Sanford Health Inventory Control Assistant - Materials Management in Aberdeen, South Dakota

Job Title: Inventory Control Assistant | Materials Management | Aberdeen

City: Aberdeen

State: South Dakota

Department : Materials Management

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr


Responsible for overseeing the perpetual inventory in assigned warehouses, maintaining a computer-based inventory management system/stock master, Periodic Automatic Replenishment (PAR) levels and managing daily cycle count activity. Works closely with the clinical leaders, physicians and department staff to assure the availability of necessary supplies and equipment for procedures. Responsible for working with the procure-to-pay team to resolve backorder problems with items, and inform the end-users of delays in product availability. Assist in coordination of new product trials with physicians, clinical staff and vendor representatives, and with product conversions and standardization initiatives in assigned warehouse locations. Review requests to add items to assigned locations and inform customers of the acceptance or denial of the requests. Responsible for overseeing product recalls in assigned warehouses and for providing information on recalled items to purchasing in a timely manner. Depending on location, may be required to achieve inventory turnover rates as assigned per location and fill rates to customers of 99 percent as related to perpetual inventory. Assist in end-of-fiscal-year audits by outside auditing from and manage other year-end duties for a successful fiscal year-end inventory of assigned warehouses. Other duties as assigned.


Manage activities such as audits, regulatory agency inspections, or product recalls. Purchase new or additional stock, or prepare documents that provide for such purchases. Uses a variety of computer hardware, operating systems, utilities and applications. Review orders for completeness according to reporting procedures and forward incomplete orders for further processing. Compile, review, and maintain data from contracts, purchase orders, requisitions, and other documents to assess supply needs. Ensures identification of customer needs and priorities. Works with metric and non-metric scales and uses conversion tools and techniques. Follows established procedures for handling non-standard requests. Helps solve business problems and meet business goals through collaborative processes. Pack and unpack items to be stocked on shelves in stockrooms, warehouses, or storage yards. Resolves common internal communications problems and obstacles.


The hours for this position are 6-2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.


High school diploma or equivalency required, Associate degree or post-secondary education and previous inventory experience preferred. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel required. Inventory management systems knowledge helpful.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

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across the region and around the world.

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City: Aberdeen

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Operations

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req23718