• Materials Management Representative-(Monday-Friday 9pm-5:45am)

    MD Anderson Cancer CenterHouston, TX 77007

    Job #1111619006

  • The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.


    The primary purpose of the Materials Management Services Representative position is to provide support for the operations of all sections of Materials Management Services. This position impacts day-to-day operations of assigned areas and departments throughout the institution with respect to inventory and logistics of patient and research supplies, equipment and service. This position must also comply with all departmental, Q.I., safety, fire, JCAHO guidelines that apply to the Materials Management area. This position is expected to participate in in-house training in-services to gain information regarding new policies and procedures, to assure appropriate response to issues, to acquire or refresh skills or to enhance job performance. This position is required to perform housekeeping and maintenance functions not inclusive of those performed Environmental Services or Facilities Services both at the par level area or inventory location.

    Key Functions

    1. Logistics Area

    • Perform receipt of supplies, linen and/or equipment by checking merchandise against order documents. Document deficiencies, if any, and refer problem situations to appropriate personnel for resolution. Deliver all requests for supplies, linen, equipment and/or packages to assigned areas in a timely and appropriate manner.

    • Operate materials handling equipment to include carts, pallet jacks, hand truck and ergo-tug.

    2. Warehouse Area

    • Daily operation of the shipping/receiving dock at decommissioned asset warehouse.

    • Responsible safe operation of material handling equipment including forklift, pallet jacks.

    • Assisting Asset Coordinator in tagging of new assets as needed.

    • Clerical activities to include processing of receipts and transfers of assets from/to warehouse.

    • Responsible for overall housekeeping of warehouse areas.

    3. PARS Area

    • Place approved orders with vendors via computer download of par level inventories. In the event of a system failure, this function may be handled manually. Operate a handheld device for inventory management and/or signature capture.

    • Maintain records for inventory, acquisition and transfer to ensure proper chain of custody for all deliveries and pickups.

    4. Inventory Area

    • Verify inventory computations by comparing them to physical counts of stock, and investigate discrepancies or adjust errors.

    • Demonstrate competence in accessing information and performing tasks (issues, credits, print out of various reports) from the following software systems: materials management, point of use, patient charge labeling, linen management, package tracking and institutional mail.

    • Determine proper storage methods, identification, and stock location based on turnover, environmental factors, and physical capabilities of facilities.

    • Examine and inspect stock items for wear or defects, reporting any damage to supervisors.



    Required: Three years of relevant work experience


    Required: High school diploma or equivalent

    It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. ~~~

    Additional Information

    • Requisition ID: 132836

    • Employment Status: Full-Time

    • Employee Status: Regular

    • FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

    • Work Week: Nights, Rotating, Weekends

    • Fund Type: Hard

    • Pivotal Position: No

    • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 28,800

    • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 36,000

    • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 43,200