Director of Supply Chain Management

Phelps Health | Rolla, Missouri 65401

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: March 15, 2023
Opportunity Code: 32419


Join Phelps Health, a community-focused organization, as their new Director of Materials Management in beautiful Rolla, Missouri!  

The Position

  • The Director of Supply Chain Management will be responsible for directing and coordinating of purchasing, central supply, receiving, and storage initiatives for Phelps Health.  
  • The Director of Supply Chain Management will strive to provide and maintain a clean, neat, and safe environment and will assess multiple departments while implementing improvement plans based on performance, cleanliness, and safety to ensure that all appropriate quality improvement/control programs are followed. 
  • This leader will prepare and present monthly reports, including cost variance/analyses reports, and will develop both capital and operational budgets while initiating cost reduction strategies to achieve implemented financial goals. 
  • The Director will coordinate new employee orientation throughout the department while ensuring competency through skill validation, interviews, and selection processes. 
  • This leader will closely monitor quality outcomes and will implement necessary strategic plans to ensure that accreditation standards are consistently met and are aligned with local, state, and federal compliance regulations. 
  • The Director will ensure a positive, collaborative, and efficient work environment and will be willing to provide training, education, and mentorship to staff members throughout the department to maximize work performance and employee engagement. 
  • Candidates will ideally bring excellent communication skills in addition to strong emotional intelligence to ensure that they will be able to create trusting, positive, and collaborative relationships with staff, physicians, and executive leadership. 


  • Bachelor’s degree is required.  
  • Minimum of 5+ years of purchasing experience in addition to 2+ years of managerial experience is required.  

The Organization

  • Phelps Health employs a staff of over 1,900 and serves over 200,000 residents within south-central Missouri. In addition to the main Rolla campus, the Phelps Health Medical Group has clinics in Salem, St. James, Vienna, and Waynesville, Missouri.
  • Established in 1951, Phelps Health prioritizes compassion, accountability, respect, excellence, and service while providing accessible and affordable healthcare throughout their community. Phelps Health is passionate about innovating and optimizing the quality of healthcare, and strives to deliver individualized care plans and services for all patients. 
  • Priding itself on community service and investment, Phelps Health offers programs and activities to the community that promotes educational resources to the public. These areas of community benefit include charity and/or uncompensated care, community outreach services, health professional education, and community group donations.
  • Phelps Health was most recently names as a 2022 Health Quality Innovator of the Year as a result of an initiative to reduce central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI). In addition, Phelps Health was also awarded a three-year team of accreditation by the American College of Radiation in 2022. 

The Community 

  • Nestled in the south-central Ozarks Highland region, the city of Rolla is less than 100 miles from St. Louis, Jefferson City, Columbia, and Springfield, Missouri.
  • Known as one of the "101 Best Outdoor" towns, Rolla is home to expansive multi-acre parks, state-of-the-art recreation facilities, over 11 miles of pedestrian/bike trails, and outstanding hiking and trout fishing.
  • The outdoor enthusiast will enjoy some of the best canoeing, camping, and kayaking in the state.
  • A community that values and promotes the arts, Rolla is host to many concerts, lectures, and exhibitions held annually.
  • The city is home to Missouri University of Science and Technology, the state’s premier technological research university.




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