Manager, Central Distribution/ Supply Chain - Legacy Tower (M-F; 8a - 5p)

Position: Manager, Central Distribution/ Supply Chain - Legacy Tower (M-F; 8a - 5p)

Job ID: 144515

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a Supply Chain Manager – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll manage Supply Chain operations, and to provide support to the Supply Chain Management Assistant Director, with accountability for Supply Chain operations in assigned areas, and for assigned personnel.  Lastly, you will ensure administrative controls are in place to provide appropriate stewardship over assets, supplies, and purchased goods.

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Responsibilities :

  • Oversees the management of Supply Chain Inventory Management operations for supplies and moveable equipment
  • Leads and supervises personnel in a professional manner to ensure that supplies and/or equipment are distributed and may also ensure that all inventories are balanced and managed in a cost-efficient manner
  • Utilizes and/or oversees the operation of Supply Chain automation systems, including Omnicell and Optiflex system administration and supply point-of-use automation, and other Supply Chain automation systems such as RFID tracking
  • May act also act as system administrator for Supply Chain Inventory Management systems and equipment
  • Develops and implements policies, procedures, and processes to sustain and to improve Inventory Management services quality, productivity, and efficiency
  • Attends and represents the department at management meetings within the Hospital and at professional meetings outside the Hospital
  • Participates in cross- functional meetings and process improvement projects, as well as systems upgrades



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Purchasing, Materials Management, Finance, Logistics, or other healthcare, engineering, logistics, or other healthcare/engineering/technical field of study is Required
  • Three (5) years of experience in logistics and distribution with a minimum of three (2) years of supervisory/management experience is preferred    
  • Ability to operate a personal computer, collect and analyze raw data to draw conclusions and make recommendations to maintain and improve operations
  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and PeopleSoft software

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