Materials Handler

  • Lake Charles Memorial Hospital
  • Lake Charles, LA 70601
  • Jun 09, 2021

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision, engages in receiving, shipping, unpacking, picking, staging, storage, verification, and monitoring of stock and non-stock items for hospital member institutions. Maintains a high standard of accuracy and interacts frequently with the hospital data control system. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1. Examines incoming shipments to verify receipt of the correct types and quantity of materials and supplies. 2. Unpacks and inspects items for damage/shortage. 3. Interacts with data control system to identify classification of items (stock/non-stock). Accurately processes items according to standard operating procedures. 4. Stores items at designated locations accurately. 5. Performs par level counts as assigned and inputs levels to produce pick letters. 6. Interacts with customers to review par levels, as well as receiving and delivery information. 7. Maintains records of material and supplies and related materials management activities, as required. 8. Picks and stages items for shipment to vendors. QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION & FORMAL TRAINING: Basic knowledge of arithmetic, english, and grammar. Accuracy in checking, posting and counting. Simple use of automated office equipment. Adaptable to clerical routines. Equal to a high school diploma. WORK EXPERIENCE: Over one year (up to and including) three years. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES: A. Knowledge of the principles of receiving, storing, picking, staging, and shipping materials. B. Ability to operate material handling equipment. C. Ability to communicate effectively with staff to resolve problems relating to warehouse/distribution functions. D. Knowledge of the methods and procedures of taking inventory. E. Ability to update and maintain inventory records on data control system. EQUIPMENT, TOOLS AND WORK AIDS: Operates material handling equipment, including forklifts, electric pallet movers, etc. STRENGTH REQUIREMENT: Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

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