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Working As A Distribution Technician

  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Performing General Physical Activities
  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
  • Deal with People

  • $23,220

    Average Salary

What Does A Distribution Technician Do At Aramark

* Will clean, deliver, perform minor maintenance on distribution medical equipment according to the department policies and procedures
* Will be responsible for inventory tracking, supplies and customer service responsibilities.
* Adheres to the following guidelines and responsibilities 100% of the time.
* Follows established department procedures to accurately verify and deliver the proper equipment by visually checking department requests and obtaining a verbal verification as needed.
* Delivers and/or sets up required equipment at various patient care areas throughout the hospital in a safe and efficient manner.
* Reports to the nursing unit and notifies nursing staff of equipment being delivered and/or pickup up and records delivery and/or pick up.
* Initiates or assists in transfer process of equipment from or to the Distribution department.
* Communicates to supervisor the completion of assigned duties and proceeds as instructed.
* If a delay or problem occurs in delivery of equipment, Distributor informs supervisor immediately and proceeds according to instructions issued.
* Provides directions and other helpful information to visitors and others while performing distribution duties.
* Returns equipment promptly to the CES area after pick-up and performs proper cleaning and infection control procedures.
* Performs basic operational check on all equipment made ready for distribution.
* Dresses in accordance with the dress code while adhering to proper hygiene when reporting for work and performing job duties.
* Adheres to the established policies addressing the confidentiality of patient information.
* Displays positive working relations with team members and customers throughout the hospital, communicating positively and appropriately.
* Assists in training new employees

What Does A Distribution Technician Do At Kelly Services

* Physically receives all items and verifies the accuracy of shipments by checking for shortages and damaged good prior to entry into SAP.
* Ensures that any discrepancies are reported to the Manager, Distribution & Building Operations.
* Process deliveries through the courier shipping systems, print computer waybills, label boxes, sort and stage orders for shipment.
* Regularly perform physical inventory counts of finished goods products, verifying the counts and lot numbers in all storage locations are correct.
* Pick orders from inventory
* Prepare and stage transfer orders and update operations systems as required.
* Pack orders ensuring that all products are verified by the bar code scanners and SAP system, include all necessary documentation and labels for shipment to customers.
* Ensure that all individual workstations are warehouse areas are kept neat and clean.
* Operate all motorized material handling equipment and ensure that the units are kept in good working condition.
* Report any mechanical problems or safety concerns to the Manager,
* Distribution & Building Operations immediately.
* Ensure that all work is performed according to GMP, Standard Operating Procedures, Company Policies and Established Safety Guidelines.
* Shifts available:
* st (7am
* pm)
* rd (10pm
* am)
* Pay:
* st shift - $14/hr.
* rd shift - $15/hr.
* Location: Plainfield, IN
* If you meet the above requirements and would like to be considered, please click to apply or call us at 317
* to learn more

What Does A Distribution Technician Do At Compass Group, North America

* Delivers clean linen to the different departments within the hospitals.
* Picks up all soiled carts from all floors if working on the second shift.
* Takes and fills orders from hospital staff.
* Ensures all exchange carts are delivered to the floors.
* Ensures all soil linen has been picked up and taken to the receiving dock.
* Ensures all soil carts are full; if not full, plans for consolidation.
* Reports issues or concerns to supervisor immediately.
* Ensures that linen room is left neat and organized at the end of the shift.
* Builds clean, neat, organized carts to set standard par level.
* Cleans linen room as necessary—sweep, mop, pick-up as necessary.
* Opens new linen for processing.
* Aligns/stages carts as needed.
* Performs other duties as assigned

What Does A Distribution Technician Do At The Christ Hospital Health Network

* Orders low unit of measure medical supplies to maintain appropriate inventory levels utilizing designated inventory management system.
* Delivers, stows and rotates medical supplies to patient care areas.
* Communicates recommendations of par level changes to Assistant Manager of Distribution.
* Assists receiving clerks with logging of inbound parcels and the distribution of non- low unit of measure items using handheld devices when selected to do so by distribution management.
* Ensures all items stocked within the par area are rotated.
* Removes any expiring product from shelf prior to its expiration.
* Performs monthly area checks to ensure only servicable products are stocked.
* Keeps supply areas clean and organized.
* Maintains and distributes appropriate inventory of medical gases on patient care areas as assigned.
* Completes designated supply cycle counts in designated patient care area supply locations as scheduled.
* Picks up return merchandise from hospital departments returns to dock for proper processing.
* Scans and indexes packing slips into hospital document management system as assigned.
* Assists in product conversions, par area redesigns and optimization projects as assigned.
* Familiarity with supply distribution.
* Ability to safely operate an electric fork lift.
* General computer knowledge

What Does A Distribution Technician Do At Navy Federal Credit Union

* Responsibilities for Solutions Architects1.
* Technical Leadership
* Partners with business units and ISD stakeholders to ensure technical solutions fit business needs
* Continuously improves technical knowledge and expertise of assigned suite of applications via design and architecture reviews
* Maintains current awareness of industry standards, innovations and industry best practices applicable to assigned applications
* Provides technical guidance and subject matter expertise to ISD staff
* Promotes cross training and knowledge transfer among ISD staff2.
* Architectural Deliverables
* Collaborates with customers and analysts to evaluate and assist in building business requirements
* Participates with product planning and execution through entire product lifecycle
* Promotes development, delivery and maintenance of quality documentation for assigned applications
* Participates in project discovery phase of assigned projects
* Initiates Project Portfolio Management requests for opportunities for improvements
* Contributes to Rough Order of Magnitude level estimates within the defined SLAs timeframe and assists with additional refined estimates
* Promotes adherence to Navy Federal’s defined Project Management Framework and documentation requirements
* Participates in vendor selection process by creating and/or validating vendor SOWs, RFPs, software evaluations and other activities3.
* Architecture Governance
* Provides guidance for adherence to the documented enterprise, application and architecture principles
* Performs reviews of all new and existing applications and system modifications to promote scalability and business continuity through designs prior to deployment
* Approve for design documentation produced by project team and code reviews

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How To Become A Distribution Technician

Material recording clerks usually need to have a high school diploma and are trained on the job. There are no formal education requirements for stock clerks and order fillers.


Production, planning, and expediting clerks; shipping, receiving, and traffic clerks; and material and product inspecting clerks need a high school diploma or equivalent.

Production, planning, and expediting clerks need to have basic knowledge of computer applications such as spreadsheet software.

There are no formal education requirements for stock clerks and order fillers.


Material recording clerks usually learn to do their work on the job. Training for most material recording clerks may last less than a month. Production, planning, and expediting clerks’ training can take several months.

Typically, a supervisor or more experienced worker trains new clerks.

Material recording clerks first learn to count stock and mark inventory and then move onto more difficult tasks, such as recordkeeping. Production clerks need to learn how their company operates before they can write production and work schedules.


With additional training or education, material recording clerks may advance to other positions within their firm, such as purchasing agent. Clerks in retail establishments can move into the sales department.

Important Qualities

Communication skills. Production, planning, and expediting clerks are frequently in contact with suppliers, vendors, and production managers and need to be able to communicate the firm’s scheduling needs effectively.

Customer-service skills. Stock clerks sometimes interact with customers in retail stores and may have to get the item the customer is looking for from the storeroom.

Detail oriented. Material and product inspecting clerks check items for defects, some of which are small and difficult to spot.

Math skills. Some material recording clerks use math to calculate shipping costs or take measurements.

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Distribution Technician Demographics


  • Male

  • Female

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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

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  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • Khmer

  • Hindi

  • Swedish

  • Chinese

  • Ukrainian

  • Dakota

  • Sami

  • French

  • Mandarin

  • Urdu

  • Polish

  • Italian

  • Russian

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Top Distribution Technician Skills

  1. Safety
  2. Customer Service
  3. Procedures
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Promoted safety and proper work techniques and protective gear for all personnel.
  • Defined organization roles and responsibilities, hired staff; developed ongoing customer service and technical training.
  • Collected, processed, and deposited coins from vending machines following prescribed procedures.
  • Delivered medical supplies to floor and stocked supplies for use on patients.
  • Maintain supply inventory within the department as well as patient care areas and where Par cart replenishment is implemented.

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