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Supply Chain Deployment Manager

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

Leads the implementation of system-wide supply chain operations technology, policies and practices which support a lean and efficient supply chain field operations strategy. Assists in the development of strategic plans, create and manage specific project plans and guide the work of the Supply Chain Deployment Specialists. Creates standard work and aides, to be utilized by supply chain field operations, which will be audited to hold all supply chain parties accountable. Major Responsibilities:

  • Leads interdisciplinary teams in planning and executing implementations and optimization projects related to Supply Chain processes and/or technologies.
  • Participates in the planning of Supply Chain projects and the development of metrics to measure success and ensure adoption/sustained success. Creates and manages project plans. Monitors project progress, identifies and mitigates risk factors, and escalates issues to Site, Regional, and System Supply Chain leadership as needed. Brings projects to completion on time and on budget, with documented success metrics.
  • Ensures that all stakeholders are fully informed of project plans and progress updates. Completes post-project debriefs and documents lessons learned.
  • Extracts, validates and synthesizes data in order to arrive at actionable conclusions.
  • Independently identifies when the situation does not allow for a standard approach, based on the Supply Chain playbook. Creates solutions which honor the intent of the playbook while working within situational constraints. Guides the Supply Chain Deployment Specialists in effective problem solving during launches/implementations.
  • Collates and validates quality control metrics, and prepares for presentation to Supply Chain leadership. Ensures new processes and technologies are fully adopted and sustained. Identifies opportunities to optimize processes and technologies. Recommends best practice standards, based on first hand experience and from examples across the system.
  • Ensures all training and training materials are effectively developed and delivered.
  • Identifies opportunities to optimize processes and technologies. Recommends best practice standards, based on first hand experience and from examples across the system. -Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification Required:
    • None Required.Education Required:
      • Bachelor's Degree in Business, or
      • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, or
      • Bachelor's Degree in Health Care Administration or related field.Experience Required:
        • Typically requires 7 years of experience in supply chain, process improvement, project management and quality control or change management.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
          • Requires high level and advance problem-solving.
          • Ability to function well under pressure and conditions of frequent interruptions.
          • Requires excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
          • Basic knowledge of project management, change management, quality control and process improvement required, as evidenced by formal education courses or related experience. Advanced experience/education in at least one of these areas.
          • Ability to train and monitor basic Supply Chain key functions (i.e.: stock rotation, expiration management, par leveling, etc.).
          • Ability to use data analytic tools. Experience in data validation and synthesis (arriving at conclusions based on data).
          • Basic knowledge of inventory management and accounting processes.
          • Experience using technology in at least one of the following applications: Supply Chain MMIS, inventory control, requisitioning, receiving/warehousing.Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
            • Exposed to normal office environment.
            • This position may require travel which may result in exposure to road and weather hazards.
            • Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Downers Grove , Supply Chain Deployment Manager, Executive , Downers Grove, Illinois

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