Material Handler - Oklahoma City, OK (Central Distribution Center)

OU Medical Center
Oklahoma City

Job Description

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES - The Material Handler can be responsible for processing the receipt of all inbound freight by packing slip and purchase order, as well as processing all outbound shipments from the warehouse. The Material Handler can be responsible for replenishing product that has been received into its assigned stocking location. The Material Handler can be responsible for processing, picking, packing, staging, and shipping of all customer orders. Inventory accuracy is the job of all warehouse associates.

Receive and check-in all product and equipment by packing slip and purchase order.
Process outbound cross-dock freight as necessary.
Document all receiving via computer or control log.
Help direct the workflow in the receiving area, setting priorities and meeting deadlines for the receiving function.
Unload returned totes and returned product from trucks.
Perform putaway of items to storage locations.
Replenishment of picking locations.
Assist purchasing personnel or accounts payable in researching receiving discrepancies.
Process, pick, pack, and stage customer orders.
Prepare goods and shipping documents for outgoing shipments which may include legend drugs, non-prescription drugs,
contrast media and drug-containing devices.
Load palletized shipments onto outbound vehicles.
Ship and log all outbound shipments.
Keep receiving area, warehouse shelves and aisles clean, organized, and free of hazards and obstructions.
Maintain cleanliness and organization of warehouse storage areas.
Maintain effective communication with customers, co-workers, and other team members.
Maintain material handling equipment and report any potential problems.
Advise warehouse supervisor of out-of-stock items upon discovery.
Ensure all shipments are labeled correctly.
Restock received product into warehouse assigned stocking locations.
Perform cycle counting as required.
Meet all department mandated timeframes and deadlines.
Rotate inventory stock.
Perform physical inventory counts during semi-annual inventory.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Follow all safety policies and procedures.
Practice and adhere to the "Code of Conduct" philosophy and "Mission and Value Statement".


Communication - communicates clearly and concisely
Customer orientation - establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently
meeting and exceeding expectations
Interpersonal skills - able to work effectively with other employees, patients and external parties
PC skills - demonstrates proficiency in Microsoft Office applications and others as required
Policies & Procedures - demonstrates knowledge and understanding of organizational policies, procedures and systems
Basic skills - able to perform basic mathematical calculations, balance and reconcile figures, punctuate properly, spell correctly
and transcribe accurately
Technical skills - able to operate a fork lift vehicle and a motorized pallet jack

High School Diploma or GED required

Previous warehousing experience preferred
Prior computer experience preferred

CERTIFICATE/LICENSE - Valid State Driver's License

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS - Must be able to stand and walk for long periods of time. Requires ability to push and pull a variety of carts and material handling equipment. Must be able to climb, stoop, kneel, and reach. Must be able to make substantial movements of the wrists, hands, and fingers. Must be able to hear, see, and communicate through written and verbal means. Requires ability to touch and differentiate textures and temperatures. Must be able to exert up to 100 pounds of force (push/pull) and/or up to 75 pounds of force (push/pull) frequently, and/or 50 pounds of force (push/pull) constantly to move objects. Work is performed inside a warehouse environment that has good ventilation and comfortable temperatures. Staff must remain flexible and available to provide staffing assistance for any/all disaster or emergency situations.

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