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Distribution Operations Coordinator

Job Description

Additional Job Information

  • 6:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. -
  • Weekends required -
  • 4 Days per Week -

  • Job ID: 1219864
    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.

    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.


    Role Purpose

    The Distribution Operations Coordinator assists management in the daily operation and services provided by the supply distribution operation. This position helps to identify staffing constraints and assists in coordinating workloads & assignments. This position also serves as a functional expert on inventory management and resource management systems (e.g., Wavemark, Atpar, FLICS, PeopleSoft, etc.) towards managing all par locations across the enterprise. Additionally, the Distribution Operations Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that standard work practices are communicated and followed across the system.


  • Performs service audits and participates with customer service recovery; provides general oversight of the departmental operations and serves as the charge person in the absence of the supervisor.
  • Represents the department on various supply distribution efforts & initiatives; attends meetings and works with various clinicians and customers across the system; provides communications to clinical department leads, supervisor and management.
  • Maintains subject matter expertise on current and new technologies for managing inventory levels within the hospital; shares best practices with peers across the system.
  • Supports and determines daily un-fill rates for supply availability; works closely with purchasing, sourcing, utilization management, and vendors to ensure primary or alternative supplies are available to support clinicians and patients.
  • Coordinates the design, layout and implementation of all new par locations including set up, item maintenance and reporting for hospital renovations, new facilities, and changes in operations.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • High School Diploma or GED


  • 2-5 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information


    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