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Ascension Health Material Handler - Receiving / Materials Management in Grand Blanc, Michigan

We Are Hiring

Material Hndlr II-Receiving - Materials Management 001 - Part-Time,Day - Ascension Genesys Hospital - Grand Blanc,MI

SCHEDULE: This position works primarily 1st shift with some 2nd shifts. 1st Shift start times are 5:00am or 6:30 am including weekends 2nd shift start times are 11:30am and 1:00pm including weekends.


Why Join Ascension?

In Michigan, Ascension operates 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 20,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Genesys Hospital, you will have the opportunity to receive goods as ordered and delivered and process packing slips into departmental computer systems.


  • Verifies receipt of items against packing slip. Checks in items against purchase orders.

  • Enters inventory received into database for tracking.

  • Processes returned items for shipping and schedules pick up.

  • Investigates and troubleshoots any received goods for issues/problems.

  • Monitors, orders, stocks and transports supplies and/or equipment for the organization. Ensures timely delivery of stock/inventory as needed. Processes transfers from point of service sites for inventory and non-inventory supplies and quipment.

  • Performs PYSIX inventories, stocking, reordering. Uses par level reports to maintain warehouse inventory levels and complete purchase requests as directed. Provides support to other departments, inclluding but not limited to Biomed, Respiratory, Purchasing, and Administration teams.

  • Assists in unloading and sorting incoming supplies from commercial freight lines; counts and verifies quantity on each packing list; checks items for damage prior to signing for goods and marks exceptions as needed; initials and dates and files packing lists.

  • Notifies the Ministry Service Center of any discrepancies or damaged goods; files damage claims according to procedure.

  • Receives and processes FedEx, UPS and express packages in a timely and efficient manner using electronic handhelds, while giving priority to rush items.

  • Matches incoming deliveries to Purchase Orders, receives items using the appropriate electronic systems and devices; generates receiving reports from verified packing lists.

  • Delivers freight to all locations as appropriate and completes necessary delivery confirmation--may assist with put-away to augment workflow during periods of high census.

  • Delivers special purchase items to the requesting area and obtains authorized signature of the recipient for the release of such items.

  • Utilizes appropriate judgement when assigning priorities to deliveries and job tasks.

  • Processes the return of goods and outgoing freight according to established procedures

  • Maintains Receiving and Dock areas in clean, safe, orderly conditions

  • Raises awareness of dock security issues, such as: a) Ensures that valuable items (e.g, portable medical equipment and computer items not picked up by the requesting area at the end of the day) are secured in a locked area; b) Makes note of unauthorized personnel in the dock area or those who may be using the dock area for ingress/egress and report to supervisor for follow-up with appropriate department leader.

  • Separates and organizes pallets that need return to primary distribution vendor and arranges for other pallets to be picked up by local approved vendor

  • Assigned tasks may include all areas of Supply Chain responsibility and may change over time.

  • Engages customers on a regular basis to ensure good service. This requires professional presence to effectively interact with clinicians, administrators, colleagues and vendors.

  • The above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assign to this classification; it is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or qualifications for people so classified, and it is not intended to limit or modify in any way, the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

What You Will Need


  • Required Credential(s):

  • Drivers License obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. Chauffeur's license required at time of hire or job transfer date.


  • HS or Equivalent

  • High school diploma, GED, or completion of an accredited high school completion program is required at date of hire Other training beyond high school, eg, certification, degree, other training, preferred.

Work Experience:

  • Prefer at least one year of experience in at least one of the following: shipping, receiving, order picking, logistics, distribution, warehousing, inventory management.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Genesys Health System will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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