Lead Supply Chain Analyst – Full-time – Dept. Only

February 6, 2024

Job Description

  • Anywhere

*Only applicants that currently work for Avera Health in Purchasing are eligible to apply.

Join the team at Avera!

Award Winning Health Care: Avera has been named among the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems, Forbes list of America’s Best-in-State Employers and Level 10 Most Wired Health Care Organization by CHIME.

Culture: Be part of a multidisciplinary team built on teamwork, with compassion and the goal of Moving Health Forward for you and our patients. Work where you matter.

You Belong at Avera: Competitive pay, front-loaded PTO and options for free health insurance, sign-on bonuses, various shifts to fit your lifestyle and opportunities for career growth.

Join Avera as a Lead Supply Chain Analyst and join a mission driven organization with a great company culture, and team environment.

Position Highlights:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) available on Day 1!
  • Options for Free Health Insurance!
  • Positive Work Environment: Be part of an organization where we practice the mission in our daily operations.
  • Career Growth opportunities with the largest employer in South Dakota.

Job Summary

  • The Supply Chain Analyst – Lead is responsible for leading the internal team of Supply Chain Analysts to manage Avera’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software and other relevant systems for all areas of Supply Chain.
  • The Supply Chain Analyst – Lead will help develop and maintain all ERP functionality, workflow, and design as well as develop policies, procedures, and training material for this area.
  • The same applies to other software systems and tools that may integrate with or be used in conjunction with the ERP software for Supply Chain purposes. This includes but is not limited to Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) functionality, Inventory Software, and Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) tools.
  • The Supply Chain Analyst – Lead will coordinate the extraction, interpretation, and reporting of data for the purpose of Supply Chain to maximize operational efficiencies.
  • This position will work alongside Category Sourcing teams, Supply Chain Management, Buyers and Requisitioners, and Supply Chain Operations to assist in the procurement and management of materials, equipment, and services following the Avera Health Supply Chain policies and practices.
  • The Supply Chain Analyst – Lead may provide analytical support in Supply Chain Initiatives from inception to completion. This position will work closely with department end-users, Accounts Payable, Vendors, and various Supply Chain Staff.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year college or University or 5 years analytical related experience required.
  • Supply Chain experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of Medical/Surgical supplies and equipment and contract knowledge preferred.
  • Knowledge of GPO systems and contracting practices/strategies preferred.

Work Schedule

  • Monday-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm; 80hrs/2wks


The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

  • $26.25 – $39.50 per hour

What Makes Avera Special?