Materials Management, Supply Chain Management, Value Analysis
4 Year Degree
Status: Full Time – 80 hours Hours: Days – as scheduled
In an environment of continuous quality improvement, The Director of Supply Chain is accountable for the development and execution of negotiating, contracting, purchasing, distribution, inventory management and departmental logistics, supplier relationship management and the management of robust supply chain analytics. The Director will establish and manage strategies for the contracting, sourcing and procurement of medical and non-medical supplies, services, and equipment for the continuum. The incumbent will accomplish these tasks by leading a team of contracting, sourcing & procurement professionals who will work with internal customers to identify products and suppliers that meet or exceed their needs. The Director maximizes spend management by incorporating spend analysis, commodity management and strategic sourcing into the foundation of the procurement. Exhibits the MHS Standards of Excellence and exercises strict confidentiality at all times.
Provides leadership and strategic direction for multiple functions within Supply Chain, including Contract Administration, Value Analysis, Customer Service, Data Applications, warehouse operations and inventory management, Spend Analytics and Purchasing. Develops and executes best in class negotiating, contracting, purchasing and supplier strategies for the procurement of medical and non-medical supplies, services, and equipment.
Represents Supply Chain as a decision maker in customer, executive, physician and vendor meetings, projects, and negotiations. Provides data, recommendations, and reports to committees on a routine and regular basis.
Responsible for the direction and oversight of supply chain analytics and reporting.
Administers Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) programs. Directs the value analysis process which governs clinical products, utilization, and standardization. Determines cost, quality, and outcomes.
Delivers “Best in Class” customer service to all associates, clinicians, and physicians by leading a team who delivers problem solving solutions. Develops and implements customer service standards. Improves customer service quality results by evaluating and redesigning processes; establishing and communicating service metrics; monitoring results and implementing changes.
Manages all facets of Supplier Relationship Management for the health system to include establishing standards and providing guidance relative to the organizations’ management of its vendor relationships; assessing risk and measuring vendor compliance in adhering to policy, procedures, and expectations; as well as federal, state and local regulatory guidelines.
Directs the solicitation of bids and proposals; directs and participates in the preparation of specifications for bid packages; analyzes bid/proposal responses; negotiates and develops favorable agreements and contract terms; recommends contract awards to selected bidders; drafts contractual agreements and prepares/presents contractor recommendations.
Provides direct leadership for the daily operations of Acquisition functions. Ensures the efficient acquisition for all supplies, materials, equipment, capital construction projects and services for the entire institution, in compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
Develops, administers, and oversees departmental budget.
Has the authority and responsibility to hire, transfer, suspend, lay off, recall, promote, discharge, assign, reward, discipline, direct, or recommend such actions by using independent judgment.
Completes and conducts employee performance evaluations based on direct observation of their employee’s job performance.
Granted authority to perform the supervisory duties and are held accountable for performing such duties.
Assumes all other duties and responsibilities, as necessary.
Compensation Details: Education, experience, and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Memorial Health System is proud to offer an affordable, comprehensive benefit package to all full time and flex time employees. Here are some of the benefits offered:
Medical Insurance – PPO & HDHP
Dental and Vison Insurance
Health Saving Account
Flexible Spending Account
Pension Plan – Defined Contribution
Voluntary Life Insurance
Short Term & Long Term Disability
Holiday Pay & Premium
Performance & Market Increases
Relocation Package, if applicable
Memorial Health System is an equal opportunity employer.
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, or other related field required.
Master of Business Administration preferred.
A minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in Purchasing & Sourcing in a multi-hospital system with a minimum of 3 years' experience of supervising/managing employees required.
Possess a strong understanding of health care supply chain processes and systems, industry standards, policies, supply chain best practices, project management as well competency using analytics and contracting tools, services and contracts.
Ability to identify business process deficiencies and developing courses of action to remedy the deficiencies.
Additional Salary Information: Eligible for annual goal bonus
Internal Number: 138
About Memorial Health System
Memorial Health System is an independent not-for-profit health system that takes pride in its efforts to provide outstanding care close to home as well as our efforts to offer employment and educational opportunities. With over 3,200 dedicated staff members, we work to provide compassionate, patient-centered care with some of the most advanced technology and treatment options available in healthcare today. Memorial Health System is comprised of a network of three hospitals with a freestanding emergency department, four surgery centers, large cancer center, and primary care and specialty clinics throughout the region. With our mission to bring a full continuum of health services, provided with excellence, to the communities within the region, we strive to reach our vision to be an unparalleled service leader and the region’s preferred provider of health services.