Distribution Technician Senior - Inventory Management
Job CategoryEntry level
Shift1 - Day Shift
Maintains a periodic inventory of supplies for Procedural Inventory Areas. Performs advanced inventory management tasks including managing dated products to minimize cost to the department, communicates with Procedural Inventory Areas daily and adjusts ordering patterns to meet the needs of the area, and manages a constantly changing group of products caused by new technology, product back orders, and changes in clinical practice.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :
Communicates daily with Procedural Inventory Area personnel on all supply related issues regarding availability of supplies to include back orders and acquire alternate items as directed, reports long lead time items and potential expiration of dated supplies.
Recommends inventory levels that include considerations such as product usage, space allocation, lead time, reorder frequency and financial stewardship.
Provides information and makes recommendation to designated Procedural Inventory Area staff regarding slow moving and non moving items.
Partners with Supply Chain and Procedural Area leaders to identify and review consignment opportunities. Communicates consignment issues and concerns to the Customer Resource Specialist (CRS).
Serves as liaison for quarterly consignment audits. Assists vendors to ensure products to be exchanged are properly marked, staged and returned. Follows up with purchasing when expired consignment replacements are not replaced timely.
Views Past Due/Stock Out Reports and follows up on undelivered items.
Performs supply inventories of user storage areas and replenishes inventory to par levels.
Delivers and stocks inventory items in Procedural Inventory Area suites and storage areas.
Maintains inventory systems; rotates stock; removes outdated or other unused supplies for proper disposition.
Validates all receipts with Purchase Order information and report discrepancies to receiving.
Performs daily cycle counts to ensure inventory accuracy and coordinates annual physical inventory counts.