Job Ref: 24382
Talent Area: Other
Houston, TX 77030
Area/Department: Supply Chain-Logistics
Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: Full-Time
Organization: Houston Methodist
Work Shift: DAY
Work Week: M - F
Houston Methodist (HM) is one of the nation’s leading health systems and academic medical centers. HM consists of five hospitals: Houston Methodist Hospital, its flagship academic hospital in the heart of the Texas Medical Center and six community hospitals throughout the greater Houston metropolitan area. HM also includes a research institute, a global business division, numerous physician practices and several free standing emergency rooms and outpatient facilities. Overall, HM employs over 17,000 employees. FORTUNE magazine has placed Houston Methodist on its annual list of “100 Best Companies To Work For” since 2006. Houston Methodist is supported by a wide variety of business functions that operate at the system level to help enable clinical departments to provide the best patient care and service in a spiritual environment.
Responsible for accurate receipt, documentation and disposition of merchandise, both stock and non-stock shipped to the HM Distribution Center. Performs routine tasks associated with delivery acceptance, physical verification and electronic receipt into the materials management system and/or related databases. Assists in processing PO returns to vendors through dedicated shipping accounts and ancillary software applications. Must be certified to operate an electric “walkie”/rider pallet jack and narrow aisle industrial fork lift.
HOUSTON METHODIST EXPERIENCE EXPECTATIONS
INTEGRITY: We are honest and ethical in all we say and do.
COMPASSION: We embrace the whole person including emotional, ethical, physical, and spiritual needs.
ACCOUNTABILITY: We hold ourselves accountable for all our actions.
RESPECT: We treat every individual as a person of worth, dignity, and value.
EXCELLENCE: We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate.
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
2. Provides assistance to Distribution Liaison and Inventory Logistics Specialist as needed.
This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.
High School diploma or GED equivalent required.
Five years experience working in a material handling environment required.
Must have direct experience in receipt and shipping processes. Prior experience in a healthcare product distribution or related industry preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
Must be certified in the operation of powered material handling equipment (Pallet Jack/Forklift) or able to acquire within 60 days of employment to comply with OSHA workplace standards.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Sound knowledge of current logistic practices and procedures with specifics to receipt and shipping. Proficient in the use of network-based (MMIS) materials management software and other related database applications. Above average oral and written communication skills, demonstrates the ability to communicate effectively with management, clients and co-workers. Must pass a basic math and literacy test upon hire.
Activity Checklist attached (see below)
May be predisposed to frequent changes in temperature and exposure to dust and/or fumes.
Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.
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