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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

Universal Hospital Services Minneapolis, MN

Company
Universal Hospital Services
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
JR5671
AJE Ref #
576199363
Location
Minneapolis, MN
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

Job Purpose and Requirements

The Logistics Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and management of equipment movement throughout the company to fulfill customer needs, including using their knowledge of medical equipment and their financial acumen to make sound recommendations on the purchase, logistics and utilization of equipment.

Analyze, research and coordinate Logistics requests for medical equipment from UHS District Offices with immediate customer or par level needs

Maximize availability of current equipment fleet by evaluating current equipment utilization at district offices

Make decisions on most effective means of transporting equipment while meeting district needs

Serve and assist UHS field personnel regarding equipment availability, equipment orders, equipment shipments and general equipment-related questions

Recommend action plans for equipment logistics based on equipment availability while considering the most fiscally advantageous option for equipment movement

Schedule freight and padded couriers to conduct equipment moves

Document and assist with claim process for equipment damaged during shipping

Train and support UHS field personnel on ServiceNow web-based equipment ordering system

Consult on additional program development for ServiceNow web-based equipment ordering system

Develop ad hoc reports to assist in effective decision making related to UHS equipment fleet and freight costs

Run and analyze numerous reports to monitor, understand and act on changes in equipment fleet on a regular basis (interval varies by report output)

Report and track lost equipment

Function and serve as a product specialist for Critical Care medical equipment

Execute short-term tasks related to manufacturer recalls, training for field personnel, equipment information, shipping information, metrics on operational performance/trends, and customer conversions to UHS

Attend Asset360 implementation calls in assigned region

Disposal request management

All other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

Extensive knowledge of medical equipment serviced by UHS

High level of financial acumen

Advanced interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

Strong organizational skills and a high level of professionalism

Ability to multitask and be highly productive

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

Time management skills

* Ability to work to defined performance metrics for order fulfillment lead times and overall work performed.

Background Requirements

Bachelor s degree in related field

One to two years previous logistics or supply chain experienceinator

The numbers tell it all. UHS has been in business since 1939; it operates through 85 districts and serves customers in all 50 states.

Our motto? Quality. Value. Service. All of us. All the time. Now, find out what that means to you. Compensation includes base wage, 401(k). Full time opportunities offer health/dental and tuition reimbursement. Excellent career pathing opportunities as well. Learn more. Apply online today!

We are proud to be an EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment background and drug testing.

PRIMARY JOB LOCATION:

Minneapolis - Corporate

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS (IF APPLICABLE):

JOB TITLE:

Logistics Coordinator

COMPANY:

Universal Hospital Services

LOCATION CITY:

Minneapolis