Job Description

Job Title: Team Ld, Materials Management (Shadyside Hospital)
Job ID: 68875681
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 7a-3p | 2:30-10:30p | rotating weekends
Shift: Day Job
Department: SCM Hospital Operations
Location: 5230 Centre Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15232


Responsible for daily operations of the hospital-based Materials Management department.

  • Work autonomously and direct daily work of Supply Specialists.
  • Store and stack items in the prescribed location within Materials Management Department.
  • Fill supply requests and deliver those supplies to the requisitioning department.
  • Accurately enter information of receipts of goods into Peoplesoft system as needed.
  • Prepare items for return shipment coordinating between the user department and the Southside DC.
  • Maintain cleanliness and orderliness of assigned work area.
  • Responsible for daily operations of the hospital-based Materials Management department.
  • Coordinate items for shipment by packaging, marking and preparing bills of loading and/or other documents as required.
  • Accurately check stock areas for expired products.
  • Ensure the recipient signs for delivered materials and supplies and return signed delivery sheets for filing as required.
  • Attend annual Hospital and departmental fire/safety and infection control training and maintain current knowledge of safety procedures within the Hospital and department.
  • Unload equipment, inspect, verify, accept or reject supplies and materials from delivery trucks and stage in appropriate area for processing.
  • Properly dispose of expired products and replenish inventory appropriately.
  • Rotate inventory in stock locations to minimize exposure to expired products.
  • Follow mandatory reporting procedures for any incident or serious event that did affect or potentially could affect the clinical care of any patient.
  • Develop and foster a strong working relationship between hospital operations and UPMC SCM.
  • 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.
  • 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 ordering and placement of regulated items that have been identified by the Pharmacy to be readily available. The items can contain FDA legend medication under the supervision of the Director of the Pharmacy. Will be granted access to secure


  • 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 Bachelor's 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 Driver's 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/Disability/Veteran

Salary Range: $15.58 to $24.54 / hour

Union Position: No

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