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Supply Chain Operations Manager ll - Christian Hospital

Job Description

Job ID: 1207397
Employment Status: Full-Time
More Information:

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.


Role Purpose

The Supply Chain Operations Manager II provides leadership for multiple business units and/or 1-2 hospitals with $20+ million in annual supply spend. This position oversees all supply chain functions to include, but not limited to, inventory management, receiving, distribution, par management, laundry linen services, performance improvement, and procurement. This position is responsible for developing and implementing KPIs, service level metrics, and processes to support hospital operations. The Supply Chain Operations Manager II is also responsible for driving continuous improvement activities and ensuring that end to end supply chain functions meet and/or exceed the needs of the customer.


  • 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.
  • Adjusts organizational structure to support current and future business unit requirements; recruits and develops talent to support transformation projects and initiatives; builds and maintains a highly inclusive and engaged culture with a focus on optimal organizational health.
  • Collaborates with clinicians, distributors, suppliers, and various management level staff to ensure the optimization of inventory levels and that service levels are maintained; identifies operational and supply cost opportunities; implements saving & cost avoidance measures.
  • Utilizes and deploys business intelligence from multiple inventory management and enterprise resource planning systems (People Soft, Syft, Wavemark, Tableau, etc.) to make actionable decisions to add value and efficiencies for BJC supply chain operations.
  • Provides operational leadership and guidance to integrated, system level transformational projects for multiple business units or hospitals; ensures scalability and sustainability across service lines (Perioperative Services, Med Surge, Cardiac Cath Labs, Interventional Radiology, Laundry and Linen, etc.)
  • Develops and implements plans and activities to drive workforce efficiencies that align to hospital goals and objectives; identifies potential financial and operational risks, and implements mitigation plans for more multiple business unites or sites.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree


  • 5-10 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information


    Licenses & Certifications

  • Council of Supply Chain Mgt

  • 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, 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