Northwell Health Distribution Associate I in Bethpage, New York

Req Number 001T4X

Job Category Materials Management

Job Description

As a Distribution Associate, you will perform diversified receiving, storing and distribution duties supporting the operational needs of the Integrated Distribution Center. In addition, you will maintain records of inventory received and issued.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performs receiving duties including, but not limited to:

  • Verifying accuracy of warehouse deliveries by comparing to purchase orders. Inspecting items for damage or defects.

  • Completing appropriate paperwork and entering information into department computer system.

  • Unloading and unpacking items from delivery vehicle.

  • Transporting and storing items in appropriate warehouse location.

  • Performs distribution duties including, but not limited to:

  • Filling pick-list requests for warehouse items.

  • Preparing and packing items for delivery. Utilizing packing materials and transport units according to established policies and procedures.

  • Loading requisitioned items onto delivery vehicle for transport to various sites.

  • Completing appropriate paperwork and entering information into department computer system.

  • Operates motorized and manual material handling equipment including, but not limited to, fork lift, pallet jacks and reach trucks.

  • Meets established receiving / distribution standards of operation.

  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment according to established policies and procedures.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Prior related experience, preferred.

  • Ability to lift/carry material in excess of 50 pounds. Ability to stand, bend, lift and/or reach for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to understand simple mathematics and inventory flow.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and follow instructions received through written orders, electronic display and/or audio device.

Our Culture

Transforming care, optimizing patient satisfaction and creating better patient outcomes are just some of the things our talented team members are doing at North Shore-LIJ each and every day. As a culture committed to providing our customers with the highest quality service, we stand behind our core values: Patients first; Caring; Excellence; Innovation; Integrity and Teamwork. It is our commitment and our culture that sets us apart from others and is the cornerstone of everything we do. Join an organization whose team members are valued, cared for and offered continuous opportunities to grow. Click on the link to learn more about us: www.northshorelij.com/goals

Please note: North Shore-LIJ is a smoke-free environment. Smoking and the use of tobacco products is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. Free smoking cessation programs and quit medications are offered to team members who wish to quit through the North Shore-LIJ Center for Tobacco Control.