Job Description

Job Title: Team Lead, Materials Management
Job ID: 720775
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Department: SCM Hospital Operations
Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213


Do you exemplify respect, integrity, and excellence? At UPMC, these are only a few of the attributes that we pride ourselves on. These values are the root of everything we do and guide us when delivering life changing medicine to our patients. We are in search of a Team Lead, Materials Management who encompass these values as well to join our team!

This role is responsible for the daily operations of the hospital-based Materials Management department.  The schedule for this full time opportunity is Monday through Friday, 7:00am to 3:00pm.  Sound like a fit for you?  Apply today!

  • Accurately check stock areas for expired products.
  • Accurately enter information of receipts of goods into Peoplesoft system as needed.
  • Attend annual Hospital and departmental fire/safety and infection control training and maintain current knowledge of safety procedures within the Hospital and department.
  • Communicate with hospital contacts both on the telephone and in person, and effectively communicate with all age groups, populations, and individuals within the hospital.
  • Coordinate items for shipment by packaging, marking and preparing bills of loading and/or other documents as required.
  • Develop and foster a strong working relationship between hospital operations and UPMC SCM.
  • Ensure the recipient signs for delivered materials and supplies and return signed delivery sheets for filing as required.
  • Fill supply requests and deliver those supplies to the requisitioning department.
  • Follow mandatory reporting procedures for any incident or serious event that did affect or potentially could affect the clinical care of any patient.
  • Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of assigned work area.
  • Prepare items for return shipment coordinating between the user department and the Southside DC.
  • Properly dispose of expired products and replenish inventory appropriately.
  • Receive incoming materials, supplies and equipment; compare information on packing slip to verify accuracy noting any corrections; record discrepancies or damages in shipment and notify supervisor.
  • Responsible for daily operations of the hospital-based Materials Management department.
  • Rotate inventory in stock locations to minimize exposure to expired products.
  • Store and stack items in the prescribed location within Materials Management Department.
  • Unload equipment, inspect, verify, accept or reject supplies and materials from delivery trucks and stage in appropriate area for processing.
  • Work autonomously and direct daily work of Supply Specialists.


  • High school graduate or equivalent required. 
  • Minimum five years experience in supply chain, inventory control, materials management, purchasing or other related field is required; OR a four year Bachelors degree and three years professional experience. 
  • Supervisory experience required. 
  • Healthcare experience preferred. 
  • Ability to understand and execute verbal instructions.  
  • Ability to lift medium and heavy weighted supplies, push, bend and walk most of the day is required. 
  • Valid Drivers License is required. 
  • Ability to safely and properly operate pallet jacks, hand trucks, forklifts and other material handling equipment.  
  • Ability to comply with attendance requirements.  
  • Ability to comply with Personnel policies.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $15.58 to $24.54 / hour

Union Position: No

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