Inventory Control Clerk Inter

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We are seeking a highly motivated individual to perform the assigned duties for the daily operation in order to assure accurate and timely receipt, processing, and distribution of supplies.  This candidate will provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers while implementing standardized work.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world?s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings


Provide inventory control support by maintaining records of materials in inventory and on order. Track order status and forecast needs for future orders based on clinic usage and established product levels. Monitor inventory and initiate stock replenishment electronically when stock reaches designated reorder point. Reconcile discrepancies with orders placed and inventory received. Manage the loading dock and all incoming deliveries and distribute to the appropriate suites. Stock vendor deliveries in designated areas/supply rooms. Review expiration dates on all incoming inventory and rotate stock accordingly. Report and resolve inaccurate and damaged inventory to appropriate vendors and to internal customers.

Selected individual will work under minimal supervision.

Required Qualifications*

  • High School diploma or equivalent is necessary.  2-5 years of experience in a similar position. Must be able to meet the physical demands of the position. Must be proficient in excel, inventory and database software
  • Individual must exhibit a professional and positive image when interacting with patients, faculty and staff.  They must also adhere to a high standard of personal and professional conduct; possess excellent customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills; and demonstrated ability to interact with a diverse population.
  • Candidates must be able to work effectively and handle multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.  In addition, candidate must demonstrate problem solving skills, proficient computer and keyboarding skills, and possess a demonstrated record of excellent attendance.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Associate Degree
  • Previous experience in Inventory Management within a medical facility/setting
  • Knowledge of University Policies and Procedures

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.