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Hill-Rom Materials Management Specialist in Batesville, Indiana


Coordinate and expedite the flow of parts purchased from the Hill-Rom supplier base. Control and maintain inventory from the supplier's dock to our production lines.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: – Other duties may be assigned:

  • Lead the Material Management Team to ensure that customer demands are met and Material Management Specialists are trained and capable. Manage the flow of parts purchased from the Hill-Rom supplier base, including maintenance and control of the inventory from the supplier's dock to our production lines.

  • Plan and place purchase orders for production components ensuring that parts are received in the quantity required, when needed. Proactively and reactively manage and expedite component part shortages by identifying issues and internal problems.

  • Control number of days of inventory on hand by reducing lot sizes, increasing replenishment and shipping frequency, etc. Maintain and control usage and replenishment of supply items.

  • Manage MOQ and safety stock to ensure product is delivered as needed with no excess stock. Coordin ate with sourcing so MOQ and price are in alignment with available warehouse space and delivery time needed.

  • Work with internal departments to proactively and re-actively adjust purchase orders due to customer order changes, price changes and engineering changes.

  • Return reject purchased product.

  • Track product perishability.

  • Assist accounts payable with invoicing issues.


  • Associates Degree or seven to ten years equivalent combination of education and work experience in a specific technical discipline or product area.

  • One to two years materials experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Requires thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) programs and production scheduling software

  • Ability to work in a face-paced environment

  • Decision-making skills

  • Communication skills

  • Analytical skills

Job: Supply Chain

Primary Location: United States-Indiana-Batesville

Schedule Full-time

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Posting Entity Hillrom

Req ID: 20124800