Job Summary– The Supply Chain COO provides overall operational direction and oversight for Purchasing, Warehousing, Distribution as well as any other Supply Chain specific activities assigned by the CEO/SCO. Also responsible for the overall operational results of the Supply Chain Directors and Customer Service either directly or through the Director of Operations. The COO helps to coordinate activities of the Division Clinical Resource Director and the Director of Contracting on standardization of products, and with the Division Director of Pharmacy on pharmaceutical initiatives and operations. Works with the Supply Chain CFO to ensure proper coordination of efforts between reporting departments. The COO also helps to coordinate all Supply Chain activities and acts as CEO/SCO in the absence of the CEO/SCO. This individual is responsible for setting the tone of the department as a service organization, continuously seeking to understand, meet and exceed customer needs.
Duties included but not limited to:
Develop and assist the Supply Chain CEO and their respective divisions/markets to manage operations to an annual aggregate budget.
Manage the global supply chain performance metrics to ensure operational performance goals are met throughout the division.
Identify and drive execution of continuous improvement opportunities within supply chain operations based on results of operating and financial performance indicators.
Successfully migrate new facilities to the standardized Supply Chain operating platform.
Represent HCA in industry group settings and seek knowledge of supply chain strategies from the industry.
Drive and maintain division executive management emphasis on maximizing the capabilities and new initiatives created by Supply Chain.
Coordinate and analyze the success of annual Facility, Division, and Supply Chain audits and ensure that corrective actions are initiated to ensure compliance and continuous improvement.
Coordinate quarterly SOX auditing procedures with the Supply Chain CFO for compliance to policies.
Support the Supply Chain CEO in minimizing overall costs and maximizing the savings and benefits attributable to implementation of the Supply Chain business plan.
Manage and execute new Supply Chain initiatives as assigned. Identify and develop future strategic plans associated with the Company/Division/Supply Chain activities impacting the Supply Chain and facilities.
Ensure consistency in the Supply Chain operating platform, which includes purchasing, warehousing, transportation, and coordinate with the Director of Operations on facility supply chain functions. Also coordinate with the Supply Chain CFO in operation of the IT&S, and Internal Control functions.
Interface with the GHX liaison on master file related operational issues, and implement changes as needed.
Help guide the Education Manager in the areas of training/education that the employees under his/her direction may need. Works with the Facility or Market Supply Chain Directors to ensure efficient timely operations at the facilities and Supply Chain by proper coordination of activities that impact both areas.
Work with the CFO and Facility Supply Chain Directors to coordinate physical inventories at the Supply Chain and the facilities.
Work with the Division Director of Pharmacy (where applicable) to coordinate the warehousing and distribution of pharmaceutical items from the Supply Chain or other Pharmacy initiatives and operations
College graduate preferred but not required. 7 + years experience in Healthcare or related supply industries.
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