UnitedHealth Group Warehouse Specialist - La Crosse, WI in La Crosse, Wisconsin
Careers with LHI. Our focus is simple. We’re innovators in cost-effective health care management. And when you join our team, you’ll be a partner in impacting the lives of our customers, and employees. We’ve joined OptumHealth, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the health system work better for everyone. We’re located on the banks of the beautiful Mississippi River in La Crosse, Wis., with a satellite office in Chicago and remote employees throughout the United States. We’re supported by a national network of more than 25,000 medical and dental providers. Simply put, together we work toward a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Our team members are selected for their dedication and mission-driven focus. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life’s best work.(sm)
The Warehouse Specialist will be responsible for performing duties and responsibilities related to general building and warehouse processes to support daily Distribution Operations Center (DOC) operations as well as manage inventory requirements for all contracts, LHI facilities and fixed and embedded clinic locations. Individuals in this role will also ensure all inventory is properly stored, handled and maintained to ensure the highest quality products to our customers.
The statements listed below are not intended to be all inclusive of the duties and responsibilities of the position. Based on leadership decisions and business needs, “ all other duties as assigned ” will be expected for each position.
Implementand/or complete preventative maintenance and calibration programsaccording to manufacturer guidelines and internal timelines
Ensurerelevant documentation is maintained to prepare for potential audits orrefunds
Recordand communicate to management regarding needed supplies and materials
Trackinventory by completing manual written logs and/or update relevant ITsystems
Writeand/or assist in creation of purchase order needed to secure resources andservices from suppliers
Demonstrateknowledge of supplier contracts
Keepmanagement informed of potential problems or issues that need to beresolved
Identifyand communicate opportunities to improve operational efficiencies,eliminate waste, or contain costs
Maintaincosts and budgets with in established financial guidelines
Gatherinformation from relevant stakeholders in order to inform procurementdecisions
Ensurerelevant invoices form external vendors are checked againstorders/deliveries and necessary approvals received and are processed forpayment
Ensureadequate resources and materials are available
Provisionresources according to internal needs and policies
Assist with creating and updating DOCeducational material to include but notlimited to SOP’s, work instructions, policies, process flows, etc. andmaintaining and updating LHI DMS database
Maintain high production volume andquality setting work standards to meet and exceed daily work force metrics
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in anenvironment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what ittakes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other rolesyou may be interested in.
High school Diploma or GED
6 months experience and skill level with inventory management processes and procedures
6 month experience computer skills including Microsoft Office programs and the ability to work independently out of an internal database in assigned work area
Ability to work while standing for extended periods of time up to 10 hours a day
Capable of lifting up to 35lbs frequently (34-66% of the time)
Physical ability to bend, reach, twist, package and transport (shift/roll/push/pull) multi-sized packages that range from 10 – 35lbs frequently and 50+lbs occasionally to rarely with assistance.
Capable of driving company vehicles to assist with packages and mail deliveries.
Valid driver’s license
Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Business or other related field
Minimum 1 year experience in a warehouse/distribution environment working with inventory management processes and shipping and receiving carriers.
Knowledge of safety standards in a warehouse environment.
OSHA Safety certification
Previous leadership experience
Experience with Government contracting or military environment
Knowledge of military medical readiness requirements
National Career Readiness Certificate
Experience with operation of basic warehouse tools--i.e. dollies, pallet jacks, forklift, etc
Flexibility in daily duties with the ability to prioritize and organize tasks to meet deadlines
Must be dependable with the ability to perform responsibilities and solve routine problems with minimal or zero supervision
Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization
Must be able to work with others as part of a team
Ability to apply strong problem solving, organizational, time management and team building skills to day to day activities
Effectively manage stress and work in a fast pace environment while meeting tight deadlines
Adaptive to changing business requirements while maintaining productivity and a positive work environment
Supportive of and interest in promoting LHI Culture
OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare’s support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment
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