Senior Director - Supply Chain Logistics & Distribution

York, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 67152

General Summary:

Under general supervision of the VP – Chief Supply Chain Officer, oversees the Supply Chain functions of receiving, distribution, inventory management, linen, and printing services across the System.  Serves as liaison with Supply Chain Sourcing & Contracting, Supply Chain Support & Innovation, Supply Chain Logistics & Distribution, and Financial Services. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

The following are essential job accountabilities:

   1  Oversees Warehousing, Receiving, and Storeroom operations, ensuring timely and accurate receipt, distribution and storage of materials across the System.

   2  In conjunction with the Regional Directors, oversees appropriate management and staffing structure for each region/site.

   3  Oversees WellSpan’s corporate mail service daily operations, including staffing, incoming/outgoing mail services, local PO boxes, and corporate equipment leases

   4  Oversees WellSpan’s third party courier daily operations, including budgeting, reporting, invoice approval, conflict resolution and contract compliance; participates in RFP and contract negotiations

   5  Oversees WellSpan Supply Chain Logistics & Distribution software, including Inventory Management (IMS), Bone & Tissue, and Device Tracking; inclusive of selection, negotiations, and implementations, as well as system compliance to programs/standard work post-implementation.

   6  In conjunction with the Sr. Director – Supply Chain Logistics & Distribution, provides oversight of the Group Purchasing Organization(s) contract(s), including compliance (system and category) and identifying contracting opportunities.

   7  In conjunction with the Sr. Director - Supply Chain Sourcing & Contracting, oversees WellSpan’s distribution contract(s), including daily operations (KPI’s, DSO, Past Due, etc.), contract compliance, and conflict resolution.

   8  In conjunction with the Sr. Director - Supply Chain Sourcing & Contracting, is responsible for Supply Chain activities related to emergency management and disaster response for all sites.

   9  Coordinates daily activities and projects for the Logistics & Distribution Business System Analyst(s).

  1. Participates in the system-wide Value Analysis Team (VAT) process, including New Product Requests and Trials.

11 When applicable, participates in negotiations with suppliers for acquisition of goods and services.

  12  Participate in Value Analysis processes to ensure all incoming supplies, instruments and equipment are properly approved for usage.  Acts as entity liaison between VA and Service Line during onsite trials and large scale supply and equipment conversions. 

  13  Works closely with the WellSpan Supply Chain Informatics Team to recommend, test, and implement ERP            improvements.

  1. Works closely with the WellSpan Supply Chain Informatics Team to resolve issues within the ERP system.
  2. Promotes WellSpan Values, including Respect for All, Working as One, Assume Positive Intent, Do the Right Thing, and Find a Better Way.






Bachelors Degree

Master's Degree preferred

5 - 10 years with 2 - 3 years in progressively more responsible Supply Chain and/or Procurement positions in healthcare, service or

production-based industries

Certification in Production and Inventory Management (NAPM or APICS); or Certified Resource & Materials Professional (AHA/AHRMM)



Ed Pritchard
Ed Pritchard
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

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Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

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Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

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York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)