Tracking Code: 203702

Supervisor-Supply Chain Logistics and Distribution

Location: WellSpan Health, York, PA
Schedule: Full Time

Full time (80 hours biweekly)

Monday - Friday 6am - 230pm

General Summary

Oversees activities relating to the ordering, tracking, receiving, storing, inventory control, and distribution of various items. Items include supplies, linen, mail, print, and equipment in accordance with established priorities and schedules. Supervises warehouse/storeroom personnel.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for ordering of supplies.
  • Ensures orders created by Logistics & Distribution Technicians are tracked, expedited, and statused to ensure the right item, in the right quantity, and the right condition, is received at the right place and at the right time.
  • Responsible for item distribution to end users. Ensures that all items are processed and distributed in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Coordinates distribution efforts to effectively introduce new products.
  • Arranges adequate space requirements for storage of items and modifies distribution techniques and practices as required.
  • Works with procurement staff and department heads to coordinate requisitioning, ordering, distribution of items.
  • Controls ordering and requisitioning process to ensure inventory levels of supplies are in keeping with usage.

Common Expectations:

  • Works directly with Logistics & Distribution Manager, Department Supervisor(s) and Staff to ensure customer service excellence in a patient-centered model.
  • Assists in selecting staff, trains/orients personnel, evaluates performance, prepares work schedules, and maintains timekeeping records.
  • At discretion of Logistics & Distribution Manager, may initiate corrective actions and monitor completion and progress.
  • Responsible for workload management, ensuring that all staff are used to do all work and that a balanced approach is achieved.
  • Oversees the work of personnel by training, allocating and monitoring work. Performs work of a similar nature, as needed.
  • Analyzes work flow and recommends/implements appropriate improvements utilizing performance improvement or Lean concepts. Seeks process speed/timeliness, accuracy, and consistency thereof.
  • Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, current literature,
  • in-service meetings, and workshops.
  • Maintains knowledge of all computer systems and equipment used in department. Ensures that staff are competent at using systems and equipment.
  • Assists in developing budgets.
  • Provides outstanding service to all customers, fosters teamwork, and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.
  • Compares computer balances with periodic sampling checks of physical inventory and makes adjustments in inventory balances. Researches and reconciles discrepancies.

Required for All Jobs:

  • Performs other related duties as identified.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a compliance program to support WellSpan's values and standards for professionalism, integrity, and ethics. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization and the performance expectations of the job, the department, and the compliance program.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a privacy program to safeguard the patient information and the business and operational information of the organization. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization to safeguard patient and business/operational information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Physical Demands:

  • Standing - Occasionally
  • Walking - Occasionally
  • Sitting - Frequently
  • Reaching - Rarely
  • Talking - Frequently
  • Hearing - Frequently
  • Repetitive Motions - Occasionally
  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Occasionally

Working Environment:

  • Occupational Hazards - Occasionally


Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required
  • Associates Degree Preferred

Work Experience:

  • 2 years Experience in business, logistics, or distribution. Required and
  • Supervisory experience. Required


  • Certified Materials and Resource Professional Upon Hire Preferred

Courses and Training:

  • Professional certification in Materials Management. Upon Hire Preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with requisitioning, ordering, distribution, inventory procedures and Lean Six Sigma or other process improvement methodologies.

You’re unique and you belong here.

At WellSpan Health, we are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equitably, regardless of their job classification. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please reach out to us via email at We will evaluate requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Please note that we will only respond to inquiries related to reasonable accommodation from this email address. Rest assured, all requests for assistance or accommodation are handled confidentially, allowing applicants to share their needs openly and honestly with us.

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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • 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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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at WellSpan

WellSpan Health recognizes and honors the diversity of our team members, patients and neighbors, and we embrace all the human characteristics that make us similar and unique. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued by creating a safe and inclusive environment to which we all feel a sense of belonging. We are equally committed to ensuring all team members have the opportunity to excel and are positioned for success through equitable policies, practices and resources.

WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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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.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

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

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