Job Description

Job Title: Materials Mgmt Technician
Job ID: 737713
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: Day with Rotation
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Altoona
Department: Materials Management
Location: , Altoona PA


Part Time - Day with Rotation

This is a union (AFSCME) position

Posted:  11/6/2018

Store Room: Communicates with internal customers, vendors, and provides good service. Performs daily inspection of areas and refills products as required. Under direct supervision following specific procedures and detailed instructions, distributes supplies and equipment throughout the hospital. Maintains supply location levels, fills department orders and participated in inventories. Accurately and timely receives, records, issues and delivers orders to departments. Linen Room: Count verification of incoming linens, picks and stages linen for institution in various bins, containers and carts. Participates with the control of the receiving and the distribution of products and associated data entry. Move both incoming and outgoing (clean and dirty) carts/bins to locations as needed. Keep the linen room organized and neat. Perform other various duties as assigned. Maintain products in compliance with hospital, DOH and JCAHO standards.


  • Ability to perform courier functions.
  • Ability to properly complete various forms and records, interpret and convert measurement data and compile information. Basic interpersonal skills are necessary to exchange information with departments, vendors and delivery drivers.
  • Ability to resolve vendor and customer conflicts resulting in satisfied customers.
  • Analytical ability necessary to verify accuracy and completeness of supply requisitions.
  • Basic person computer skills (e.g. basic Windows understanding and ability to use/learn local software such as e-mail, work processing and the Material Management Information System) good verbal and written communication skills and the ability to retain learned skills.
  • Checks stock for expired dates, pulls and replaces expired product in all inventory, Par closets, Exchange Carts and General Stores.
  • Compares information, notes receiving discrepancies, shortages and damages and record the same. Notifies Supervisor or Material Director of reported discrepancies.
  • Delivers processed goods to various departments obtaining signatures where necessary.
  • Follows established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environment and infection control standards.
  • Informs Supervisor or Material Director of any supply related problems including all supply shortages or discrepancies.
  • Perform cycle counts accurately.
  • Pull orders and basic knowledge of products.
  • Safeguards storeroom inventory by following proper procedures for stocking, pulling, issuing and crediting supply items.
  • Works in normal stock room conditions where there are few physical discomforts. Subject to irregular hours. Heavy physical effort.
  • Works with other Supply Techs as a team to ensure all supplies are located, stocked and distributed accurately and in a timely manner.



Education and Formal Training: High School Graduate Experience Required: One year of supply chain experience with automated material system or equivalent.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Driver's License

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

Salary Range: $11.09 / hour

Union Position: Yes

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