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Materials Mgmt Technician

  • Job ID: 802639380
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Altoona
  • Department: Materials Management
  • Location: , Altoona PA
  • Union Position: Yes
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour


1.0 Full Time - Day shift with Rotation 

shifts will be: 4:30a.m.-1:00p.m.  6:30a.m.-3:00p.m.  7:00a.m.-3:30p.m.  

This is a union (AFSCME) position

Posted: 05/18/2020


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.

  • Works with other Supply Techs as a team to ensure all supplies are located, stocked and distributed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Perform cycle counts accurately.
  • Works in normal stock room conditions where there are few physical discomforts. Subject to irregular hours. Heavy physical effort.
  • Ability to perform courier functions.
  • Delivers processed goods to various departments obtaining signatures where necessary.
  • Ability to resolve vendor and customer conflicts resulting in satisfied customers.
  • Pull orders and basic knowledge of products.
  • Checks stock for expired dates, pulls and replaces expired product in all inventory, Par closets, Exchange Carts and General Stores.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Informs Supervisor or Material Director of any supply related problems including all supply shortages or discrepancies.
  • Compares information, notes receiving discrepancies, shortages and damages and record the same. Notifies Supervisor or Material Director of reported discrepancies.
  • Follows established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environment and infection control standards.
  • Analytical ability necessary to verify accuracy and completeness of supply requisitions.
  • Safeguards storeroom inventory by following proper procedures for stocking, pulling, issuing and crediting supply items.


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:
  • Driver's License
  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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