Mercy Medical Center Clinton Director, Operational Integration in Livonia, Michigan


IN302_85046 Supply Chain Mgmt Leadership

Expected Weekly Hours:



Position Purpose:

  1. Knows, understands, incorporates and demonstrates the mission, vision and values of Trinity Health in leadership behaviors, practices and decisions.

  2. Plans and directs supply chain related activities across the UEM to achieve agreed upon targets and performance standards. Provides leadership to supply chain initiatives and their activation/implementation across the UEM (i.e. Par optimization, Economic Unit of Measure programs and Self Distribution readiness, onboarding and integration activities)

  3. Leads and influences change with direct reports, indirect reports, Regional CEO's, RHM Executives and facility constituents. Leads teams and large, complex projects in a rapid manner by building consensus and gaining support. Benchmarks across ministries, develops standard operating procedures, measures and monitors results using process improvement skills (LEAN, SIX SIGMA, FOCUS-PDCA etc…) to improve operational performance across the system and each RHM. Drives change through collected data and metrics that positively affect the efficiencies of the operation and/or the bottom line.

  4. Serves as an internal consultant for supply chain assessments and improvement opportunities with individual ministries and or regions. Breaks down problems, performs root-cause analysis and improves processes using proven techniques (i.e., LEAN, 6-Sigma, FOCUS-PDCA).

  5. Coordination of Supply Chain Information Systems (SCIS) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementation readiness and activation with System Office supply chain, the project management office, ITS and the RHM.

  6. Maintains alignment of UEM supply chain operations with the Unified Accounts Payable Organization, Shared Procurement Services, and System Office Supply Chain units.

  7. Provide coordination that maintains alignment within the System Office supply chain management division for SCIS readiness activity, with UAPO, Shared Procurement Services, Informatics, Strategic Sourcing and Value Analysis.

  8. Provides direct oversight for non-clinical standardization initiatives across the organization. Promoting product consolidation and contract optimization.

  9. Accesses current supply chain operations across the system, developing data driven standard operating procedures.

  10. Identifies, develops and implements and publishes supply chain operational metrics for the organization.

  11. Coaches RHM supply chain leaders in operational improvements.

  12. Provides guidance and direction for regional supply-chain activities (where a Regional or System Director is not in place); such as Value Analysis, Regional Sourcing activities, make versus buy analysis, inventory management activities and integration opportunities where applicable.

  13. Serve as the Supply Chain Director for the System Office and supports regional activities where a Regional SCM Director does not reside.

  14. Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws/regulations; the Trinity Health Integrity and Compliance Program and Code of Conduct; as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior.

Job Description Details:


Possess a comprehensive knowledge of industry associated supply chain management, accounts payable and financial analysis business acumen as normally obtained through a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance or related field or an equivalent combination of education and a minimum of eight (8) years related experience. MBA preferred.

Formal LEAD, 6 Sigma, Certified Project Management and Change Management experience preferred.

Must possess ability to think strategically, follow strategic direction, bring forth any potential issues and formulate viable solutions. Must possess excellent organizational and planning skills. Demonstrated ability to align resources toward achievement of organizational results. Must be able to develop partnerships which deliver savings, value and efficiencies. Must possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to positively influence senior leaders and work teams through change management methodologies. Must be able to relate effectively at all levels of the organization. Must possess ability to be a self-starter and independent worker, able to juggle priorities and manage own work. Must be able to operate effectively in a collaborative, shared leadership environment. Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity, and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals, and values of Trinity Health.


Must be able to adapt to frequently changing work priorities, and be able to prioritize and balance the requirements of working with the System Office and Regional Health Ministries (RHMs).

Must be able to travel to the various Trinity Health sites as needed (up to 50% of time).

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health offers rewarding careers in a community environment with all the advantages of working at one of the nation's largest health systems. We provide high-quality, people-centered care in 22 states through our network of hospitals, facilities, community-based services, and continuing care locations - including home care, hospice, Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), and senior living facilities. If you are looking for a rewarding clinical or administrative position, you'll find exceptional career possibilities, opportunities for advancement and a job with meaning at Trinity Health.

Trinity Health employs more than 131,000 colleagues across 22 states. We honor and embrace a diverse representation of people, ideas and backgrounds. Our dedication to diversity is evident in our commitment to training, education, recruitment, retention and development, as well as community partnerships and supplier diversity.

Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences and health practices of the communities we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive outcomes. We recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world, and that our differences not only serve to unite us, but also lead to innovative solutions.