Vice President, Supply Chain Operations

Business (Non-Clinical)
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Education and Experience Required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Healthcare Administration, Finance, Supply Chain or related field, required. Master’s Degree in Business, Healthcare Administration, Finance or Supply Chain, preferred. Certifications in one or more process improvement methodologies (Lean, Six Sigma, RPR), preferred.  
  • 7-10 years of experience in distribution services, supply chain, or procurement, required. Includes 5-7 years of management experience in distribution services, procurement, or supply chain with a minimum of 3 years leading and designing advanced distribution models across large and complex organizations. Experience working in supply chain management in a health system is highly desired.  Extensive knowledge in developing system-wide/organizational strategies, processes and programs which support a service-focused, cost-effective, centralized model.
  • Skills in designing, administering and evaluating programs/practices to maximize efficiency. Excellent analytical, quantitative and qualitative skills to facilitate effective decision-making.   In-depth knowledge of inventory management and related accounting processes.   Ability to develop strategic/tactical plans to meet business objectives in a large healthcare system.   Proven ability to develop sound proposals and successfully implement project plans. Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization and to address difficult and issues. Ability to create a superior service organization that will ensure quality and commitment to user satisfaction. Ability to identify and solve problems creatively, to work within deadlines with a high attention to detail and to work independently in a fast paced, dynamic environment.



       Under the leadership of President and CEO Wright L. Lassiter, III, Henry Ford Health System is a

       $6 billion integrated health system comprised of six hospitals, a health plan, and 250+ sites

       including medical centers, walk-in and urgent care clinics, pharmacy, eye care facilities and

       other healthcare retail. Established in 1915 by auto industry pioneer Henry Ford, the health system

       now has 32,000 employees and remains home to the 1,900-member Henry Ford Medical Group, one

       of the nation’s oldest physician groups. An additional 2,200 physicians are also affiliated with the

       health system through the Henry Ford Physician Network. Henry Ford is also one of the region’s  

       major academic medical centers, receiving between $90-$100 million in annual research funding and

       remaining Michigan’s fourth largest NIH-funded institution. Also an active participant in medical

       education and training, the health system has trained nearly 40% of physicians currently practicing

       in the state and also provides education and training for other health professionals including nurses,

       pharmacists, radiology and respiratory technicians. visit


       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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