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Providence Supply Chain Technician I in Torrance, California


Providence St. Joseph Health is calling a Supply Chain Technician I to our location in Torrance, CA.

One Supply Chain Management (OSCM) is the name adopted to reflect the Providence employees who work throughout Providence Health & Services in supply chain services and systems in support of our ministries and operations in all regions from Alaska to California. OSCM’s objective is to ensure our core strategy, One Ministry Committed to Excellence, is enhanced along with the overall patient care experience (know me, care for me, ease my way) by delivering a robust foundation of services, operational and technical support, and the sharing of comprehensive, relevant, and highly specialized supply chain management expertise. The Supply Chain Technician is an entry-level position based in the local ministry this position supports. This position is responsible for typical supply chain operations and logistics functions to include receiving, distribution, picking, put-away, product delivery and par/point of use replenishment and stocking as well as input of patient charges as directed. This position also is responsible for working with customers within their specific ministry ensuring an effective and streamlined supply chain experience at the local ministry/site for all caregivers they serve. Under the direction of the Supervisor, Supply Chain Operations supports daily Supply Chain operations and logistics functions at acute care ministries, medical group clinics, long term care facilities and warehouse operations for their respective ministry. The incumbent performs all duties in a manner that promotes Providence Mission, Core Values, and philosophy. In all aspects, he/she serves as a role model for the Core Values and Mission of the organization.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Master all identified tasks in the attached Supply Chain Tech competency training list within 90 days. (Tasks as required by Ministry.)

  • Sustain mastery in all identified tasks listed in the attached Supply Chain Tech competency task list. (Tasks as required by Ministry.)

  • Inventories, issues, picks and delivers supplies and equipment in an accurate and timely manner while meeting supply chain productivity goals throughout the servicing ministry.

  • Using extreme attention to detail and a strong ability to follow procedures, sustains Ministry determined performance based standards such as picking accuracy, pick rate, and/or data entry.

  • Utilize computers, pallet jacks and other similar heavy duty materials handling equipment to locate, determine levels and move supplies.

  • Utilize Materials Management Information System (MMIS) and Mobile Supply Chain Management computerized systems to accomplish all supply chain technician tasks.

  • Assist in the completion of periodic cycle and physical inventory counts.

  • Rotate inventory supplies based upon expiration dates and numbers.

  • Initiate and finalize all data entry of medical and non-medical supplies to the departments.

  • Maintain the cleanliness and organization of the storeroom in accordance with medical inventory standards and Joint Commission guidelines.

  • Assist Supply Chain Tech III with receiving functions.

  • Access and analyze MSCM and MMIS reports.

  • Perform other related duties as required.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • A High School Diploma or equivalent or a combination of education and directly applicable related work experience

  • Health stream Customer Service Certification; must be completed within 30 days of hire

Preferred qualification for this position include:

  • Relevant experience in a warehouse or storeroom environment recommended, preferably one in which an electronic inventory management system was used. Medical materials management experience preferred

About the department you will serve.

Supply Chain Management supports the transformation of quality and affordable care by delivering excellence through a system wide, integrated supply chain that provides strategic leadership and services to customers and caregivers. This team is proud to be the service that fills the caring hands that heal patients.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Buyer/Purchasing

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 265417