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Materials Expeditor I (4993)

Company: Vitalant
Location: San Bernardino
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Responsible for unpacking, storing, maintaining and rotating inventoried items, supplies and equipment within the mobile staging areas. Pulls and stages mobile carts, supplies and equipment according to schedule and requirements. Maintains an inventory-tracking system for mobile supplies, materials and equipment. Performs audits of inventories, equipment and supplies in mobile staging areas as needed and as required by various procedures. Maintains mobile staging areas in a neat and orderly arrangement. Provides unparalleled customer service and employee responsiveness.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Mobile Staging

  1. Unpacks items to be stocked and stores items in an orderly and accessible manner.

  2. Coordinates, organizes and stages equipment and supplies for blood drives on schedule

  3. Performs set ups and breakdowns for mobiles.

  4. Provides support for all mobiles, i.e. pulling supplies, restocking carts/trays, quality control and cleaning of specified equipment, and organization of equipment and supplies for each mobile.

  5. Maintains supplies and work area in a neat and orderly arrangement. Work areas and supplies include (but not limited to) warehouse and mobile staging.

  6. Maintains supplies, tools, equipment, and storage areas in accordance with internal standards, safety and FDA regulations.

  7. Responsible for maintenance and cleaning of mobile equipment, supply shelves and storage areas.

  8. Loads and/or unloads vehicles.

  9. Consults supervisor for any situation not covered by policy or procedure.

  10. Understands and adheres to all departmental and company procedure/policies.

  11. Provides excellent customer service to both internal and external customers.

  12. May drive company vehicles to and from locations for delivery, service, or pick-ups.

  13. Conforms to all safety practices as dictated by the Health and Safety Manual.

  14. Keeps all work areas neat and clean at all times. Work areas include (but not limited to) warehouse and vehicles.

  15. Assists in the flows of inventoried items and supplies throughout the organization.

  16. Performs other duties as assigned.


Must maintain a high standard for conscientious, courteous, and enthusiastic service to internal and external customers, and the public in general. Must make customer's needs a high priority in face-to-face or telephone contact. Must consistently deliver service in a timely, accurate, professional, and friendly manner. And/or demonstrates a high level of problem-solving skills.


Work mostly includes various duties involving different and unrelated processes and methods. Decisions on what needs to be done frequently require analysis of the subject in each assignment, and chosen course of action may be selected from several alternatives. Work involves conditions and elements that must be analyzed to identify interrelationships. Work may often include varied duties requiring many different and unrelated processes and methods such as those relating to aspects of administrative or professional fields. Decisions by the employee as to what needs to be done include assessment of unusual circumstances, variations in approach and incomplete or conflicting data.


Overall, objectives and resource allocations are determined by the supervisor, providing broad administrative direction, with assignments given in terms of broadly defined missions or functions. Employee plans, designs and carries out programs, projects, studies or other work independently. Results are considered technically sound by virtue of the employee's expertise, and are generally accepted with review only for conformity to objectives, contribution to program goals or advancement of technological understanding.


To perform this job successfully, each essential duty (as identified above) must be performed satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  1. Ability to operate material handling equipment including the ability to load and unload trucks.

  2. Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

  3. Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

  4. Basic computer skills.

  5. Ability to understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

  6. Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

  7. Ability to manage difficult supply and demand patterns.

  8. Ability to communicate effectively.

  9. Math and reconciliation skills.

  10. Knowledge of warehouse protocol.

  11. Able to lift 40 pounds and push/pull 300 pounds.

  12. Ability to perform physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.

  13. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

  14. Excellent time management skills (organized).

  15. Strong customer service and follow-up skills.


High School Diploma or GED.


1 to 3 years of experience in a progressive environment with experience in aspects of warehouse, stockroom and material handling from data entry to inventory management and staging. Experience working in a highly regulated and structured environment preferred.


Valid California Driver's License. Forklift License a plus.


Refer to ADA checklist attached for physical demands.


Typical non-standard conditions with moderate risks, driving, and maintenance work mechanical/electrical/HVAC tools/equipment.

Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Vets

Our organization is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to or call 909-386-6875 to let us know the nature of your request. A representative will respond to accommodation requests within two business days. Please note that this email/phone number is for medical/disability accommodations only and any other inquiries will not receive a response.

EEO is the Law. For more EEO information about applicant rights click here.

Our organization participates in E-Verify, for more information click here.

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test in accordance with LifeStream's established guidelines.

Keywords: Vitalant, San Bernardino , Materials Expeditor I (4993), Other , San Bernardino, California

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