Owens & Minor Hospital Inventory Management Group Leader in Stanford, California

Assigns and reviews the work of personnel in the hospital materials distribution center. During the absence of Inventory Control Manager, the group leader performs supervisory duties or responsibilities up to, but not including, taking disciplinary action. Engages in receiving, shipping, unpacking, picking, staging, storage, verification, and monitoring of stock and stock items for hospital member institutions. Maintains a high standard of accuracy and interacts frequently with the hospital data control system.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Assigns work to hospital personnel engaged in material distribution and ensures that assignments are completed.
  2. Examines incoming shipments to verify receipt of the correct type and quantity of materials and supplies.
  3. Unpacks and inspects items for damage/shortage.
  4. Interacts with inventory control system to identify classification of items (stock/non-stock). Accurately processes items according to standard operating procedures.
  5. Correctly stores items at designated locations.
  6. Packs and stages items, with a high degree of accuracy, for distribution to various hospital member institutions.
  7. Takes periodic physical inventory of stock items.
  8. Maintains records of materials and supplies.
  9. Packs and stages items for shipments to vendors.
  10. Audits ongoing orders to affiliates.
  11. Prepares truck manifest, seals, and dispatches trucks.
  12. Maintains time and productivity records.

SUPPLEMENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Performs additional duties as directed.

STRENGTH REQUIREMENT:

Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

TYPE OF PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Acuity, near

Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less

Field of Vision

Observing and area that can be seen up and in a given point. This factor is important when job performance requires seeing a large area while keeping the eyes fixed.

Stooping

Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.

Kneeling

Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees

Crouching

Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.

Reaching

Extending hands(s) and arm(s) in any direction

Handling

Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hands. Fingers are involved only to the extent that they are in extension of the hand.

Talking

Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken work. Talking is important for those activities in which workers must impart oral information to clients or to the publics, and in those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. EDUCATION & FORMAL TRAINING:

Basic knowledge of arithmetic, english, and grammar. Accuracy in checking, posting and counting. Simple use of automated office equipment. Adaptable to clerical routines. Equal to a high school diploma.

B. WORK EXPERIENCE:

Over three months (up to and including) one year.

C. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Knowledge of principles for receiving, storage, picking, staging, and shipping materials.Ability to operate materials handling equipment.Ability to communicate effectively with staff to resolve problems relating to warehouse distribution functions.Knowledge of the methods and procedures for inventory tracking and control.Ability to update and maintain inventory records on data control system.

EQUIPMENT, TOOLS AND WORK AIDS:

Operates material handling equipment, including forklifts, electric pallet movers, etc.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS:

May be exposed to dust, heat, and humidity to the degree of being disagreeable.

Category: Hospital