Owens & Minor Hospital Inventory Management Coordinator in Detroit, Michigan
Under general supervision, engages in receiving, shipping, unpacking, picking, staging, storage, verification, and monitoring of stock and non-stock items for hospital member institutions.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Examines incoming shipments to verify receipt of the correct types and quantity of materials and supplies.
- Unpacks and inspects items for damage/shortage.
- Interacts with data control system to identify classification of items (stock/non-stock). Accurately processes items according to standard operating procedures.
- Stores items at designated locations accurately.
- Performs par level counts as assigned and inputs levels to produce pick letters.
- Interacts with customers to review par levels, as well as receiving and delivery information.
- Maintains records of material and supplies and related materials management activities, as required.
- Picks and stages items for shipment to vendors.
SUPPLEMENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Performs additional duties as directed.
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:
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.
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.
Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees
Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
Extending hands(s) and arm(s) in any direction
Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hands. Fingers are involved only to the extent that they are in extension of the hand.
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.
- 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 one year (up to and including) three years.
C. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the principles of receiving, storing, picking, staging, and shipping materials. Ability to operate material handling equipment. Ability to communicate effectively with staff to resolve problems relating to warehouse/distribution functions. Knowledge of the methods and procedures of taking inventory. 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.