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Job Description

Job Title: Team Leader - Distribution
Job ID: 905565100
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: M-F daylight | rotating start times
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Corporate Supply Chain
Department: Consolidated Service Ctr
Location: 405 Keystone Drive, Warrendale PA 15086


Oversees the distribution of supplies and equipment at UPMC's Consolidated Service Center. Ensures that all communications with department user groups are conducted in a professional and service oriented manner.

  • Assist in the evaluation, discipline, and development of the distribution staff.
  • Manage schedule of 8-15 hourly employees using Microsoft Office products.
  • Know and use proper body techniques
  • Develop and maintain communication and organizational skills essential for the efficient operation of the Materials Management department.
  • Ensures to maintain an error ratio less than .05% on their respective team through proper direction on put-away and/or picking.
  • Maintain awareness of any change in department/hospital policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring quality at the end line staging area as a dock master effectively directing product to its final destination.
  • Directly responsible for completing 30% of highest producing team members duties.
  • Continue to act as a distribution member in all aspects of the distribution function.
  • Ensure that all distribution equipment is properly maintained.
  • Direct use of ERP based system to adjust dollar value and quantities of inventory.
  • Deliver product to hospitals operating 26 foot box trucks
  • Operate heavy lift equipment at heights above 25 feet.
  • Ensures to conform to the departmental attendance policy established November 17, 2009 by UPMC Supply Chain Management.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the department's inventory platform.
  • Provides direction to each team member ensuring cleanliness standards are upheld within the warehouse.
  • Assign work to each shift employee and monitor completion of assigned duties.
  • Actively participates towards maintaining the overall budgeted goal of $.75 per line through productivity, reduction in overtime, and best safety practices.
  • Maintain DOT regulated licensing requirements.
  • Direct use of a laptop computer operating a Management Service Console to control voice directed picking operations.
  • Successfully complete all equipment/safety training yearly or as required by the distribution center supervisor.


  • High school diploma is required. 
    • Four year college degree from an accredited university is an asset. 
  • At least one year previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities.
  • Must be able to effectively manage a shift of hourly employees ranging in ability.
  • Must be able to communicate and follow oral and written instructions. 
  • Work history must have evidence of dependability. 
  • Job requires individual with no work limitations. 
  • Must be able to rotate shifts that provide 24 hours per day, 7 days per week coverage.
  • This position may involve lifting, moving, pushing and pulling items that can potentially be between 50 and 100 lbs

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Driver's License
  • DOT Medical Card Clearance

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $14.87 to $22.70 / hour

    Union Position: No

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