Manager Medical Supplies Team

Description

Manages volunteers in the sorting/production of mixed medical products into finished boxes and pallets, ready for distribution. This position oversees volunteers including work assignments, mentoring and training to ensure proper procedures and safety policies are followed. Works with staff and a large team (250+ per week) of volunteers.

Medical Teams International Calling: 

Daring to love like Jesus, we boldly break barriers to health and restore wholeness in a hurting world.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Manage volunteer scheduling, balancing skill sets to ensure production outputs.
  • Cultivate and maintain a positive work environment with volunteers.
  • Improve consistency and quality of volunteer work through updated documentation and training.
  • Strengthen engagement and retention of DC volunteers through appreciation activities in coordination with the Volunteer Engagement Team.
  • Oversee all production aspects associated with external volunteer groups.
  • Direct collaboration with Volunteer Engagement Team, managing all aspects of DC volunteer life cycle.
  • Oversee the preparation for the annual audit of inventory.
  • Oversee production processes that sort mixed medical supplies into boxes for final production.
  • Improve current systems and process to ensure efficiencies and quality of product to the field.
  • Oversee the Inventory Management System (IMS) database.
  • Manage inventory, adhering to Medical Teams International standards for dating and quality.
  • Ensure that specialized knowledge is applied to management of medical supplies.
  • Ensure that guidelines for processing supplies are up to date.
  • Supervise the Local Humanitarian Aid program, coordinating the needs of local agency partners with available hygiene and over the counter product.
  • Provide back up support to the distribution center team as needed.
  • Procure supplies for daily activities in the distribution center.
  • Assist with developing and documenting procedures of operation.
  • Develop and maintain distribution center information boards.
  • Provide training and support to the distribution center team.

OTHER DUTIES:

  • Coordinate with Logistics Manager to ensure necessary product is being processed to meet needs.
  • Utilize volunteers whenever possible.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

EDUCATION, LICENSES, & CERTIFICATIONS

Required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid Driver License.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • Certifications in warehouse, supply chain, lean management or process improvement.

EXPERIENCE

Required:

  • 3 years management experience: Teams leadership and direct staff supervision.
  • Minimum 1 year experience working with volunteer management and/or coordination.
  • Minimum 1 year experience with Gift-in-Kind programs.
  • Experience operating forklift, pallet jacks, and other warehouse equipment.
  • Pass certification tests for fork lift.
  • Understanding of medical product and medical procedures.

Preferred:

  • Medical knowledge and experience such as a CAN, EMT, RN etc.
  • Experienced strategic thinker.
  • Experience with client relations management (CRM) Software, inventory management, and financial software.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL & ABILITIES

  • Commitment to Medical Teams International Calling Statement and Values.
  • Exude a passion for leading and working with volunteers.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Skilled at working as a member or leader of a team.
  • Ability to coach, train, encourage and educate.
  • Ability to represent the organization in a professional manner to donors, volunteers, and the public.
  • Ability to lead and organize large groups of volunteers.
  • Ability to travel occasionally.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously; flexible.
  • Ability to operate well in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Skilled at building and maintaining a high functioning, high performing team.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others.
  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office; Work, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook email & calendaring, as well as internet and intranet.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORKING CONDITIONS

Tools and Equipment Used:

  • Requires frequent use of personal computer, including word processing, database programs; calculator, telephone, and copy machine.
  • Requires use of pallet jack, hand truck, and forklift (training provided).

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee is required to walk; climb stairs; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands, and arms.
  • The employee must lift and/or move up to ­­50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately.
  • In the warehouse, temperatures can range from cool to cold in the winter, to very warm in the summer.

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