Director, Materials Management

Samaritan Healthcare | Moses Lake, Washington 98837

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: April 18, 2024
Opportunity Code: 34023


Exciting Opportunity to lead supply chain operations as Director, Materials Management with Samaritan Healthcare


The Position 

  • The Director of Materials Management will assume responsibility for leading and guiding the Materials Management/Purchasing Department, overseeing personnel, property, and fiscal resources within the department.
  • This position will report to the Chief Administrative Officer and will oversee a team of seven direct reports.
  • The primary focus of this leader will be collaborating with Senior Leadership to design and develop a new Supply Chain system for the new hospital opening in Spring 2026. Moreover, they will play a pivotal role in nurturing and mentoring departmental staff.
  • Seeking candidates who are seasoned leaders in the realm of supply chain and materials management. Should also have a strong financial background. They should exhibit a profound dedication to our service line and embody hands-on, proactive leadership. Will demonstrate visionary thinking and have a forward-looking approach. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business with emphasis in Materials Management, or related field required.
  • Must possess a minimum of two or more years’ experience in a managerial position, coupled with at least five years’ experience managing supply chain operations (healthcare preferred).

The Organization

  • Samaritan Healthcare is a multifaceted healthcare organization located in Moses Lake, Washington.
  • Organized as Grant County Public Hospital District No.1 in 1947, Samaritan is committed to improving the health and well-being of the people of the Columbia Basin
  • In 2002 the organization went through a major expansion and modernization project which added 60,000 square feet of new space and modernized another 60,000 square feet.
  • These improvements have resulted in a virtually new facility featuring single-bed rooms, a completely new Intensive Care Unit, a new Mother and Baby Center, a new cafeteria, a lobby, and expanded patient and family waiting areas.
  • CMS has rated Samaritan Healthcare a 4-star accredited hospital and is a founding member of the Grand Columbia Health Alliance. 

The Community

  • One of the fastest growing areas in Washington, Moses Lake and the surrounding area including the City of Warden offers a variety of affordable housing from new suburban-style developments to family farms.
  • Known as the Desert Oasis, Moses Lake and the surrounding area of Grant County is located in the heart of the Columbia Basin in Central Washington. With a Service Area Population of 54,000 people, livable is best way to describe the community.
  • Fishing, waterskiing, canoeing, and kayaking are some of the activities available without leaving the city limits. Moses Lake also has a large community Aquatic Center. Other recreational activities in the area include biking, ice-skating, hunting, and snow skiing.
  • Moderate four-season climate weather pattern with average minimum December temperatures of 23 degrees and average summer maximum of 87 degrees and 300 plus days of sunshine makes for comfortable living.




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