Materiel Manager - Project

  • Contra Costa County, CA
  • Martinez, California
  • Nov 13, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management
  • Salary: $79,589.64 - $96,741.84 Annually USD

Job Description

The Position


Why join Contra Costa County Health Services?
We have one (1) Materiel Manager - Project position to fill in Contra Costa Regional Medical Center.

The Materiel Manager - Project acts under the supervision of the Facilities Manager, planning, organizing, and directing a department-wide materials management program for county departments. This position will be supporting the County's response efforts to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Project positions are exempt from classified service and work in State and/or Federally funded project positions administered by Contra Costa County. This position is funded through the CARES Act for COVID-19 and is for a limited term based on funding. You may be released from employment once the funding ceases.

We are looking for someone who is:
  • Analytical. You will be analyzing market conditions.
  • Communicative! You will be conveying information both written and orally to customer departments and subordinate staff.
  • Organized. You will have various records, reports, and deadlines to manage.
  • Attentive to detail. You will be developing written policies and procedures.

What you will typically be responsible for:
  • Assisting in developing specifications for product acquisition
  • Working closely with departments to advise them of product challenges/substitutions
  • Examining inventory records to ensure adherence to inventory control procedures
  • Supervising the work of staff
  • Reviewing catalogs to compare product specifications.
A few reasons you might love this job:
  • You will support the healthcare team in taking care of patients and supporting the wellbeing
  • of the community.
  • You will be able to shape the department's operations related to COVID-19 and
  • develop/train the members of the team.
  • Every day poses a new challenge.
A few challenges you might face in this job:
  • You may face resistance to change.
  • There is a high volume of requests demands from the hospital's departments.
  • There is sometimes a lack of excitement, enthusiasm from people you interact with.
Competencies Required:
Action & Results Focused (Taking Initiative): Initiating tasks and focusing on
Attention to Detail: Focusing on the details of work content, work steps, and final work
Displaying Ownership and Accountability: Holding self and others accountable for
measurable high-quality, timely, and cost-effective results.
Self-Management: Showing personal organization, self-discipline, and dependability.
Informing: Proactively obtaining and sharing information.
Building & Maintaining Relationships: Establishing rapport and maintaining mutually
productive relationships.
Involving Others (Engaging Teams): Engaging others for input, contribution, and
shared responsibility for outcomes.
Delegating: Sharing responsibility, authority, and accountability.
Managing Performance: Ensuring superior individual and group performance.
Using Technology: Working with electronic hardware and software applications.
Fact Finding: Obtaining facts and data pertaining to an issue or question.
Allocating Resources: Prioritizing the use of fiscal and material resources to maximize
organizational effectiveness.
Leading Cross-Divisional Collaboration: Demonstrating cooperation and teamwork
while working within and across divisions and teams.
Organization Design & Structure: Establishing organizational structure and clarifying
roles and responsibilities.
Strategic Thinking & Perspective: Evaluating immediate actions in context of
achieving long range objective.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in business administration, public administration or a closely related field.

Experience: Either 1) four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent experience in a central materials management program, at least two (2) years of which must have been in an administrative or supervisory capacity; or 2) four (4) years of full-time or its equivalent experience as a buyer in a central purchasing department performing technical purchasing work.

Substitution: Additional qualifying experience of either type noted above may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of four (4) years. Six (6) months of additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required academic major.

Selection Process
  1. Application Filing: All applicants must apply online at and submit the information as indicated on the job announcement by the final filing date.
  2. Application Evaluation: Depending on the number of applications received, an Application Evaluation Board may be convened to evaluate and select the best-qualified candidates for invitation to the next phase of the examination.
  3. Hiring Interviews: Ongoing until the positions are filled

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements

Please note that as of August 24, 2021, Contra Costa County enacted a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for employees. Proof of full vaccination will be required of all employees, including new hires. The policy requirements can be found here:


After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.


All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.


It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

Job Address

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