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Inventory Specialist in Murray, KY at Rotech Healthcare Inc.

Date Posted: 11/27/2018

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    Murray, KY
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Job Description


Join the Leader in the Home Healthcare Industry! Rotech Healthcare Inc.

Let us be Your Road to Success


We are seeking a dedicated Inventory Specialist who wants to be part of a company that makes a difference in patients' lives. The Inventory Specialist position is responsible for ensuring accurate entry, coordination and management of all warehouse physical activity with the Company's Warehouse and Patient Management systems.   This position engages in a variety of warehouse and business transactions that are critical to the operation of the Murray Distribution Center including supporting the accurate and timely supply of products to the Company's patient base.

Why work for Rotech? If we take a look at all the ways employees benefit from working at Rotech, we have a philosophy we like to call: "The Rotech Difference."

What's the Rotech Difference? It's made up of all the benefits, services and offerings available to Rotech Employees. It is the employee-based strategies that make our company an employer of choice in the healthcare industry. As a member of the Rotech Healthcare Team, employees can take advantage of many great opportunities as part of their career path.

  • Accurate and timely receiving, entry and put away of all inventory receipts
  • Accurately processes and documents product returns as required following established procedures
  • Adheres to and implements all company policies and procedures
  • Assists in providing information necessary to process invoices for payment
  • Complies with applicable laws and regulations
  • Ensure transaction activity is reconciled between all applicable business systems
  • Establish relationships with department peers and other departments
  • Maintain inventory system accuracy between physical quantities and Warehouse Management System (WMS) quantities
  • Maintaining a clean, organized, and safe warehouse working environment
  • May lead, guide, and train staff/student employees, interns, and/or volunteers performing related work; may participate in the recruitment of volunteers, as appropriate to the area of operation
  • Order planning and printing, inventory allocation, and order audits
  • Performing physical inventory cycle counts and periodic physical inventory
  • Performs daily clerical duties, including data entry, answering telephones, and assisting customers
  • Physical movement of products in the warehouse and ensuring an orderly and uninterrupted flow of products to the pick-pack-ship line
  • Practices safe work habits, ensuring a safe work environment
  • Prompt investigation and resolution of all on hand inventory issues, variances, and transaction discrepancies
  • Purchasing activities for stock and nonstock inventory to support business needs and avoid stock outs and backorders
  • Recording all product movements in the Warehouse Management System (WMS) via bar code scanning devices and other data entry methods as needed
  • Volunteers and performs other duties as required or assigned
  • Working as a team to achieve daily warehouse management, accuracy and shipment goals
  • Works well with a team and all coworkers

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Experience in medical field, distribution, and inventory management preferred
  • Previously inventory background preferred
  • Valid driver's license with a clean record in the state in which you reside (where applicable)
  • Employment is contingent upon a drug screening test and background investigation

Communication Skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills desired
  • Communicates effectively with team members, management, vendors, and other departments both verbally and in writing to ensure questions and concerns are processed in a timely manner

Analytical Skills

  • Ability to understand the integrations and dependencies of the warehouse operations and processes with the Warehouse Management System.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other Office tools
  • Ability to reconcile stock counts to report data.
  • Database management skills.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Strong attention to detail and accurate work with a sense of urgency and responsiveness
  • Ability to read and interpret a variety of instructions in a variety of communication mediums.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and possessing good time-management skills

Physical Demands

  • Requires sitting, walking, standing, talking and or listening; extensive walking and working on one's feet for extended periods of time
  • Requires close vision to small print on computer and or paperwork/forms/labels
  • Requires lifting and transporting of boxes, manipulate pallets of products using a hand truck, accessing product using approved safety stairs

Machines, Equipment and Technical Abilities

  • Handheld bar code scanner - manipulate the scanner and input the required data
  • Ability to utilize a computer and operate select functions within the Warehouse Management System.
  • Utilization of certain material handling equipment
  • Clerical, word processing, and/or office skills.
  • Must possess working knowledge of common office equipment (e.g. fax machine, copier, printer, phone, computer, etc.) is required

Work Environment

  • Warehouse and office environment

Departmental Interaction

  • Interacts daily with Inventory Supervisor, Inventory Team Lead, department peers, vendors, and other Rotech departments when required

Rotech Offers:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Career Path and Management opportunities
  • Health and wellness benefits to include medical, prescription, dental and vision plans, short term and long term disability, supplemental life insurance and flexible spending accounts
  • Employee Assistance program
  • PTO and Paid Holidays
  • 401K
  • Bonuses
  • Employee Discounts
  • Employee Referral program
  • Employee Recognition program
  • Employee Service Program

Make the right move, apply today!

This process will take approximately 2-5 minutes to complete. The hiring manager will review your resume and contact you if your qualifications match our needs. We appreciate your interest in Rotech Healthcare Inc.


Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities

Rotech Healthcare Inc. recruits, employs, trains, promotes, transfers, separates from employment and compensates employees without regard to membership in, association with, or perception of race, color, age, gender, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or any other personal characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in each locality where Rotech has employees.


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