Distribution Technician - Inventory Management
Perform daily operations of the TMC Central Receiving, Warehouse, and Distribution. Manage replenishment levels with customer input ensuring customer’s supply needs are being met. Stocks warehouse and Pyxis Supply stations with supplies, receives requests via telephone or printer for supplies, delivers to patient floors, OR, procedure areas, lab or ED areas, as needed.
Performs supply inventories of user storage areas and replenishes inventory to par levels.
Coordinates/performs the physical receipt of incoming supplies, materials, equipment for all deliveries including purchase orders and non-purchase orders.
Coordinates the return of goods/shipments to vendors by commercial conveyance by preparing bill of lading, FedEx Shipping system or other documents as required. Reviews the purchasing Materials Management Information System (MMIS) to ensure all receiving related errors are corrected in a timely manner.
Maintains inventory systems; rotates stock; removes outdated or other unused supplies for proper disposition.
Moves material within a storage location to and from loading areas using motorized carts or other handling equipment.
Delivers materials, supplies, and equipment to requesting departments in a timely manner. Obtains signature from customer upon delivery. Coordinates the distribution of supplies to off-site locations. Ensuring requests are entered into the system and issued correctly.
Accurately stocks warehouse shelves and maintains an adequate amount of supplies to meet needs of departments.
Organizes and maintains records pertinent to user’s stock levels, supply quantities issued, and other data; recommends modifications to par levels.
Cooperates and coordinates with other departments to ensure smooth flow of materials using proactive, positive approaches on a consistent basis.
Exhibits excellence in customer service through appropriate attitude and interaction with all patients, visitors and staff.
Adheres to and supports team members in exhibiting TMCH values of integrity, community, compassion, and dedication.
Adheres to TMCH organizational and department-specific safety and confidentiality policies and standards.
Performs related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED); or an equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
EXPERIENCE: One (1) year of warehouse stocking experience, preferably in an acute care setting.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: None required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of warehousing and inventory control best practices.
Knowledge of storage and stock rotation of all supplies stored in the department.
Skill in preparing orders and delivering supplies and equipment to units or OR.
Skill in organizing supplies for quick viewing and access.
Skill in organizing work for efficiency while pulling and delivering supplies and collecting returns.
Skill in basic computer applications and keyboarding.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to respond to needs in a fast paced environment.
Ability to listen and accurately interpret others’ communication or instructions to take appropriate action; ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers; ability to read a clock and accurately document time.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations