Sanford Health Vice President, Supply Chain - Sioux Falls in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Vice President, Supply Chain | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : SUPPLY CHAIN

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


The VP of supply chain is responsible for creating savings within the entire enterprise supply chain and aggressively pursuing cost-saving opportunities with internal stakeholders, supplier channel partners — primarily manufacturers, distributors and group purchasing organizations (GPOs). Negotiation skills are key, as each of these channel participants is seeking to increase total value as well as market share for its products and services. Key architect of organizational supply chain vision and strategy, this role drives efficiency and cost effectiveness for over $1.2 billion in non-labor spend management. Requires executive leadership to integrate excellent team building skills, process discipline, and technology to deliver superior execution across large scale, complex operations. Leads team to maintain disciplined focus on transformation of logistical operations and to eliminate non value-added variation in supplies and services. Areas of focus include contracting, clinical engagement, value analysis, information data management, procure to pay, inventory, warehousing, inventory, distribution, and transportation services. This role creates a sustainable competitive advantage by developing organizational capabilities to deliver an world-class supply chain. Develops regular contact schedule and communication channels to cultivate relationships across the enterprise, including physician leadership, market executive teams, clinical leadership, service line leaders, supply chain leadership, Group Purchasing Organizations, industry, and trading partners.


  • Optimize non-labor expense management of >$1.2B directly impacting Sanford financial goals

  • Grow, recruit, and maintain top talent

  • Aggressively engage stakeholders and effectively communicate frequently

  • Build and execute organizational supply chain strategy


Masters of Business Administration or Masters of Science in Supply Chain, Business, Healthcare Administration, or related field required. A minimum of 10 years of progressive leadership experience driving best practice with a large enterprise Supply Chain.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Executive

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req17693