

Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Location: LOC_1300_MKT-Wanamaker Building 

Req ID: 95092

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The Scheduler supports the procurement process by ensuring that purchase order transactions are confirmed, delivered and invoiced by suppliers in a timely and efficient manner.  The scheduler is responsible for working with internal customers, external suppliers, Receiving and Accounts Payable to ensure smooth processing of purchase orders and invoices and that all order-related issues are resolved in a timely manner.

Job Responsibilities

  • Tracks purchase orders routed to suppliers for issues utilizing EDI, Email, or cXML protocols
  • Monitors supplier order confirmations for issues and provides timely action in response
  • Keeps customers informed on issues and resolution action steps based on supplier feedback
  • Provides customer support for procurement Inquiries
  • Proactively manages backorders to include identifying and expediting critical items and keeping customers informed
  • Resolves receipt and delivery issues in conjunction with the Materials Distribution Receiving Department
  • Monitors procurement integrations between the eProcurement system and the ERP and resolves issues
  • Works with Accounts Payables to resolve discrepancies with invoices based on match and payment information
  • Develops an understanding of the goods and services within specific commodities
  • Understands buying category strategies as set forth by the Procurement and Contracting Team
  • Highlights issues for improvement to the systems and contracting Teams.
  • Works closely with supplier representatives to triage procurement issues and provides options for backordered products.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: High school diploma/GED


Required Experience: Three (3) years of experience in a healthcare supply chain

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: Bachelor degree in Supply Chain, business or related field

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Entry level position; knowledge of general office functions or supply chain processes highly preferred
  • General understanding of the procure to pay process and how the systems support the process preferred
  • Knowledge of healthcare group purchasing organizations and process highly preferred
  • Strong customer services focus
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to work effectively in team situations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledgeable in the use of the ERP and eProcurement Solutions and how they support the P2P Process highly preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite preferred

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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