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Inventory Management Associate, Western Region

MedShare is a humanitarian aid organization that sources surplus, essential medical supplies and equipment and directly delivers them, with training, to medical facilities around the world, to help build capacity and improve the quality of life of people, communities and our planet.

 

Job Description:

MedShare seeks an Inventory Management Associate for the Western Region office (San Leandro, California). The Inventory Management Associate is primarily responsible for entering product into MedShare’s inventory database, physically relocating the product, and researching new product codes. The Inventory Management Associate is also responsible for executing key inventory maintenance activities including, but not limited to; entering donor receipts, product code maintenance, generating reports, and assisting warehouse functions.

 

 

Reports To:

Director of Operations, Western Region

 

Location

San Leandro, California

 

 

Duties & Responsibilities

Main duties:

  • Accurately enter product into database, meeting goals for individual, Western region and one MedShare production levels
  • Physically relocate product
  • Research and recommend appropriate product and donation codes

 

Other duties:

  • Enter product donation receipts into database
  • Monitor and answer questions to MedShare’s donation phone line
  • Amend, update, and consolidate existing product codes
  • Research and update values of medical supplies and non-biomedical equipment based on defined guidelines
  • Update product on orders, deleting and replacing boxes as needed
  • Create, maintain, and update various reports pertaining to inventory
  • Perform physical inventory in the warehouse
  • As needed, assist the volunteer department in running volunteer sort sessions
  • As needed, assist warehouse personnel with pulling of product for container shipments, and loading and unloading of trucks and containers
  • Update product images for recipient to view
  • Other duties as required

 

 

Requirements
  • Two years of inventory control and data entry experience desired
  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • High level of physical fitness. Required to repeatedly lift up to a maximum of 50 lbs
  • Experience leading groups of people (preferred)
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Experienced user of Microsoft Office products – especially Excel
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work well with a variety of people in an international setting
  • Understanding and passion for MedShare’s mission
  • Fluency in English (additional fluency in Spanish or French a plus)

 

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@medshare.org with “Inventory Management Associate” in the subject line. A slate of successful candidates will be invited for interviews.  Due to the large number of resumes generated, only successful candidates will be contacted.  Phone calls are discouraged.

 

MedShare is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on age, gender, race or ethnic origin, religion, veteran status, physical or medical condition, political affiliations or sexual orientation.

 

 


Biomedical Equipment Technician

MedShare is a humanitarian aid organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people, communities and our planet by sourcing and directly delivering surplus medical supplies and equipment to communities in need around the world.

MedShare seeks a Biomedical Equipment Technician for our Distribution Center in San Leandro, California. The Biomed Tech is primarily responsible for the testing and repair of donated equipment.  The Biomed Tech is also responsible for soliciting equipment donations from hospitals, distributors and manufacturers. We are looking for experienced, professional, reliable and hardworking individuals.

 

Description:

Key duties include evaluation of potential biomedical equipment donations, troubleshooting and repair of equipment, maintenance of workshop and instruction manuals, updating the inventory management database and soliciting equipment donations from hospitals, distributors and manufacturers.

 

Reports To:

Director of Operations, Western Region

Duties & Responsibilities

Main duties:

  • Conducts technical evaluation of the equipment
  • Evaluate outside equipment and provide documentation
  • Evaluate technical performance of equipment on arrival
  • Repair, scrap or designate as ready to ship
  • Find and order new parts & accessories
  • Repair existing or other equipment
  • Evaluate outside donor shipments and provide documentation

Other duties:

  • Solicit donations of biomedical equipment
  • Develop and maintain relationships with prospective donors such as biomedical technicians at hospitals, clinics, manufacturers, professional associations and other nonprofit organizations
  • Collaborate on development of ideas to market MedShare and increase equipment donations
  • Represent MedShare, as needed, with prospective donors
  • Manage the equipment database
  • Inventory the received items and label correctly
  • Update equipment status in database as needed
  • Add equipment pieces to database without inventory numbers
  • Remove items from database going to trash

 

Biomedical lab
  • Maintain the biomedical lab
  • Track and put away spare parts from donations and scrapped equipment
  • Track and manage the incoming accessories
  • Order and maintain general supplies
  • Keep manuals, tools and other pieces in designated locations
  • Maintain and add to testing equipment
  • Periodically clean and sweep
  • Clean equipment as needed
  • Work on additional projects as needed
  • Answer technical question regarding current or past shipments
  • Find or support equipment located in other countries
  • Research the operation and needs of specialized pieces
  • Other projects and responsibilities as assigned

 

Qualifications
  • 2 – 4 years of experience working with biomedical equipment preferred
  • Associate degree related to the field
  • Lifting requirements (40lbs.)
  • Ability to work effectively in a rapidly changing work environment
  • Good written and verbal communication skills including public speaking, telephone and email
  • International experience in the field preferred but not required
  • Proficiency with other languages such as French or Spanish is preferred but not required
  • Proficiency with various types of computer software including MS Office

 

Application Instructions

MedShare offers a competitive benefits package for all fulltime employees.  The organization provides ample opportunities to learn about global health issues, medical supply chain management and philanthropic fundraising.  Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and salary expectations to: jobs@medshare.org with “Biomedical Equipment Technician” in the subject line.

Must have viable references from prior supervisors.  We will check all references!  BART friendly location.


 

MedShare is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on age, gender, race or ethnic origin, religion, veteran status, physical or medical condition, political affiliations or sexual orientation.

Thank you for considering MedShare!