Materials Team Lead
West Virginia University Hospitals 19 reviews - Morgantown, WV

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Summary: The Materials Team Leader daily tasks vary by the assigned area. Specific functions of a team leader may include the following: review call-offs and follow procedure for calling in replacements; reorganize tasks to cover vacancies; upholds policies of the department and WVUH; make sure pumps and equipment pick ups are done during shift; oversee training; assists management in ensuring daily departmental objectives are achieved. Serves as the departmental representative in the absence of supervisory staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Duties are monitored by management staff and include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Quality: ensures that all assigned area are done to department standards.
  • Accuracy: Follows all procedures for inventorying and restocking
  • Safety: Follows all WVUH safety policies and ensures workers in area also follow safety policies. Reports safety hazards and equipment failures in timely manner.
  • Customer Service: Follows all STAR standards and ensures coworkers provide exemplary customer service. Addresses customer concerns and complaints in timely manner. Follows-up with manager on customer service issues and suggestions for improvement.
  • Staffing: Reviews daily call-off log and coordinates with manager regarding arrangements already made and/or begins making arrangements. Completes additional tasks as needed to ensure department responsibilities are met. May rearrange tasks to fairly distribute workload. Demonstrates the ability to effectively direct and coordinate the assignments of team members as required.
  • Communication: Works closely with management and staff in assigned area. Also communicates effectively
(respectful, honest, caring) with nursing and other hospital personnel that contact Materials Management. Serves as departmental contact person/representative in the absence of management. Ensures that main department phone line is answered at all times according to Personal Attention and STAR standards

  • Cost Control: Ensures that oldest products are utilized first to prevent waste. Is aware of customers and surroundings to prevent loss/theft.
  • Training: Works with manager to plan training of new employees and cross training of current employees. Either conducts training personally or oversees training by another staff member.
  • Other duties may be assigned ; may be asked to perform a task generally done by any other MHA classification
Performance Standard: Adheres to the established Performance Expectations for WVUH

Employees in the areas of People, Service, Performance Improvement, and Shared Values &


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must

be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable

accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential


o Ability to push/pull up to 600#

o Ability to lift 60#

o Ability to stand for up to 100% of the workday, significant walking throughout WVUH.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of

those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable

accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential


Position Requirements

Education and Experience :
  • High School Diploma or GED is preferred
  • Basic computer skills proficiency (email, Lawson)
  • Basic math skills
Other Qualifications/Skills

  • Thorough familiarity with all task assignments of area where performing team leader responsibilities
  • Ability to follow written and oral instruction
  • Possess ability to safely operate all equipment utilized in area where performing team leader responsibilities.
  • Possess the ability to effectively train others for task assignments in area where performing team leader responsibilities.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks and direct other’s activities efficiently.
  • Communicates well with management and coworkers and is viewed as a team player by coworkers.
Entry: 10.77

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West Virginia University, founded in 1867, is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, a city of nearly 28,000 residents near West Virginia's...