Expeditor II, Materials Management

What Materials Management contributes to Cardinal Health

Materials Management is responsible for the management of material inventory levels to ensure that raw material components and manufactured products are available when needed to satisfy the plant and customer requirements. Responsibilities include the planning and procurement of material components to minimize obsolescence and overstock situations while achieving maximum customer service levels


  • Ordering and managing supplies for specific hospital units; inputs product information into computer
  • Break down cases of product and replenish stock rooms
  • Lifting boxes that are 50 pounds routinely and push or pull approximately 200 pounds
  • Unpacking small and large items
  • Detail oriented, making sure products are stocked in the proper place 

    • Perform the daily inventory and replenishment process of medical and surgical supplies for all floor locations within the hospital 
    • Maintenance of stock locations (inventory rotation, product expiration audits, product recalls, organization and cleanliness)
    • Close interaction with clinical nurse managers, logistics staff and nursing staff 
    • Position requires the flexibility to work overtime without notice
    • Scheduled work days may fall on weekends and/or holidays


  • Good written communication skills
  • 1-2 years experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft office preferred

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies acquired knowledge and skills to complete standard tasks
  • Readily learns and applies new information and methods to work in assigned area
  • Maintains appropriate licenses, training and certifications
  • Works on routine assignments that require some problem resolution
  • Works within clearly defined standard operating procedures and/or scientific methods
  • Adheres to all quality guidelines
  • Works under moderate degree of supervision
  • Work typically involves regular review of output by work lead or supervisor
  • Refers complex unusual problems to supervisor

This position is located within the Henry Ford Detroit Hospital. The hours are Monday - Friday from 2:30 pm to 11:00 pm with rotating weekends.