Supervisor Supply Chain Operations and Logistics

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 2 months ago(6/16/2020 11:53 AM)
Requisition ID
Operations/Support Services
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


The Supervisor – Supply Chain Operations and Logistics has direct oversite over the in-patient staff. Operationally leads a team/shift. Ensures team is onsite on-time & executes all responsible tasks. Delegates all duties to staff and hold the team accountable for their performance. Ensures all inventory activities (receipts, issues and other transactions) are processed in a timely manner. Provides operational support to leadership in the form of tactical activities initiatives. Responsible for resources all holidays, vacation & call offs either with staff or taking the shift directly.


1. Support the objectives of the Supply Chain Vision communicated by the Manager of Supply Chain Operations

2. Coordinates the team’s schedules/responsibilities and daily activities to ensure delivery of medical supplies and equipment to all in-patient rooms.

3. Responsible for the day to day management of all people resources; ensures all areas are properly staffed.

4. Responsible for all training & coaching needed to develop supply chain staff

5. Participates in routine collaboration meetings between Supply Chain Manager & Nursing leadership to ensure goals are set and managed

6. Addresses all personnel problems and collaborates with Manager of Supply Chain operations on all disciplinary actions.

7. Investigates and addresses errors related to ordering & put away; addresses all assortment requests on the in-patient areas

8. Reports all damaged and unsafe supplies & equipment to leadership. Participates in the immediate collection of any recalled items. Arranges for necessary repairs and replacement. Maintains records required to document such activities.

9. Coordinates, monitors quality of all distribution activities including sorting and distribution supplies, equipment and other materials via the internal and intra-facility distribution process.


1. High school diploma or equivalent required. Some college coursework preferred

2. Minimum of 3 years of related experience. Prior supervisory experience, preferred

3. Demonstrated proficiency in the area of responsibility, excellent communication skills and demonstrated ability to lead teams.

4. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

5. Ability to serve as a coach, provide consistent follow-through, resolve problems, make good judgement

6. Understands and integrates into the delivery of patient care the needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent and adult patients in regard to their growth and development process.


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