Geisinger Health System Distribution Center Associate in ELYSBURG, Pennsylvania

JOB TITLE: Distribution Center Associate

LOCATION: Geisinger Clam

DEPARTMENT: Supply Chain

WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings

WORK TYPE: Flex (0.1FTE); This position is not eligible to participate in our benefits program.

JOB SUMMARY:

Performs duties responsible for ensuring that all distribution center functions are completed accurately and timely. Provides record keeping of incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment. Responsible for fulfilling customer orders and delivering them to the delivery platform in a manner that meets Geisinger standards for safety, security and productivity. Responsible for the completeness and correctness of all orders filled. Checks outbound shipments for accuracy and readiness of customer delivery.

Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction.

Works under the direction of the Supervisor, Distribution Center.

COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

Demonstrates a working knowledge of purchase orders, inventory processes, medical supplies and the operation of computer systems. Requires working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel software programs.

Familiarity with handheld computers, voice pick equipment, material handling equipment (i.e.: hand trucks, fork lift, reach trucks, cherry pickers), stretch wrap machines, safety knives, safety harnesses, printers, computers and tablets.

Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

High School diploma or equivalent required. Minimum one-year distribution/warehousing experience preferred.

Lawson (INFOR) Software or Tecsys experience preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Work is typically performed in a warehouse environment.

Requires the ability to lift up to 70lbs. Lifting to waist level and above is required. Requires pushing and pulling of carts with weights ranging from 100lbs to 500lbs combined.

Requires lifting of equipment up to 20 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally. Frequent stooping, reaching, bending, handling, talking, depth perception, and acuity in the daily performance of duties.

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION : We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or connect with us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth , Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/geisingerhealth/ , LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com and Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth .

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.