Materials Management Technician/UKHC

Job description

This position will provide support to all clinical areas as it relates to the ordering, delivery, and stocking of all patient equipment and supplies. The primary responsibilities will include: maintaining accurate inventory control; verifying receipts and entry into a computer system; pulling and recording all recalled products; and tagging, documenting, and delivering all capital equipment purchases. In addition, this position will organize work areas to support clinician's requests by listening, understanding, and following through on requests. Other duties include: ensuring work environment is clean and safe; attending and participating in all emergency requests and codes; coordinating the needs for training on the supply system; and adhering to all policies and procedures.

Job Title
Materials Management Technician/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Materials Management Technician

Department Name
H3230:Materials/Purchasing Services

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

The ability to lift, push, pull objects over 50 lbs.; stand and/or walk for extended periods with objects up to 25lbs.; substantial amount of kneeling and reaching overhead; working in confined spaces; exposure to loud noises and bloodborne/airborne pathogens.


Third shift - 11:00pm-700am. Must be able to work days, evenings, weekends, holidays, and overtime to meet job and departmental business needs.


The ideal candidate will possess the following skills: exceptional customer service, planning and organization, time management, attention to detail, listening, and communication. In addition, we are looking for someone with the ability to perform under pressure and meet deadlines.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

At least six months of inventory, stocking, receiving, warehousing, or related; experience with Microsoft Excel and Word and point-of-use systems is preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate in which area best represents your inventory control experience.
    • No experience
    • Healthcare
    • Industrial
    • Retail
    • Warehouse
    • Other
  2. * Which best represents your computer skills?
    • None
    • Basic - ability to use email and internet
    • Intermediate - ability to use multiple computer programs including Microsoft office products as well as basic skills listed above
    • Advanced - ability to manipulate documents and spreadsheets, create spreadsheets as well as basic and intermediate skills listed above
  3. * Describe your customer service skills as it relates to your supply chain experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

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    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter





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    Job No:
    Posted: 9/15/2018
    Application Due: 9/21/2018
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