Job Description

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Location:
Blood Center Headquarters (La Concha)

Position Title:
Inventory Associate II

Hours Per Week:
40

Work Week:
Monday to Friday

Shift:
7:30am to 4:00pm

Driving Position:
Yes

GULF COAST REGIONAL BLOOD CENTER

Work Location: 9990 Fannin Street  Houston, TX  77045

Position Title:  Inventory Associate II 

Function Titles: Shipping/Receiving, Order Puller, Warehouse Technician, Warehouse Clerk, Stocker, Porter, Inventory Clerk, Toolroom Clerk.

Join our team of heroes!

Reporting to the Materials Technical Coordinators, this role is responsible for pulling, filling, requisition and delivery of items to departments; receiving, sorting, distributing mail; maintaining supply levels, and involvement in periodic cycle counts. The Inventory Associate II will act as a mentor to new Inventory team members and may provide coverage at the warehouse, should a Materials Technical Coordinator be unavailable.

JUST FOR YOU:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package.
  • Texas Medical Center location with free parking.
  • Engaging and exciting opportunity to SAVE LIVES.

Tips to thrive in our culture:

  • Embody our Core Values of Commitment, Integrity, and Respect
  • Work to actively create experiences that inspire others to save lives, each and every day.
  • Embrace doing it right, making connections, and creating desired experiences.
  • Comply with all organizational policies and standards, including safety rules, and be willing to report actual and potential violations to the appropriate supervisor or manager.

In this role, you will:

  • Display competence in handling all areas of the Inventory Associate I responsibilities and assist in the transition, training, and mentoring of new Inventory Team members.
  • Pull, fill and deliver supply requisitions to departments and/or facilities and pick up/deliver supplies at the donor sites and facilities in a safe and courteous manner. Deliver all received goods to proper departments, and/or stock supplies on warehouse shelves.
  • Ensure that all transported items are handled carefully and in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Identify and resolve non-routine issues relating to receiving and supply orders, assist in periodic cycle counts to include year-end fiscal inventory count, and pick up, sort and process daily mail (La Concha location only).
  • Maintain all assigned vehicles and equipment in a clean and safe operating manner, reporting difficulties to supervision. Maintain cleanliness of warehouse and/or working area.
  • Assist Materials Technical Coordinator in the daily entry of inventory transactions, purchase order receipts and review/release of critical supplies.
  • Issue/distribute Critical Labels in compliance with label control program (MOC location only).
  • Review, troubleshoot and organize assigned schedule for practicality, safety and efficiency.
  • Complete additional duties as assigned. 

We need someone who has:

  • High school Diploma or GED; and one year of previous job-related experience required or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Basic Data Processing experiences required.
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License and acceptable driving record.
  • Must meet standards of The Blood Center’s Vehicle Safety Program.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift up to 50 pounds and push/pull two/four wheel carts and operate forklift. Employees are required to be familiar with and abide by the team lift requirements as specified in the Safety Program.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, close vision, peripheral vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and toxic or caustic chemicals.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and outdoor weather conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Think you have what it takes to save lives with us? We want to hear from you. 

EEOC Statement

The Blood Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants for positions are considered without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, military status, protected veteran status, disability status, genetic testing results or any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable law, statute, regulation or Executive Order.

Application Instructions

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