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Senior Supply Chain Engineer

Location:  Support I 
Requisition #:  63422


Designs, develops, tests, documents, and implements decision support tools and process automation applications and provides functional support for these tools. Understands and follows technical workflow automation applications to assist in Supply Chain's processes. Proactively support Supply Chain’s overall strategic plan by creating thoughtful, useful tools that optimize processes and information or using existing tools to analyze data to produce actionable information.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field or equivalent technical training and work experience


  • Valid Georgia driver’s license


  • 8 years of experience in structured analysis, process engineering, and/or programming


  • Experience with Lawson


  • Excellent analytical skills (ability to define problems, quantify impact, design and implement improvements, and measure success)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills
  • Available to work unscheduled hours
  • Eligible for coverage by Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta's motor vehicle insurance provider
  • Knowledge and proven application of multiple programming languages (e.g., C#, VBA, ASP, ASP.net)
  • Proficient in supply chain and enterprise resource planning applications
  • Expertise in SharePoint, InfoPath, Nintex Workflow and Web Parts
  • Expertise in Intranet, data repository, automation applications, and web interfaces as appropriate to assigned development
  • Strong organizational skills, including ability to lead, manage, and prioritize multiple projects with minimal supervision while meeting required timelines
  • Proven background in extracting and analyzing data from a variety of information systems with utmost accuracy, competency, and thoroughness
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to foster collaborative, positive working relationships with customers, peers, and senior management
  • Advanced experience with database management and reporting tools such as SQL, Crystal Reports, QlikView, Microsoft Access, and Excel.


  1. Designs, develops, and implements sustainable web forms, process automation solutions, and decision support tools to efficiently solve complex problems and meet ever-changing business requirements. 
  2. Communicates effectively with members of the project team and communicates project progress to involved parties (e.g., clients, lenders, management).
  3. Provides quality assurance and control, tracks project problems, and makes adjustments as required.
  4. Initiates and leads projects, develops and coordinates plans and project roadmaps, and works cross-functionally with customer business leaders to examine issues, identify opportunities, and design and implement intuitive solutions.
  5. Resolves defects or deficiencies with completed development, implements controls to ensure process and data validity, updates documentation, and provides training to support team members on completed development as necessary. 
  6. Thoughtfully extracts data and effectively presents information using complex reporting tools to support all facets of Supply Chain performance. 
  7. Examines and defines factors that could adversely affect the accomplishment of project tasks, delivery of work products, or achievement of customer satisfaction.
  8. Follows technical guidelines and best practices for area of specialization to ensure consistently high standards of business practices.
  9. Reviews and validates work performed by other developers and provides recommendations for improvement.
  10. Understands and implements complex business rules (source and/or client) and serves as a key resource on critical issues.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.


No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 1, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Supply Chain - Supply chain

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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