Materials Distribution Technician - PT - 6:00am - 2:30pm
Northeast Georgia Health System
Location: Braselton, Georgia
Internal Number: R6787
8 Hr Morning - Afternoon
Northeast Georgia Health System is rooted in a foundation of improving the health of our communities.
About the Role:
The Technician Materials Distribution is responsible for the upkeep of the Kanban system. Requires constant monitoring of ordered supplies, and stock levels of items stocked in the hospital. Through strict adherence to the Kanban daily management system (DMS), the Technician insures the Kanban program functions efficiently by upholding standards, performing stocking of the Kanban on nodes, and addressing customer needs in a timely and precise manner. Resolves critical supply issues timely and escalating unresolved issues to the Supervisor.
Minimum Job Qualifications
Licensure or other certifications: Able to be trained and certified on the use of an electric pallet jack within 30 days of hire.
Educational Requirements: High School Diploma or GED
Minimum Experience: One (1) year work experience in a field utilizing supply distribution systems and processes.
Preferred Job Qualifications
Preferred Licensure or other certifications:
Preferred Educational Requirements:
Preferred Experience: Experience in a warehouse or inventory logistics environment.
Job Specific and Unique Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Able to recognize critical situations, communicate details and provide recommendations for resolution
Unrelentingly detail oriented, with the ability to multitask and prioritize work
Able to work individually with minimal supervision or as a team
Familiarity with MS Office applications: Outlook, Excel and Word
Possess technical skills to operate pc and hand-held devices
Possess interpersonal skills to interact with clinicians and other hospital personnel
Knowledge of medical supply terminology
Able to stand and sit for extended periods of time, crouch, push/pull, and lift up to 50 pounds unassisted (hospital environment - warehouse, clinical areas, etc.)
Essential Tasks and Responsibilities
Performs supply stocking in inventory locations and in supply units.
Maintains all aspects of the Kanban program through the use of the daily management system (DMS).
Creates and maintains strong relationships in clinical areas.
Upholds and follows standard work processes, procedures, and work instructions.
Sweeps, straightens and generally keeps work-spaces clean and tidy, adhering to the tenets of lean methodologies and 5S.
Participates in regular team huddles to ensure Kanban operations are meeting the needs of the end-user community and continuously improving.
Supports a safe working environment including compliance with all regulatory requirements and all other hospital, state, and federal safety policies.
Facilitates the distribution of received supplies to the appropriate storage areas within the inventory control room.
Conducts expiration date checks on all stock items.
Other duties as assigned.
Weight Lifted: Up to 50 lbs, Frequently 31-65% of time
Weight Carried: Up to 50 lbs, Frequently 31-65% of time
Working at NGHS means being part of something special: a team invested in you as a person, an employee, and in helping you reach your goals.
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Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is a not-for-profit community health system dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of the people of Northeast Georgia. Through the services of a medical staff of more than 600 physicians, the residents of northeast Georgia enjoy access to the state's finest and most comprehensive medical services. It is our mission to improve the health of our community in all we do.