Distribution Tech Job Description

Distribution Tech Job Description

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Distribution tech provides expert knowledge of all JIT supplies, par location inventory levels and receiving and distribution process; and can serve as back-up receiving coordinator and inventory clerk to any par location.

Distribution Tech Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective distribution tech job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included distribution tech job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Segregate material for direct delivery from material that requires entry into the automated inventory management system (IMS)
Maintains records of supply inventory, both manually and on computer
Proficiency in Materials Management Inventory System (MMIS) and Point of Use (POU) system
Familiarity with a bar-coding system for inventory control and billing purposes
Two plus years in an automated inventory management setting
Years of inventory management on an inpatient nursing unit
1-2 years of experience in controlling inventory (Required)
Maintains clean and clutter free workspace to include receiving dock and storeroom
Notifies dispatcher, Lead, or Manager by radio or phone of completion of assigned duties and proceeds as instructed
Returns equipment promptly to the Equipment Distribution department after pick-up and performs proper cleaning and infection control procedures

Distribution Tech Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Distribution Tech

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: GOLD, CPR, EMC, APICS, HAZMAT, RMP, PSM

Education for Distribution Tech

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the distribution tech job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Associates, Technical, General Education, Education, Business/Administration, Engineering, English, Accounting, Computer Science, Construction

Skills for Distribution Tech

Desired skills for distribution tech include:

Replenishment and par level concepts
Inventory control procedures
Portable handheld and its relationship to Lawson
Warehousing and receiving
Inventory management
Medical terminology helpful
Lawson system

Desired experience for distribution tech includes:

Ability to understand maps and maintain records
Demonstrated ability to communicate tactfully with company personnel and customers
Demonstrated ability to use personal computers and associated software
Must qualify for respirator use
Must pass the U.S. Department of Transportation required chemical test
Must be able to meet company driving standards and obtain a Commercial Driver's License

Distribution Tech Examples


Distribution Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of distribution tech. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for distribution tech
  • Conduct physical inventory of supply areas, such as patient care and ancillary areas
  • Responsible for performing all duties required for Distribution Tech I
  • Inventories and replenishes nurseservers, treatment room, par level area, supply boxes and carts, and cardiac arrest carts (crash carts)
  • All distribution techs are required to complete Learn Module “SERMC Handling Medication-Non-licensed personnel” prior to working in an area
  • Fills requests and delivers to nurseserver, patient room, or requesting area
  • Monitors lift, dispatches and delivers patient care supplies and equipment, and processes all returned supplies
  • Has a basic understanding of the Materiel Management Information System (MMIS)
  • Has a basic understanding of the Medical Center automated supply station functions
  • Evaluate and adjust par levels as needed
  • Shifts maintenance coverage to support equipment operation, troubleshooting and repair
Qualifications for distribution tech
  • Completion of a Gas Training program OR 2-4 years of job related experience
  • Completes fabrication, assembly and welding projects as required
  • Supports building maintenance painting, cleaning, construction, plumbing, and lighting repairs
  • Responsible for all Fire System Operation and Testing to include all recordkeeping
  • Experienced climber
  • Minimum of one year of direct distribution experience

Distribution Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a distribution tech. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for distribution tech
  • Demonstrate the ability to handle situations requiring the search for solutions were limited standardization exist through previous experience, specification manual, or as directed by supervision
  • Able to coordinate and plan work schedules to meet operational goals and ensure safety, customer satisfaction and productivity
  • Receives, unpacks, and inspects incoming materials and product, and verifies against written orders
  • Lawson or PeopleSoft MMIS application
  • PYXIS POU system
  • 1 year of experience in a customer service setting Specialized or technical training such as would be acquired in a college or technical school preferred
  • APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional
  • AHRMM Certified Materials & Resource Professional
  • 1-2 years supply chain experience in a warehouse or distribution center environment (Required)
  • 1 year of experience in a customer service setting (Required)
Qualifications for distribution tech
  • Respirator Clearance
  • Requires ability to travel and stay overnight to various locations and work extended hours to assist in major storm restoration
  • Must live within 30 road miles of hiring operations center
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of direct line and service experience
  • Understanding of Overhead and Underground insulate and isolate principles
  • Understand the electrical distribution system

Distribution Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of distribution tech. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for distribution tech
  • Responsible for maintaining communications with designated physician’s office, laboratory draw sites and PSC’s in order to ensure timely and accurate information flow regarding shortages, outages, overstock, and other inventory problems and concerns
  • Maintain equipment inventory log for lab equipment in use at laboratory draw sites, centrifuges
  • Utilizes PeopleSoft Financials to track purchasing and inventory
  • Utilize a computerized MMIS (Materials Management Information System) to conduct physical inventories, replenish supply areas, receive incoming stock, and coordinate outgoing parcel and freight shipments
  • Deliver stock and non-stock products to the appropriate department
  • Rotates stock in MSC inventories in accordance with expiration dates and regulations
  • May support mail function as needed
  • Decontaminate instruments, supplies and equipment according to established policies and procedures
  • Distribute supplies and equipment to the units in a timely fashion
  • Input supplies into computer system
Qualifications for distribution tech
  • One year of related work experience in gas distribution operations, maintenance, or construction OR equivalent combination of formal education/training and experience
  • Valid Commercial Drivers License and ability to meet Company driving standards
  • Able to perform self-directed jobs or with limited supervision from a high class technician or supervisor
  • Must reside within 30 road miles of hiring operations center
  • Minimum five years experience in the discipline required
  • Florida Pharmacy Technician license required

Distribution Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a distribution tech. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for distribution tech
  • Process fax, phone, electronic order entry, and walk up supply, linen and equipment requests
  • Construct, maintain, and repair electrical distribution systems, including overhead and underground lines
  • Install and repair electrical equipment such as street lighting and load control devices
  • Construct overhead and underground distribution lines based on engineering specifications, including setting poles, pulling cable, setting transformers
  • Install equipment such as transformers, capacitors, regulators, load control devices, meters, street lights, safe lights
  • Maintain and repair equipment such as checking and doing preventative maintenance
  • Respond to trouble calls when equipment fails and/or electrical service is interrupted
  • Regularly lift and/or move up to 25 lbs, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 lbs
  • Logging into tracking system and running/reading par level reports
  • Prioritizing delivery schedule
Qualifications for distribution tech
  • Familiar with concepts, practices, and procedures in discipline required
  • Must have a minimum of 7 years of line and service experience
  • Must reside within 30 road miles of the assigned Operations Center
  • Must live within 30 minutes of hiring operations center
  • Able to complete assigned tasks within a specific time frame
  • Seeks additional tasks when assigned tasks are completed

Distribution Tech Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of distribution tech. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for distribution tech
  • Inventory, delivery and stocking of all supply carts in patient care areas
  • Accurately inventory patient care areas
  • Utilizes IMMS inventory control functions in a timely and accurate manner
  • Walking with cart filled with equipment through hospital
  • Interacting with other departments in the hospital
  • Must be flexible to provide support where needed to ensure daily C&D assignments
  • Must follow safe work practices in compliance with Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) standards
  • Inspect work area daily and report any unsafe conditions to supervisor
  • Ensure proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for each task
  • Follow C&D standard operating procedures and work instructions
Qualifications for distribution tech
  • Experience in the use and application of automated distribution equipment, controls, protection and communication interfaces is desired
  • Medical Terminology or medical supplies is desirable
  • 8+ years of Experience testing applications in Hadoop, Java, Oracle and DW/Data organizations
  • 5+ years of Experience testing applications on Hadoop products (Preferably Cloudera, Hortonworks or MapR)
  • 5+ years of Experience in setting up Hadoop test environments and appropriate data for testing needs
  • Expertise in developing automated tests for applications on Cloudera Distribution of Hadoop environments, Web, SOA/WS, DW/ETL, JAVA backend applications

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