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HCSS Sr. Materials Handling Technician

Company: University of Texas Medical Branch
Location: Galveston
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Functions:

  • Ensures accuracy of the inventory within the Materials Management storeroom(s) and/or in unit supply rooms (PAR locations / Point of Use technology).
  • Prepares and assists in cycle count verifications and annual inventory.
  • Consistently exhibits a commitment to accomplish fill rate objective.
  • Processes all incoming supplies and equipment and monitors the quality assurance inspections of all items received by ensuring the receipts are checked for missing items, damaged items, expired items and/or wrong items and reports all discrepancies.
  • Responsible for the proper storage of supplies for stock, adheres to any special handling instructions, ensures locations and quantity on hand are correct.
  • Fills customer request / order for stocked materials and supplies (medical / surgical & non-medical / surgical), ensuring order accuracy.
  • Executes the distribution of materials and supplies (medical / surgical & non-medical / surgical), to include, but not limited to, the Point of Use program, to the UTMB System.
  • May perform the turn-in of excess, expired, or damaged supplies and equipment.
  • Provides customers service support to the department by assisting customers, answering phones and processing requests.
  • Works safely and in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Keeps current and up to date with all required training and staying current in field of expertise.
  • Works with multiple work teams to meet outcomes beneficial to the customer needs.
  • Develops and maintains effective partnerships with internal and external customers to proactively understand customer needs.
  • Operates standard materials handling equipment - this may include forklift operations if assigned to the Warehouse.
  • Utilizes email and Internet for work related communications.
  • As needed, maintains vehicle usage log, inspects condition of tires, checks oil, tops off the fuel once per week, maintains vehicle cleanliness inside and out, and reports any needed maintenance.
  • Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure.
  • This is a contract position through UTMB HealthCare Systems Staffing. Therefore, no benefits are associated with this position.


  • Able to effectively communicate (oral and written) with the staff, management, and customers.
  • Ability to use a computer, both desktop and handheld.
  • Manual dexterity and memory are critical to this function.
  • Requires frequent bending standing and walking.

Education/Experience Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED. Must have 1-2 years of relevant experience (required).

Work Schedule (Evenings):

Monday-Friday and Rotating Weekends, 2:30pm-11pm


Standard office equipment. Operate standard materials handling equipment - this may include forklift operations if assigned to the Warehouse. If assigned to the Warehouse must obtain Forklift Certification within 6 months of hire.

Working environment / location of position:

Standard office and/or warehouse.


  • Hiring Range: $18.00

Keywords: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston , HCSS Sr. Materials Handling Technician, Other , Galveston, Texas

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