Status : Casual
As an integral member of Materials Management, the responsibilities of the STORESPERSON include : maintaining responsible for the daily replenishment / distribution cycle of stock items to Nursing, Clinical and Support areas;
using state of the art technologies to count inventory in designated locations each day; entering counts from pre-established quotas to determine order quantities;
transmitting orders via scanner technology to the offsite warehouse; putting away stock, in a timely manner, determining the best way to organize stock to maximize space;
answering and responding to emergency calls from Nursing units; performing all duties in compliance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act;
performing cross functional duties as assigned and / or required : performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as assigned and / or required.
At minimum, completion of high school or recognized equivalent
A valid Class G Ontario Driver’s license
Valid Lift Truck (Forklift) Operator’s license to operate tow motors (Approximately 2 days in house training)
WHMIS certificate required (Approximately 1 day in house training)
1 year to less than 2 years practical and related experience and / or 3 months to less than 6 months on the job training
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required, with the ability to read, write and comprehend English proficiently
Must have good memory to be able to know where to obtain required supplies
Must be able to develop product knowledge to respond to requests for particular items at any given time
Ability to push, pull and lift heavy objects, required.
Ability to walk, stand crouch for long periods of time, required.
Ability to use equipment common to the work being performed such as computerized inventory system, scanner, photocopier, telephone, lift trucks, tow motor etc.
Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards
Exercise initiative and good judgment with ability to multi-task
Effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and / or departmental policies
Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
Knowledge of medical product terminology required
Ability to meet the physical demands of the job including : Lifting totes weighing approximately 75 lbs, lifting products to stock onto shelves above head, pulling heavy carts, continuous standing & walking;
able to lift 31 to 40 kg
May be required to work at multiple areas as well as rotating shifts in emergency situations