Job Description

Job Title: Distribution Specialist (Night Shift)
Job ID: 736221
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 7:30 p.m. - 3:30 a.m.
Shift: Day Job
Department: Consolidated Service Ctr
Location: 405 Keystone Drive, Warrendale PA 15086


Manage all tasks associated with the movement of supplies and equipment throughout the UPMC Health System facilities, vendors, and other outside parties. Provide verification of orders, packing slips, bills of lading, and the routing of all inbound and outbound materials and or equipment. Maintain accurate inventory levels of all stores items located in the Central Distribution Center (CDC) as well as local stocking locations within specified departments.

  • All assigned receipts are completed each day, contributing to a receiving department goal of zero overtime.
  • Comply with all local, cities, and state traffic regulations while operating UPMC vehicles.
  • Contributes towards achieving overall warehouse productivity of 40 Lines Per Hour.
  • Deliver all materials and or equipment to requesting customers in a timely and professional manner.
  • Deliver product to hospitals operating 26 foot box trucks
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of the department's inventory and receiving modules.
  • Direct use of a laptop computer operating a Management Service Console to control voice directed picking operations.
  • Directly contributes to the receiving optimization project reducing redundancy in the distribution of product to the hospitals.
  • Ensures customer service levels are met by delivering product damage free and placed in proper designated secure areas.
  • Ensures customer service levels are met by maintaining the scheduled delivery times at respective UPMC facilities.
  • Ensures proper technique is utilized in repackaging and/or staging of product for delivery to hospitals to ensure minimal product loss and damage.
  • Ensures returned product, totes, and pallets are picked up and returned daily to the designated areas in warehouse.
  • Ensures to conform to the departmental attendance policy established November 17, 2009 by UPMC Supply Chain Management.
  • Ensures to maintain an error ratio less than .05% contributing to the overall warehouse goal less than .05% errors.
  • Ensuring quality at the end line staging area as a dock master effectively directing product to its final destination.
  • Fill stores requisitions, stock shelves, and participates in physical inventories.
  • Handle all communications in a timely and professional manner.
  • Load and unload delivery vehicles at specified locations throughout the UPMC Health System.
  • Maintain DOT regulated licensing requirements
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Maintain a professional attitude during all interactions with hospital personnel, patients, and visitors.
  • Manage all distribution centers equipment is properly maintained.
  • Operate heavy lift equipment at heights above 25 feet
  • Participates actively in maintaining cleanliness standards in the warehouse.
  • Process the general shipping of all outbound freight.
  • Receive, inspect, and verify the accuracy of all inbound freight.
  • Work to conform to all policies and procedures established by the Purchasing/Materials Management department.


  • High school diploma or equivalent and one year warehousing experienceis required.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions. 
  • Ability to handle heavy material using manual and mechanized material handling equipment.  
  • Ability to lift heavy objects along with no work limitations. 
  • Good communication skills are required.
  • May in the course of their duties have access to medications through distributions of supplies and parental solutions in secured areas. Their role is limited to the distribution and restocking of these supplies in the secured locations.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Department Of Transportation Medical Card Clearance
  • Driver's License

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $13.32 to $20.31

Union Position: No

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