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Director, Area Supply Chain

Description: The site Supply Chain department ensures that all medical & non-medical supplies & services critical to the delivery of care to our members are procured & managed in the most effective & efficient manner possible. The ASCPL has significant autonomy in decision-making & will be accountable for leading the planning & making the decisions regarding complex issues that have an impact on multiple recipients across their medical center areas. These decisions could relate to staffing, compliance, budgets, supply/service spend, service delivery, logistics, planning or many other issues. This position is responsible for leading the planning, development & implementation of area medical center strategic initiatives in Supply Chain Operations including quality, utilization, finance, day-to-day operations, service & human resource management. It ensures compliance w/ established regional & national goals & standards. Additionally, this position acts as the key leader & driver of change management across the sites (including represented & non-represented populations, clinicians & physicians, & other administrative personnel) in the adoption & institutionalization of Supply Chain Transformation Initiatives. To be successful in this position, the Practice leader must be able to lead & manage professionals & others through influence & collaboration across multiple teams or sites. A demonstrated proficiency in team building & motivation, conflict resolution, & group dynamics as well as solid project management skills is essential. Also, this person must have a demonstrated ability to utilize effective verbal & written communication skills w/ various levels across an organization as well as across diverse populations including represented & non-represented teams. Essential Functions: - Provides on-going leadership & direction to enhance member service through the availability of needed products & services. - Ensures products & services are high quality, cost effective, w/ high service availability. - Achieves a high level of compliance regarding Kaiser Permanente's national standards for products/services. - Develops & drives the implementation & adoption of the Supply Chain Transformation Initiatives across the medical center(s) including all clinical areas (eg procedural & non-procedural) as well as those currently run/managed by the Med Group(s). - Builds & manages a distribution network, in conjunction w/ National Warehousing & Logistics, w/ the goal to minimize obsolescence or expiration, & high service levels. - Working in conjunction w/ nursing & other clinicians, assures the accuracy & effectiveness of case picking including procedure card pick list maintenance. - Develops & implements, in conjunction w/ Facilities Services & EH&S, an asset management strategy that delivers customer requirements, meets financial goals, & aligns w/ capital planning strategies. - Provides leadership on human resource management activities such as hiring, reward & recognition, performance review, professional development, succession planning, discipline. - Establishes & implements standards of performance relative to quality & service, & ensures standards exceed member, medical center & regulatory expectations. - Responsible for the development & implementation of all Medical Center supply chain operating & capital budgets. - Provides leadership & collaboration w/in & outside of supply chain operations w/ multiple levels & groups across the organization. - Provides clear & timely communication w/ Senior Site Leadership on the status of the department & status of key initiatives. - This job description is not all encompassing. Basic Qualifications: Experience - Minimum six (6) years of management experience, including managing/leading union represented staff, non union non-exempt and exempt employees. - Minimum three (3) of years budget development experience. - Minimum four (4) of years supply chain experience including purchasing, inventory management, distribution operations and procurement. - Minimum three (3) of years process improvement experience utilizing Lean Six Sigma methodologies or similar. - Minimum five (5) of years multiple corporate structures, entities and/or locations. - Minimum four (4) of years Project Management and/or Consulting level experience. - Minimum two (2) of years experience with federal, state and local regulations including Title 22, The Joint Commission,CMS or similar regulatory agencies. Education - Bachelor's degree in business administration, finance, operations research, engineering, supply chain, economics or related field OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field. - High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required. License, Certification, Registration - N/A   Additional Requirements: - Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment. Preferred Qualifications: - Minimum three (3) of years working in a retail, manufacturing, or health care environment preferred. - Minimum three (3) of years experience in demand planning, SKU rationalization and standardization, GS1. - Current professional certification in Certified Logistics Management (CLM) or Certified Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) preferred. - Current Six Sigma certification preferred. - Master's degree in business administration, finance, operations research, engineering, materials management, economics preferred. Job Number: 751024
Salary Range: NA
Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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