Dock Specialist, Materials Distribution

Job Description

The primary purpose of the Dock Specialist is to complete all receiving and delivery functions while maintaining a high level of customer service. The Specialist will operate under the direction of the Materials Manager and ensure that all daily work is complete for UCMC Receiving Dock.


Receiving / Delivery
  • Use Lawson system and Mobile Supply Chain handheld scanners to dock log packages in real-time as they are off-loaded from carrier to UCMC receiving dock.
  • Transport dock-logged packages into receiving area and stage in appropriate location. Must use pallet jack to maneuver skids from the dock apron to receiving location.
  • Use Lawson system and Mobile Supply Chain handhelds to receive packages by reading the packing slip and using shipping information to scan barcode and enter data into system.
  • Must understand product Unit of Measure (UOM) as it relates to Purchase Orders (PO) and receipts. Attach corresponding delivery tickets to each package and stage in assigned delivery lane.
  • Use Mobile Supply Chain handhelds to scan all packages to the correct delivery carts and deliver to end-users via a tow-motor or manually pushing/pulling a flatbed cart. Complete delivery process by scanning end-users badges and delivery tickets using Mobile Supply Chain handheld scanners.
  • Must obtain signoff from end-user upon dock pick up or department delivery. All temperature sensitive packages, such as frozen tissue or refrigerated lab supplies, must be immediately delivered to the appropriate requestor.
  • Deliveries may require driving the UC Health van to Holmes.

Gas Cylinder Deliveries
  • Transport empty tanks from point-of-use locations back to the receiving dock storage room. Deliver full tanks from receiving dock storage room to point-of-use locations to maintain appropriate quantity.

5S Dock Responsibilities
  • Must maintain standards on the dock regarding equipment placement, package flow through appropriate lanes, skid organization Must perform daily 5S related duties as assigned in team rotation Other Duties as assigned - 5% Must maintain highest levels of customer service while completing miscellaneous tasks to provide for patient care needs


Education Minimum Required: High School Diploma or GED

Experience Minimum Required: 1 - 2 Years equivalent experience