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Director of Supply Chain Operations - Missouri, United States,

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Employment Status: Full-Time
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Employer 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.

Employer 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 BJCs 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

Lead and direct the regional supply chain operations for the Employer system. This position will be responsible for the strategy to execute supply chain excellence and the day-to-day operations for our acute and non-acute field based organization through influence and interface with the BJC supply chain organization, HSO & shared service leadership teams and system executives.


  • 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.
  • Directs and leads the day-to-day operations for the field based supply chain operations, distribution and logistics organization to include responsibility for the integration and collaboration with other hospital departments, programs and services.
  • Serves as the key BJC operations liaison to vendors for day-to-day order fulfillment and delivery performance, as well as providing support and guidance for various supply chain projects.
  • Provides leadership and direction for a variety of supply chain initiatives with an emphasis on the Supply Chain Goal Deployment Process (GDP), leading cross-functional teams in support of strategic initiatives, and ensuring business goals are achieved for the entire region.
  • Creates and implements Lean Initiatives to improve quality and eliminate non-value added activity, recommends process improvements based on report data/root-cause analysis and shares best practices across region.
  • Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Business/related


  • 5-10 years
  • Supervisor Experience

  • 5-10 years
  • Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information


  • Master's Degree
  • - Supply Chain

    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