Kaiser Permanente Materials Technician II - Sunnyside/Westside Medical Centers (On-Call) in Clackamas, Oregon

Under indirect supervision of the Distribution Supervisor, works within the facility/or assigned areas to establish and maintain adequate supplies to support the area in the delivery of patient care using established Policy and Procedure to ensure acquisition is done in a timely, cost-effective manner.

Essential Functions:

  • Review usage statistics via on-line system and reports to identify supply utilization, use analytical skills to set and maintain appropriate inventory levels, advise customers of inventory trends, and negotiate with department coordinators to promote cost effective inventory management.

  • Act as liaison with customers for all MSD services, determine needs and select appropriate course of action to fulfill their supply needs.

  • Obtain appropriate signature per SOX requirements and in accordance with policy 1C (DOA).

  • Prepare and enter routine replenishment orders on line, review status of orders, work with appropriate parties to expedite needs.

  • Inventory, pick, receive, inspect, store and distribute approved supplies according to established guidelines.

  • Process returns and report picking errors within two (2) days.

  • Obtain appropriate signatures per SOX requirements and within accordance with UCOA policy 1C (DOA).

  • Perform recycling functions: process goods for recycling (batteries, toners, etc), process and prepare surplus property for ship outs and deliver inbound to customers.

  • Fill Supply orders.

  • Accurately interpret and fill customer orders requested via phone, fax, requisition or picklist.

  • Access to medication rooms without escort of Pharmacy staff to perform inventory and replenishment responsibilities.

  • Including inventory maintenance (RAP), reprinting and updating inventory books, updating voicemail(s) daily, and respond to emails and maintenance of email account, filing according to standard operating procedures.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor in support of customers or department operations.

  • This job description is not all encompassing.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in a Tech I position for a minimum of six (6) months.

  • Two (2) years of inventory control experience.

  • One (1) year of materials handling experience.

  • Two (2) years of equivalent Materials Management/ Supply Chain experience preferred.

  • Two (2) years of customer service experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated customer-focused service skills.

  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills.

  • Demonstrated adaptability to changes in work environment and related assignments.

  • Demonstrated PC Proficiency including data entry, email, spreadsheets and word documents.

  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Able to maintain a mature problem solving attitude while dealing with interpersonal conflict, hazardous conditions, hostility or time demands.

  • Demonstrated effective time management skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and negotiate with multiple levels of staff.

  • Able to lift 50-65 pounds routinely and carry distances of 100 ft or less.

  • Able to push a cart weighing up to 350 lbs.

  • Must be able to life/stoop/bend repeatedly during an eight (8) hour shift.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with indirect supervision.

  • Record of good attendance.

  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology preferred.

  • Knowledge of Kaiser Permanente System preferred.

  • Medical supply familiarity preferred.

  • Knowledge of hospital supply distribution preferred.

  • Working knowledge of safety policy and procedures preferred.

  • Organizational skills preferred.


TITLE: Materials Technician II - Sunnyside/Westside Medical Centers (On-Call)

LOCATION: Clackamas, Oregon


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.