Logistics Shift Coordinator- Commercial B CDL
Job Ref # 25500
Location: Houston, TX
Category: Other

Work Shift: DAY

Work Week: M - F

Job Summary

Performs and coordinates a variety of receipt, storage and inventory control processes within the Distribution Center. Under the direction of the Receiving Supervisor, the Coordinator trains, monitors and directs activities of receiving and stocking personnel and ensures that all inbound freight is accepted, verified by means of physical/electronic receipt and stocked in the most efficient means necessary. This position requires a Class B Commercial Drivers License.

  1. Provide personalized care and service by consistently demonstrating our I CARE values:

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. 


  1. Focuses on patient/customer safety

  2. Delivers personalized service using HM Service Standards

  3. Provides for exceptional patient/customer experiences by following our Standards of Practice of always using Positive Language (AIDET, Managing Up, Key Words)

  4. Intentionally rounds with patients/customers to ensure their needs are being met

  5. Involves patients (customers) in shift/handoff reports by enabling their participation in their plan of care as applicable to the given job


Duties and Responsibilities are cross-referenced to Houston Methodist’s Pillars of Excellence and will be transferred to the Performance Evaluation.


PEOPLE         30%

  1. Ensure drivers are performing all of their assigned tasks and responsibilities.

  2. Assumes responsibility for taking requests from customers and/or management and dispatching runs according to schedule and with available resources.


SERVICE        20%    

  1. Maintains assigned routes and schedules for drivers and adjusts accordingly.

  2. Provides updates and availability to Order Fulfillment Supervisor for maintaining the days delivery schedule to all sites and communicates on runs which may be impacted or delayed.


  1. Works in conjunction with Transportation/Fleet Supervisor to maintain fleet to DOT and industry standards. Reports known equipment issues and makes fleet assets available for repair as needed.

  2. Ensures all communications equipment (Cell Phones/Tracking Devices) are maintained in proper working condition and information is made available to management and customers as needed.


FINANCE       15%

  1. Reviews all Fleet Card transactions and receipts for proper reconciliation of monthly invoices.

  2. Ability to maximize utilization of equipment and personnel while ensuring equipment and people are adherent to DOT rules and regulations


  1. Maintains up to date knowledge of State and Federal laws regarding DOT and OSHA regulations, etc.

  2. Maintains current understanding of multi-site logistics and best practice for transportation concepts such as route management software and utilization of statistical data.

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.


Minimum of five years transportation/logistics experience required. At least two years of experience acting in a team lead role with the capcity to act in the absence of management.  Experience working in a high-volume courier or distribution operation. May substitute higher education for work experience.



Must possess a valid State of Texas Class “B” Commerical Driver’s License with Air Brake rating and have a valid DOT Medical Card. No moving violations within the last two (rolling) years. 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.



Please add additional knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential functions.

  • Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles.


Activity Checklist attached (see below)


Standing and walking a constant. May be predisposed to frequent changes in temperature and exposure to dust and/or fumes.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Company Profile

Houston Methodist (HM) is one of the nation’s leading health systems and academic medical centers.  HM consists of 7 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 20,000 employees.   FORBES magazine has placed Houston Methodist on its annual list of Best Employers in 2016.  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.

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