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Supply Chain Inventory Tech--Contingent

Company: Trinity Health Corporation
Location: Chelsea
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Part time


Day Shift



Under limited supervision and/or according to policies and procedures, performs a combination of routine and complex tasks associated with inventory control. Responsible for accurate processing and safe movement of all products. Maintains supply inventories in departments at levels consistent with patient care requirements and good financial management principles. Serves as liaison between supply chain and assigned departments. Receives product, places replenishment orders, picks supplies / equipment / linen, and puts away accordingly. Assists in the maintenance of inventory accuracy.


Acts as customer service liaison to departments by working with department personnel in recommending inventory supply levels and adjustments. Acts proactively to avoid inventory shortages and works directly with departments to resolve issues.

Checks and receives deliveries from vendors by comparing invoices against purchase orders and counting/inspecting received goods. Reports any discrepancy or damaged goods to supervisor.

Analyzes trends in supply usage to optimize supply levels and mix.

Closes out requisitions/orders, transferring them from the active to completed files.

5.Assists Health Center user departments and/or vendors in resolving discrepancies including availability issues (backorders), credit issues, lost shipments, returned goods, while ensuring inventory accuracy.

Performs various related clerical duties including processing stores requisitions, typing, sorting and distribution of mail, photocopying and filing, and answering telephone calls. Inventories medical and other supplies, generates replenishment requisition, restocks departments according to established inventory levels and schedules while, maintaining supply location in an orderly fashion. Checks expiration dates on all dated materials to avoid use of outdated supplies. Returns and replaces outdated materials. Learns other job functions within supply chain team and backfills as required.

Maintains a work environment that is clean and free of clutter.

Maintains a positive attitude and good rapport with colleagues and the communities we serve. Approaches conflict in a constructive manner. Helps to identify problems, offers solutions, and participates in their resolution.

Maintains the confidentiality of information acquired pertaining to patient, physicians, associates, and visitors to St. Joseph Mercy Health System. Discusses patient and hospital information only among appropriate personnel in appropriately private places. Behaves in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values of SJMHS. Assumes responsibility for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner, to assure personal safety and that of coworkers, and to report all preventable hazards and unsafe practices immediately to management.


Utilizing the department's management information system, produces purchase orders, performs status checks on existing orders, performs inventory stock status inquiries, and records material receipts pursuant to purchase orders. Answers the telephone and responds to routine inquiries, relays messages as necessary, and maintains good customer relations. Assumes responsibility for processing orders in the absence of the supervisor. Performs other duties as assigned.


Education: Requires high school diploma or equivalent.

Certification: Able to obtain and maintain counterbalance reach truck and powered pallet jack certification.

Experience: More than six months on the job training or previous experience.


Excellent customer service skills. Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated ability to organize daily tasks. Capable of comprehending and operating the materials Management Information System. Demonstrated mathematical and analytical skills necessary to collect and process data required for routing and/or special statistical reports. Able to work independently and organize own work. Must be able to bend, lift (50 lbs), push/pull carts (200 lbs)

This document is intended to describe the generalized duties and responsibilities, the specialized job functions, and the essential requirements of this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive statement of all supplemental duties, responsibilities, or non-essential requirements or reflect any accommodations made under the American's with Disability Act, the Michigan Handicapper's Act, or SJMHS's Return to Work

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Trinity Health Corporation, Ann Arbor , Supply Chain Inventory Tech--Contingent, Other , Chelsea, Michigan

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