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Job Title:
Material Handler

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Job Description

Job Posting #:190860
Position Available: Material Handler
Status: Regular Part-Time (0.5 FTE)
Department: Purchasing
Union: CUPE
Shifts: Days/Weekends/Evenings
Rate of Pay: $23.24 - $23.88

Internal employees must apply by midnight on October 10, 2019.

Purchasing is currently seeking a Regular Part-Time Material Handler to join their team.


- Selection of stock and delivery of supplies and equipment throughout the hospital.
- Transfer and placing orders for a variety of Medical/Surgical supplies with the use of 'hand held' terminals.
- Assist with inventory counts, quarterly audits and checks.
- Reconciling and documenting inventory discrepancies as requested by management.
- Use of computer system to locate items, inventory, data entry, etc.
- Specific duties will be based on assignment.
- Treating all staff, patients and visitors with courtesy, dignity and respect.
- Demonstrated reliable attendance, punctuality, availability and performance required.


- 1-2 years of experience in a similar environment.
- Minimum of grade 12 or equivalent required.
- Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal required.
- Previous experience in a computerized purchasing/shipping/receiving department.
- Strong organizational skills, with demonstrated ability to prioritize in a fast paced environment with competing priorities.
- Demonstrated strong time-management skills including adherence to tight deadlines.
- Basic MediTech and Microsoft Office Suite skills and knowledge a requirement.
- Experience with Supply Chain and Logistic principles.
- Good understanding of workplace safety rules and regulations.
- An understanding of clinical practices and the role consumable supplies play in these practices.
- Ability to manage some heavy lifting of boxed product on a daily basis.
- Excellent time management skills including adherence to tight deadlines.

PLEASE NOTE: Assignment and shifts subject to change based on the needs of the department.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply by clicking the "Apply for Job" button and proceed with the necessary steps. Please note that although we appreciate each and every application, only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) is a visionary community hospital, demonstrating commitment to strong successful relationships between its patients, their families and its health care teams. You will have the chance to join JBH as it embraces its new vision, new Strategic Plan, and carries out the largest capital redevelopment in its history. We are seeking candidates who demonstrate our values of compassion, accountability, respect and excellence; to our patients, families and each other.

Joseph Brant Hospital is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act ('AODA'). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at 905-632-3737 ext. 4129.