Materials Services Assistant



Materials Handling

Full Time

Day Shift

8:00 am - 4:30 pm


As the Materials Services Assistant you will:

  • Be responsible for daily Hospital receiving and distribution operations to ensure that patients and staff receive quality service in the most economical and expeditious manner.

  • Receive, scan, sort incoming supplies and verify that materials received match those ordered in both type and quantity.

  • Perform regular inventory checks to ensure appropriate inventory levels are maintained in the storeroom.

  • Work closely with Purchasing Manager and Nurse Managers to determine supply needs.

  • Transport and oversee distribution of supplies to the appropriate departments within the hospital.

  • Participate in the preparation, assembly and shipping of outgoing materials.

  • Maintain accurate records of requisitions, packing slips and receipts to keep accounts and supplies current.

  • Perform mailroom duties such as sorting mail, providing a variety of postal services.

  • Keep apprised of Hospital staff changes and update the mail machine address book and mailbox information as needed.   


  • High school diploma/GED

  • 1 year of related experience including knowledge of inventory control, materials handling techniques and standard record keeping procedures; the ability to operate a hand truck, dolly, pallet jack; ability to use calculator; and general computer experience.

  • Valid Maryland driver's license with good record at time of appointment and meet Sheppard Pratt requirements to operate Sheppard Pratt vehicles throughout time in position.

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