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Supply Distribution Supervisor

Job Description

Job ID: 1212643
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 Distribution Supervisor is responsible for the daily oversight of the supply distribution operation, to include planning, organizing, staffing, budgeting and directing personnel and activities. This position is responsible for day-to-day management of inventory management and resource planning systems (e.g., Wavemark, Atpar, FLICS, PeopleSoft, etc.) to ensure that products are being utilized properly and are readily available for clinicians and patients. This position also ensures that practices and logistical services are aligned to support the overall needs of physicians, management and the system.


  • 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.
  • May participate in the development of departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets and having direct responsibility for adhering to those goals. This includes responding to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
  • Supervises receiving, linen, warehouse and distribution functions and facilitates acquisition of supplies, services and equipment as needed to support clinicians and patient census/demand.
  • Functions as the supply chain representative for local entity support; serves on committees, attends leadership meetings and provides supply chain-based recommendations, communication and information as requested by their customers and hospital leadership.
  • Participates in discussions with hospital leadership on lean daily management; provides updates on team performance and their overall execution against service level agreements, hospital & system level KPIs and goals.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree


  • 2-5 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • < 2 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, 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