Job Description

Job ID: 1194834
Employment Status: Full-Time
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BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and mid-Missouri regions. BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.

BJC HealthCare is committed to developing a world class supply chain management organization. Effective management of our supply chain is critical to our long-term success. Supplies account for 22.6% of BJC¿s total expenses. By developing integrated processes to manage product selection and utilization, contracting, purchasing, logistics, distribution, and payment we can ensure our patients have the supplies they need while minimizing the overall cost to our organization. By following the purchasing policies, using the products under contract, and preventing waste, you help make sure we spend our supply dollars wisely.

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Role Purpose

Responsible for the general management of supply chain logistics functions not limited to; inventory management, receiving, distribution, par management, and linen operations for multiple hospitals and outpatient facilities. Responsible for planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling all group personnel and activities at specific entities within the framework and programs established by the System. Serves as strategic member of hospital leadership teams and is responsible for logistics operations during real world contingencies and exercises with city, county, state, and government agencies. Also responsible for the continuous tactical enhancement and integration of processes which yield optimum service responsiveness to System entities and departments, while minimizing costs associated with the receiving and distribution functions.


  • Coordinates with user departments the most effective quantity, frequency of delivery, and storage of supplies on a scheduled basis.
  • Coordinates with hospital executive teams and department leaders to effectively manage supply spend and operational effectiveness at hospitals within their control.
  • Organizes and manages the assigned supply distribution areas and all their related functions and systems within a Hospital Service Organization including one of more geographically separated entities
  • Responsible for the operational effectiveness of multiple supply inventory management systems ensuring accurate and timely inventory valuation for finance and executive leadership
  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree


  • 5-10 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 5-10 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer