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Courier/ Material Specialist - Part Time Regular - Thunder Bay

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Date: Jun 7, 2021

Location: Thunder Bay, ON, CA

Company: LifeLabs

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Are you someone who cares about the well-being of others? Be the one driving change.

 

 

Want to change people’s lives for the better? Now you can. LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services is a proud Canadian company with over 50 years’ experience. We provide laboratory testing services, which help healthcare providers diagnose, treat, monitor and prevent disease in patients. Our sense of accountability is what drives us to deliver the highest quality in lab services. LifeLabs is currently looking for a Part Time Regular Courier to provide specimen transport for physicians and other healthcare providers in Thunder Bay, Ontario.

 

 

 

As a Courier, you will be the LifeLabs brand ambassador on the road, demonstrating the important service LifeLabs provides to the community while maintaining our established reputation.

 

In this role, you will:

 

  • Safely transport specimens in a timely manner to preserve specimen integrity, while ensuring a high level of maturity, customer service, and accountability in various driving conditions, rural or urban areas, during daytime and evening hours.
  • Represent the LifeLabs brand with professionalism and integrity by providing a positive experience at every touch point.
  • Utilize LifeLabs technology to access and complete on-line readings and training, read emails and complete timecards.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by handling all situations with professionalism.

 

The right person for this role will be effective in a fast-paced environment while managing physical demands such as lifting or maneuvering up to 50 pounds. Some key qualities include: responsible, professional and reliable. Other requirements include:

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • A full valid driver’s license and clean driver’s record
  • 3 years of driving experience with a full valid license
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to work a specified route schedule
  • Flexible work hours and availability for sudden shift changes

 

 

You will act as a Dual role as well:

 

In this role the Materials Specialist will be responsible for maintaining inventory levels, order management and replenishment of Patient Service Centers, Physician Offices and Laboratory departments as applicable. Demonstrates LifeLabs Values in all activities.

Accountabilities:

  • Maintain and monitor appropriate inventory levels in central stores, PSCs, Physician Offices and Laboratory departments.
  • Provide customer service and support in all aspects of Materials Management for PSC, Laboratory staff and external customers. Effective troubleshooting and resolution of materials management issues. Supply empty bio-hazard and chemical waste containers to the lab as needed.
  • Monitor maintenance of the storage carousel and inventory shuttle, where applicable.
  • Receive material orders and ensure all goods are received in an acceptable condition.
  • Ensure compliance to standard processes and required regulations for the ordering, receiving, storage and distribution of materials within all sites.
  • Train PSC, distribution and laboratory staff in the use of inventory control systems as applicable.
  • Effective contributor to Diagnostics Materials Management and Lean Sigma Deployment teams.
  • Identify and implement opportunities to reduce materials costs in the areas of consumption, waste and product design.
  • Follow-up on and resolve service and problem issues.
  • Identify incidents and non-conformances; escalate as appropriate
  • Ensure confidentiality of patient information.
  • Use personal protective equipment (e.g. gloves, lab coats) as specified in EHS procedures.
  • Maintain a clean, safe and orderly work environment.
  • Laboratory environment.

 

Requirements:

  • One to two years materials management experience, preferably in a lab environment;
  • 3yrs experience in an inventory management role
  • Working experience or understanding of MRP and ERP and Lean Manufacturing an asset.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 25lbs consistently, to shoulder height. repetitive movements and bending, turning and kneeling, as well as walking required
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Basic knowledge of Excel, Outlook and Word, experience with Oracle an asset

 

Minimum Education:
High School Diploma or equivalent

 

 

We are looking for passionate individuals who share in the importance of our values: Customer Focus, Accountability, Respect and Excellence, and can live these values with us every day.

 

 

Drive your way to a fulfilling future. Apply today. IND LT

 

LifeLabs is committed to building an inclusive environment and will provide accommodations in accordance with the AODA – Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please indicate in your application any accommodations you will require throughout the recruitment process.  Alternatively please contact our corporate offices main line to be directed to a member of the Talent Acquisition team at  (416) 675-4530. 

 


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