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Equipment Logistics Planner - Purchasing

Boston, MA 02108

Posted: 02/19/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Core Technologies - FTE Job Number: 28393

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Position Title: Equipment Logistics Planner - Purchasing

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting direct hire opportunity for Equipment Logistics Planner - Purchasing with our client that is located in Boston, MA.   

Project Description:
  • This role plays a crucial role in ensuring the efficient and effective management of medical equipment at a pediatric hospital.
  • You will be responsible for supporting the contracting and sourcing requirements of the entire organization.
  • The position will report to the Director of Supply Chain Adm. You will be involved in the planning, sourcing, procurement, documentation, and installation of medical and non-medical equipment.
  • You will collaborate with various depts., vendors, and healthcare professionals to ensure the hospital's equipment database is up-to-date with hospital standards.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with all levels of clinical staff, facilities, health technology  management, architects and other stakeholders to identify medical and non-medical equipment standards for various departments.
  • Maintain standards list in equipment database for the org
  • Research, evaluate, and recommend appropriate equipment and supplies based on the hospital's requirements, budgetary considerations, and industry best practices
  • Coordinate with suppliers and procurement teams to ensure timely and cost-effective equipment acquisition
  • Knowledge of compliance with local, state, and federal regulations, as well as hospital policies and procedures
  • Develop and assist with the budgetary planning of projects. Monitor expenses, negotiate contacts, and identify cost-saving opportunities without compromising patient safety or quality of care
  • Ensure equipment standards are being followed from the beginning of the design phase to the go-live phase
  • Collaborate with BCH legal to review equipment contracts as needed
  • Report out and prepares monthly EST/EPT project progress or as needed
  • Benchmark quotes using our benchmarking tool ECRI as well as other available sources
  • Review approved requests coming in via our capital equipment software system Hyperion

Job Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Biomedical Engineering, Healthcare Administration, or a related field and 5 yrs. of experience is required. A Master’s degree is preferred
  • Proven experience as an Equipment Planner, Equipment Coordinator, or similar role in a healthcare setting, preferably in a pediatric hospital preferred
  • Strong knowledge of equipment types, specifications, and industry standards
  • Excellent project management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks, manage multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a keen attention to detail
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate and build relationships with various stakeholders
  • Knowledge of budgeting and financial principles related to equipment planning and procurement (Hyperion Planning system)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, data analysis and ERP (Peoplesoft)systems
  • Hybrid/remote – 2 days in house at Landmark Center or any job site in MA

Job Details:
  • Direct Hire
  • Salary Range: Market
  • Location: Boston, MA.


About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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