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Team Leader - Equipment Depot

  • Job ID: 147279888
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Supply Chain
  • Department: UPMC Equipment Depot
  • Location: 3175 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh PA 15203
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $17.92 to $28.44 / hour


At UPMC, we’re all here for the same reason — to make Life Changing Medicine happen. Join our team and you will play a unique and important role in our mission to change healthcare for the better. 

Why Join UPMC? 

We don’t just take care of patients — we take care of our team, too. And we have the data to prove it. In addition to the benefits you’d expect from an industry leader you can expect: 

• AWARD-WINNING WORKPLACE: Ranked #1 for Best Places to Work for Women & Diverse Managers by Diversity MBA

• A recent study showed that UPMC benefits are 20% higher in value than other healthcare providers in our market. 

• Competitive pay 

• Tuition reimbursement 

• Opportunities to grow in your career at UPMC 

The Team lead position bridges across operations, delivery, technical, education and customer service functions. They will manage all tasks associated with the movement of supplies and equipment throughout the UPMC Health System facilities, vendors, and other outside parties. Oversees the distribution of supplies and equipment. Ensures that all communications with department user groups are conducted in a professional and service oriented manner. Oversee dispatchers to coordinate the activities of approximately 45 to 50 drivers on a daily basis. Keeping the pick-up and drop-off delivery times on schedule and ensuring an excellent customer satisfaction rating.

This position will work Monday through Friday with rotating 12 and 8 hour shifts. While the job is located at the South Side Distribution Center, this position services all UPMC facilities in the Greater Pittsburgh area. 


  • Manage operations for the dispatch of medical specialty equipment, arrange transportation of specialty equipment between hospitals and track inventory closely
  • Distribute work assignments in an equitable, accurate, and timely manner.
  • Assist in the evaluation, discipline, and development of the staff.
  •  Develop and maintain communication and organizational skills essential for the efficient operation of the Equipment Depot department. Provide superior customer service by communicating clearly, professionally, and timely during all interactions (internally and externally) with customers, hospital personnel, patients, and visitors. Ensures customer service levels are met by maintaining timely delivery (scheduled delivery time) at respective UPMC facilities and providing a quality product damage-free in properly designated secure areas.
  •  Fill in as a Medical Equipment Delivery Technician/Dispatcher as needed
  • Participate in all departmental emergency preparedness needs.
  • Utilize system technology for up-to-date record keeping of all work activities into the computerized maintenance management system.
  • Follow set UPMC and Equipment Depot Infection control protocols and standards while adhering to all OSHA, HIPAA, and compliance/regulatory guidelines as applicable.
  •  Assign work to each shift employee and monitor completion of assigned duties.
  • Maintain awareness of any change in department/hospital policies and procedures.
  • Travel between all UPMC facilities as required.
  •  Actively follow all UPMC system wide and SCM departmental established policies and procedures.
  •  Manage all medical equipment to ensure proper maintenance by performing quality control checks, preventative maintenance, cleaning/sterilization techniques, and delivery/pickup preparation when servicing facilities.
  • Provide consultation to healthcare professionals (administration, nursing/medical staff, etc.) regarding implementation, application, operational, and training on all standard and specialty medical equipment.
  • Deliver product to hospitals operating 26 box trucks Maintain DOT regulated licensing requirements. Operate heavy lift equipment at heights above 25 feet.
  •  May in the course of their duties have access to medications through distributions of supplies and parental solutions in secured areas. No contact with medications is allowed
  • This position may involve lifting, moving, pushing, and pulling items that can potentially be between 50 and 100 lbs.



  • High school diploma required, 4-year college degree is preferred
  • 1 year of previous supervisory experience preferred
  • 4 years of supply warehousing experience and/or experience driving a box truck or 1 year in UPMC Senior MEDT role or 3 years in UPMC MEDT role is required
  •  4 years of experience in dispatching buses, taxis, or Less-Than-Load (LTL) freight is preferred
  •  Must be able to effectively manage a varying shift of hourly employees ranging in ability
  •  Ability to safely operate and drive a vehicle including a 26' box truck
  • Ability to work rotating shifts
  •  Proficient computer skills as required to operate common office software including but not limited to MS Office, Excel, Access, and Word.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Licenses/Certifications are to be acquired after offer acceptance and before start date we will provide instructions on how to obtain. Valid CDL driver's license is preferred.

  • Driver's License
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting with renewal
  • Act 33
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal
  • DOT Medical Card Clearance with renewal

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

Individuals hired into this role must comply with UPMC’s COVID vaccination requirements upon beginning employment with UPMC. Refer to the COVID-19 Vaccination Information section at the top of this page to learn more.

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At UPMC, we’re driven by shared values that guide our work and keep us accountable to one another. Our Values of Quality & Safety, Dignity & Respect, Caring & Listening, Responsibility & Integrity, Excellence & Innovation play a vital role in creating a cohesive, positive experience for our employees, patients, health plan members, and community. Ready to join us? Apply today.

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