Distribution Technician Job Description

Distribution Technician Job Description

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Distribution technician provides information on the use and application of Engineering Guides, Construction Standards, National Electric Safety Code, NBIC and ASME in standard construction projects.

Distribution Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Perform required tasks in accordance with applicable Standard Operating Procedures, rules, and safety procedures
Maintain work orders, PMs and inventory tracking via spreadsheets, data bases or maintenance software
Change and/or maintain batteries on material handling equipment
Responsible for accurate receiving of deliveries
Delivers products to hospital departments (both on-site and offsite)
Trend utilization of distribution center and assigned par carts by rotating inventory as received to eliminate possible outdating of sterile supplies
Inventory and supply distribution management course preferred
Two years’ experience in Customer Service preferred
Ensures daily work complies with OEPA and PUCO regulatory requirements for operations
Responds to after hour calls to for emergency and non emergency situations as required

Distribution Technician Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Distribution Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CMRP, HAZMAT, RMP, PSM, CAD, CRP

Education for Distribution Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the distribution technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in General Education, Education, Associates, Technical, Engineering, Healthcare, Computer, Computer Science, Drafting and Design, Electrical Engineering

Skills for Distribution Technician

Desired skills for distribution technician include:

National Electrical Safety Code
National engineering standards
Utility constructions standards
Best industry engineering practices
Electric utility construction standards
Telephone
Cable and other communication facilities
Computers and software applications desired
Medical supplies
Computer functions and data entry

Desired experience for distribution technician includes:

Distribute and inventory hospital supplies
Monitor patient charges and inventory levels
Stock inventory shelves in supply and distribution stores
Enter patient and department charges in the computer
Fills and delivers supply orders for all departments according to schedule and on an as-needed basis
Inventories and replenishes exchange/PAR level, OR case, procedure, and crash carts

Distribution Technician Examples

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Distribution Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a distribution technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for distribution technician
  • Must be detail, action, and results oriented
  • Requires specialized expertise in the CHOP processes, methods, and skills related to inventory management
  • Update labels
  • Verifies catalog numbers, and quantities on packing slips against actual merchandise, and verifies same for each item against purchase order in the computer system to ensure accuracy of the order
  • Packs outgoing shipments, completes documentation, and arranges shipping via local messenger, FedEx or common carriers
  • Provides complex circulation services resolving complex problems brought by patrons and/or staff
  • Makes authorized decisions regarding exceptional circumstances such as the waiver of fines and exceptions to normal policy
  • Provides receiving room support services resolving complex shipping and mail problems
  • Receives and processes requests for shipping and receiving of library material with contract couriers
  • Delivers and picks up books, mail, packages and supplies at campus branch libraries according to the established daily schedules
Qualifications for distribution technician
  • Ability to obtain Hazardous Material endorsement
  • Ability to obtain Crane Operation certification
  • 5 Years of experience operating combination vehicles, road tractors and semi-trailers
  • Previous experience and operational knowledge of various equipment (tractors, dozers, man-lifts, trac-hoes and )
  • DLX experience preferred
  • Must be able to operate forklift and drive backwards
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Distribution Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a distribution technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for distribution technician
  • Works together with colleagues in a team environment
  • Handle and assist with all assigned project details, and inquiries regarding scheduling, billing, availability, pricing and reporting
  • Specifies engineering design for LTN and fiber optic facilities according to specifications and/or defined compatible until items
  • Works with staff design technicians to help facilitate completion of larger complex jobs
  • Works with other utility companies, municipalities, corporations and authorities regarding joint use of distribution facilities
  • Provides customers information based on request to help them through new service, relocation of facilities and upgrade of service upon request
  • Investigates reviews and analyzes load and voltage conditions to determine adequacy of distribution facilities, including location of capacitors and OCR's and recommend improvements
  • Provides data for acquisition of right-of-way and/or participates in the acquisition for distribution facilities
  • Collaborates with other company personnel and consultants or contractors in meeting with customers to specify service locations, reconstruction improvements and in attempting to satisfy customer service complaints
  • Participates in any tailboard or safety initiative/task as instructed by the Regional Design Supervisor
Qualifications for distribution technician
  • Able to read, understand and adhere to detailed policies, instructions and procedures
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment, while maintaining quality and safety standards at all times
  • Ability and desire to work in a team orientated environment
  • Required to have steel toe shoes
  • You'll have technical experience within a software support environment
  • You'll be persistent and resilient in order to deal with high volumes of work and demanding customers
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Distribution Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of distribution technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for distribution technician
  • Picking/packing/shipping all customer orders in a timely (measured through Labor Management System – LMS) and accurate manner while operating material handling equipment (transporter, fork-lift)
  • Assisting in general warehouse duties including loading, unloading, put-aways, line replenishment, wrapping and push-offs
  • Have the adaptability and flexibility to find solutions to meet Business and Regulatory needs and changes
  • Be competent in the application of the Construction Design Management (CDM) regulations relating to utility projects
  • Have an understanding of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991
  • Understand the reason for budget control throughout the project life
  • Be competent in dealing with customers affected by the projects during the design phase
  • Have the ability to communicate on a technical level to both internal and external customers
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and prioritise your own workload
  • Know when to consult more senior planners or manager
Qualifications for distribution technician
  • Hands-on experience in IT service delivery including but not limited to software installation and configuration, and system testing/ troubleshooting
  • Manage par levels and clean carts
  • Be trained on cleaning advanced medical equipment
  • Access AgileTrac par level between orders
  • Check regularly for printed orders and respond
  • Strive to reduce idle equipment
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Distribution Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of distribution technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for distribution technician
  • Possess a working knowledge of National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), electric
  • Adjust par levels to ensure availability of supplies
  • Orient and mentor staff
  • Ability and flexibility to work alternate shifts as required
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and have a strong sense of urgency to meet established deadlines
  • Contractor will provide Distribution Design Technician services in an augmented staff role for the Central Region
  • Shall act as a single point of contact that will be accessible during normal work hours
  • This person shall handle and assist with all assigned project details, and inquiries regarding scheduling, billing, availability, pricing, and reporting
  • Specifies engineering design for LTN and fiber optic facilities according to specification and/or defined compatible unit items
  • Specifies engineering design for single and three-phase overhead and underground facilities according to specifications and/or defined compatible unit terms
Qualifications for distribution technician
  • Have extensive knowledge of the Electricity LV Network
  • Be familiar with all Operational IT Systems including Microsoft Office, Power GIS, Estimate, Web TMS )
  • Must have one year experience in linen service operations in a healthcare or commercial laundry environment
  • Must be able to read, write, perform basic mathematical calculations and follow instructions
  • Must be able to demonstrate manual dexterity, accurately count linen and maintain applicable records
  • Must be able to move heavy linen carts constantly throughout the workday
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Distribution Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a distribution technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for distribution technician
  • Actively participating in team meetings and special projects as required
  • Documentation.Maintain records, inventories, use of material and placement of equipment
  • Perform a variety of tasks including issuing supplies, maintaining inventories, and compiling stock records
  • Perform following testing process and analyze result independently, including Require knowledge of testing equipment and relevant industry specific standard
  • Low voltage test
  • Power test
  • Dielectric test
  • Oil testing
  • Maintenance of test equipment’s
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practice, and procedure within test department
Qualifications for distribution technician
  • Demonstrated ability to process customer requests to fill requisitions for supplies and equipment, take instruction and follow established policy and procedure, use alphabetical and numerical skills to identify equipment and supplies necessary to fill requisitions
  • Demonstrated knowledge of proper safety practices including body mechanics, principles of inventory control
  • Demonstrated ability to process customer requests to fill requisitions for supplies and equipment, take instruction and follow established policy and procedure, use alphabetical and numerical skills to identify surgical and medical equipment and supplies necessary to fill requisitions
  • Demonstrated knowledge of proper safety practices including infection control, body mechanics and hazardous materials, medical terminology, principles of inventory control, medical and surgical instruments, equipment and supplies
  • Six (6) months (1040 hours) hands on distribution and materials management in an acute care setting
  • High school graduation or equivalent AND three years of applicable library technical experience, including one year beyond the entry level OR equivalent education/experience

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