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ED-Central Com Supply Chain

ED-Central Com Supply Chain

Requisition ID 
2017-760087
Position Type 
Full Time
Shift(s) 
Traditional Hours Monday through Friday - 8 - 4:30
Department 
Unified Supply Chain Admin
Location 
US-MO-Joplin

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Overview

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We’re a Little Different

 

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

 

We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

 

At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

 

Responsible for helping develop strategy and direction and carrying out the planning, execution and ongoing sustainability of all supply chain initiatives within the Consolidated Services Center and Springfield Communities. Provides direct management oversight of all receiving, distribution, logistics, inventory management, courier services, over-the-road transportation, and instrument reprocessing functions within the CSC and Mercy Springfield facilities. Reporting to ROi’s Chief Operating Officer, the Executive Director has full P&L responsibility and ensures that functions under management meet or exceed all industry and customer requirements for quality, service and cost. The position works closely with ROi and local facility leadership to develop and implement strategic plans supporting growth objectives through organic and new service innovations as well as specific quality, safety and savings initiatives. The Executive Director is also responsible for recommending and developing process improvement initiatives that support the Unified Supply Chain effort.

 

 

Responsibilities and Qualifications

FINANCIAL
Develop annual departmental budgets and manage ongoing execution with a focus on supply and labor expenses
STRATEGY
Understand and effectively communicate organizational vision, strategies, goals and objectives on both a local and system level.
PEOPLE MANAGEMENT
Responsible for all departments under management meeting hiring and ongoing training guidelines. Conduct coworker performance reviews and recommend annual merit wage adjustments. Train, coach and mentor members of the management team to ensure optimal operational excellence and coworker satisfaction. Develop succession plans for all critical positions within the scope of management.
PROCESS MANAGEMENT
Oversight of daily operations and other related activities for all facilities and related departments under management to obtain optimal efficiency and economy of operations while maintaining superior product quality in compliance with all governmental regulations and customer expectations. Ensures compliance with all governmental and corporate mandated programs including, but not limited to: directives identified by Quality Systems, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), employee handbook, training manual, HR Policy and Procedure manual, FDA, DEA and OSHA guidelines
INNOVATION
Develop and implement innovative solutions and continues process improvement methodologies to sustain a low-cost, highly efficient and reliable supply chain. Partner with sales team to help meet growth targets and build relationships with customers serviced by departments under management.
OPTMIZING RELATIONSHIPS
Maintain strong rapport and optimize relationships with senior leadership, key suppliers, and clinical customers and provide them with exceptional communication and service while exceeding their expectations..
NEGOTIATION AND UTILIZATION MANAGEMENT
Exert influence through data analysis to assist with product selection that drives utilization to preferred and/or contracted products and services while maximizing contractual value for the supply chain as a whole.

Qualifications:

Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s business degree preferred
  • Experience: The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of: 1. 10 years supply chain experience, including distribution, logistics and inventory management in healthcare or a related field 2. 10 years management experience, including a combination of professional and front-line coworkers residing in a widespread geography 3. Demonstrated experience with continuous improvement methodologies (Lean, Six Sigma)
  • Other: Experience in materials management, from planning through purchasing, and negotiation and administration of multi-million dollar procurement agreements. Success developing and deploying solutions that optimize quality, service and cost within a complex supply chain environment. Ability to effectively operate in a matrix management environment.

 

We’ll Support You at Work and Home

 

Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

 

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

 

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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