Providence is calling for an Director, Supply Chain Operations to Olympia, WA.
The Director, Supply Chain Operations is based in the local ministry/ministries this position supports. This position is chiefly accountable for the collaborative integration, implementation, and optimization of the One SCM Operations and Logistics strategy at the local ministry level in close coordination with the Director, Region Supply Chain Operations.
In this position you will:
- Lead a local ministry level SCM Operations structure that is consistent and in alignment with the One SCM Operations and Logistics vision and overall strategy which includes standardized facility-based receiving, storage, inventory management/control, point of use/low unit of measure, and distribution operations in all acute and critical access hospitals and all continuing care ministries with their assigned ministry or ministries.
- Serve as the One Supply Chain point of contact and liaison to the local ministry executive team ensuring they are kept informed of System Supply Chain contract and process improvement initiatives; champion and execute supply expense reduction efforts for the ministry/ministries; provide active communication with the local executive teams on new contracts and assists the executive team in bringing forward supply chain related needs and requirements to support their ministries.
- Optimize use of Lawson MMIS and other supply chain automation tools that works to eliminate unnecessary work, simplify necessary work, centralize simplified work, and automate centralized work.
- Implement contract and efficiency related cost saving initiatives throughout the ministry or ministries in a responsive manner meeting established system wide savings, implementation and compliance goals.
- Develop local policies and procedures as needed related to inventory requirements in conjunction with local community leadership and Emergency preparedness leaders to meet required on hand inventory minimums and to meet requirements to support local disasters.
- Utilize standardized system wide dashboard analytics to measure inventory levels, insure proper inventory controls and other supply chain operations key measures of performance to ensure they are measured, monitored and goals are met.
- Develop and monitor annual region supply chain budgets to meet system goals and objectives ensuring SCM ministry expenses are on target and within budget.
- Recruit, hire, and set performance expectations of direct reports. Perform evaluations counseling, corrective action and trains staff according to system wide policies and procedures. Identify, coach and/or mentor top talent for leadership opportunities and succession management. Create a foundation that supports and develops team members allowing for growth and success.
Required qualifications for this position include:
- Bachelor's degree in Healthcare, Business, or Logistics/Supply Chain Management or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
- Minimum of 8 years of Supply Chain Management with 4 years in a healthcare setting, including at least 4 years in a Director/Manager/Supervisory level leadership role.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Formal training in Lean/Six Sigma or similar process improvement programs.
- Certification either as a Certified Materials and Resource Professional (CMRP) from the American Hospital Association or a Certified Professional Logistician (CPL) from the Society Engineers or similar certification.
About the department you will serve.
One Supply Chain Management (OSCM) is the name adopted to reflect the Providence employees who work throughout Providence Health & Services in supply chain services and systems to support our ministries and operations in all regions from Alaska to California. OSCM's objective is to ensure our core strategy, One Ministry Committed to Excellence, is enhanced along with the overall patient care experience (know me, care for me, ease my way) by delivering a robust foundation of Strategic services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive, relevant, and highly specialized supply chain management expertise.
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Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Professional & Administration
Req ID: 149419