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Senior Director, Strategic Sourcing

Company: AmediSys, inc
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description - Senior Director, Strategic Sourcing (22003840) Requisition Title Senior Director, Strategic Sourcing Job Number: 22003840 Caregiving is our Calling At Amedisys whether we're caring for patients directly or supporting those who do, each of us is a caregiver at heart. Every team member contributes to our mission of providing exceptional, clinically distinct care in the home to thousands of patients and families every day. You'll join a mission-driven company dedicated to innovation, growth and supporting our frontline caregivers with the best and most up-to-date resources available so they can do what they do best. If you're looking for a home with a Nationwide Company where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team. Line of Business Corporate Schedule Full-time Primary Location United States-Louisiana-Baton Rouge What you will do: The Senior Director of Supply Chain is responsible for leading the organization's procurement function to minimize the organization's overall purchasing costs without compromising quality or reliability of supply. This position contributes to the development of the organization's overall supply and logistics strategy and establishes purchasing budgets, plans, policies, systems, and procedures that will achieve these strategic objectives. Additionally, this position leads the organization's hospice contracting, transportation, and travel functions. Essential Functions :

  • Directs and oversees all functions of procurement, hospice contracting, transportation/fleet, and travel for the company. -
  • Develops long term vision and annual objectives for the supply chain functions.
  • Identifies and implements best practices with functional areas of the supply chain organization.
  • Conducts external benchmarking within industry and outside industry on latest best practices and innovation with supply chain management.
  • Maintains senior stakeholder relationships with leadership team to ensure support of supply chain initiatives and objectives.
  • Identifies and drives key cost reduction and efficiency initiatives for company.
  • Ensures core systems and the right infrastructure are in place to support supply chain objectives and internal custom goals.
  • Identifies, evaluates, and capitalizes on opportunities to reduce purchasing costs by improving the organization's buying patterns and supply channels.
  • Evaluates, negotiates, and manages the cost complex or strategically important supplier and vendor relationships to secure terms that are in the organization's best interest. -
  • Ensures compliance with policies, procedures and regulatory mandates including but not limited to abiding to the terms of the Amedisys Compliance Program.
  • Monitors and evaluates employee performance. Holds employees accountable for the attainment of defined goals and objectives. Executes effective performance redirection when needed. Develops employees through coaching, mentoring, and formal/on the job training and development opportunities. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of concepts and services provided by supply chain area.
    • Strong leadership, communication, negotiation, and presentation skills.
    • Proficient user of computer applications including all Microsoft Programs such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
    • Ability to effectively lead teams and manage change within the organization.
    • Demonstrated project management, problem solving and organization skills.
    • Self-confident with good interpersonal skills. Qualifications: Required:
      • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or related field.
      • Certification in Supply Chain Management.
      • Eight (8+) years of supply chain experience.
      • Five (5+) years of management/supervisory experience. Preferred:
        • Master's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or related field. Working Conditions:
          • Limited degree of travel Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic. Benefits and More Amedisys cares for our team members with the same commitment we have to our patients. This is reflected in the benefits we provide and the opportunities we make available to our team. Benefits for eligible employees include:
            • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
            • Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, and Flexible Spending Account options
            • Life, Disability, and Other Voluntary Benefits
            • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Matching Contributions

Keywords: AmediSys, inc, Baton Rouge , Senior Director, Strategic Sourcing, Professions , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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