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Job Title:
Materials Handler

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
None specified
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Job Description


The current schedule is Days/Evenings;Weekends - 8 hour shifts; (subject to change)
Lakeridge Health Oshawa

CUPE - 1800000379 (Subsequent)

Under the direction of the Logistics Manager, the Material Handler is responsible for:
receiving and organizing inbound shipments of stock; staging of non-stock and capital products for delivery; maintain backup inventory; advising Manager of short supply and assisting in reconciliation of physical inventory to system inventory; maintaining and assisting with accurate records of all outgoing and incoming shipments and related courier paperwork; performs routine maintenance on the supply carts including scanning and replenishing stock; responds to ad-hoc requests for inventory and coordination of delivery to appropriate locations; reports shipment inaccuracies; maintaining order in the warehouse and other related duties as assigned.

* Previous Materials Management experience with exposure to purchasing and physical logistics an asset;
* Previous Warehousing experience, including shipping, receiving, storing and picking an asset;
* Experience with computerized Materials Management applications an asset;
* Proven knowledge of WHMIS and Infection Control policies/procedures;
* Ability to organize and prioritize workload while functioning independently with minimum supervision;
* Proven effective interpersonal and communications skills, both verbal and written;
* Demonstrates ability to make decisions on quality and accuracy of work and show initiative to initiate positive change;
* Familiar with medical supply and equipment products and terminology an asset;
* Physically capable of performing job duties including: extended periods of lifting, bending, walking, standing, pushing/pulling carts;
* Must be able to provide own transportation to travel to other work sites;
* Ability to operate all manual and automatic equipment when handling supplies in a safe manner;
* Ability to work productively in a high activity environment with many interruptions;
* Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Compassion, Innovation, Courage and Trust;
* Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Lakeridge Health's comprehensive safety programs and practices including staff, patient and environmental safety and participation in regular in-service in this area; and
* Proven good attendance record with capability of maintaining the same standard.

SALARY: $22.910 - $23.420 per hour


This position is open to all qualified CUPE staff throughout Lakeridge Health.

The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Collective Agreement between the Hospital and C.U.P.E Local 6364 (Bargaining Unit).

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under Lakeridge Health's Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.