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Technician, Materials II

Primary Location Hillsboro, Oregon Facility Westside Hospital Job Number 1217719 Date posted 11/29/2023
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Under indirect supervision of the Distribution Supervisor, works within the facility/or assigned areas to establish and maintain adequate supplies to support the area in the delivery of patient care using established Policy and Procedure to ensure acquisition is done in a timely, cost-effective manner.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide inventory expertise:Review usage statistics via on-line system and reports to identify supply utilization, use analytical skills to set and maintain appropriate inventory levels, advise customers of inventory trends and negotiate with department coordinators to promote cost effective inventory management. Act as liaison with customers for all MSD services, determine needs and select appropriate course of action to fulfill their supply needs. Obtain appropriate signature per SOX requirements and in accordance with policy 1C (DOA).

  • Process orders:Prepare and enter routine replenishment orders on line, review status of orders, work with appropriate parties to expedite needs.

  • Supply Replenishment: Inventory, pick, receive, inspect, store and distribute approved supplies according to established guidelines. Process returns and report picking errors within 2 days, Obtain appropriate signatures per SOX requirements and within accordance with UCOA policy 1C (DOA). Perform recycling functions: process goods for recycling (batteries, toners, etc), process and prepare surplus property for ship outs and deliver inbound to customers. Fill Supply orders. Accurately interpret and fill customer orders requested via phone, fax, requisition or picklist. Access to medication rooms without escort of Pharmacy staff to perform inventory and replenishment responsibilities.

  • Perform Administrative duties: Including inventory maintenance (RAP), reprinting and updating inventory books, updating voicemail(s) daily, respond to emails and maintenance of email account, filing according to standard operating procedures.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor in support of customers or department operations.

Basic Qualifications:



  • Minimum two (2) years of inventory control experience.

  • Minimum one (1) year materials handling experience.



  • N/A


License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A


Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in a Tech I position for a minimum of six (6) months.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with indirect supervision.

  • Record of good attendance.

  • Demonstrated customer-focused service skills.

  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills.

  • Demonstrated PC Proficiency including data entry, email, spreadsheets and word documents.

  • Demonstrated adaptability to changes in work environment and related assignments.

  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Able to maintain a mature problem solving attitude while dealing with interpersonal conflict, hazardous conditions, hostility or time demands.

  • Demonstrated effective time management skills

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and negotiate with multiple levels of staff.

  • Able to lift fifty (50) - sixty five (65) pounds routinely and carry distances of one hundred (100) ft or less.

  • Able to push a cart weighing up to three hundred fifty (350) lbs.

  • Must be able to life/stoop/bend repeatedly during an eight (8) hour shift.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of experience equivalent Materials Management/ Supply Chain experience.

  • Two (2) years of customer service.

  • Medical Terminology.

  • Knowledge of Kaiser Permanente System.

  • Medical supply familiarity.

  • Knowledge of hospital supply distribution.

  • Working knowledge of safety policy and procedures.

  • Organizational skills.

Primary Location: Oregon,Hillsboro,Westside Hospital Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Evening Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 01:00 PM Working Hours End: 09:30 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: W06|SEIU|Local 49 Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Westside Medical Cntr - MaterialMgmt-Storeroom - 1001 Pay Range: $22.85 - $25 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: No At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest