Mercy Health

  • CDC Operations Lead

    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Full Time
    CDC Warehouse Operations
    US-MO-Earth City
  • Overview

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    We’re a Little Different


    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.


    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    The CDC Operations Lead is responsible for monitoring errors within the Consolidated Distribution Center. Monitoring of errors requires both notification to staff of errors and working with staff to improve defects.


    Record Retention - Maintains multiple databases for tracking of record storage, retrievals and destruction. Takes new records into storage by coordinating with Mercy communities, arranging for appropriate transfer, and properly labeling and storing boxes.


    Attitude – Effectively practices and promotes teamwork in all duties. Actions are consistent with objectives and goals for department, distribution center, and health system. Remembers that patients are at the end of our supply chain.

    Quality of Work – Performs duties in a manner that insures inventory accuracy throughout the Distribution Center. Verifies products, quantities, and insures label integrity. Provides notification of item maintenance when required. Actual accuracy performance consistent with established standards.

    Quantity of Work – Consistently produces work volumes relative to established standards. Recommend new methods and techniques in material handling.

    Job Knowledge – Knowledge of products and procedures relative to job duties, distribution center, and health system operations.

    Communication – Alerts Management Team of resource needs or safety issues. Informs Management Team of any issues that may impede their ability to correctly perform their job duties as assigned.

    Judgment – Makes decisions based upon job knowledge and experience. Considers all impacted areas in decision process. Seeks advice where applicable. Judgement sensible and reliable.

    Dependability & Empowerment – Completion of assignments without follow up. Ability to identify, adapt, and pursue priorities. Provides proper communication of unresolved issues in a timely manner.

    Industry - Utilizes available work hours effectively. Actively seeks other tasks upon completion


    Safety - Observes universal precautions consistently. Wears proper personal protective equipment when appropriate. Plays a daily part of maintaining a safe work environment.

    Personal Appearance - Wears clothing and Health System badge consistent with dress code. Attends to personal hygiene to maintain a clean, well-groomed appearance.

    Attendance – Adheres to Health System attendance standards. Provides advanced notification of absence where possible.



    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:


    Education: High School Diploma


    1. Three years experience in a similar position.

    2. Knowledge and/or experience with the TecSys Warehouse Management System.



    1. Demonstrated mathematical ability to count accurately and follow written instructions.

    2. Must be able to manage multiple, complex instructions simultaneously.

    3. Ability to operate forklift, oder picker, and “rider” pallet jacks.

    4. Must be able to demonstrate the ability to safely and repetitively lift and carry a 50 pound load as exhibited during a post-offer functional capacity testing process.

    5. Ability to work long hours in a warehouse preparing and loading freight.

    6. Familiarity with computers and keyboard proficiency.

    Preferred Education: Bachelor degree in Business Administration or other related college degree.


    Preferred Experience:

    1. Knowledge and experience with lot controlled and expiration dated product handling.

    2. Knowledge and experience with Q-Pulse Compliance and Improvement Management System.


    We’ll Support You at Work and Home


    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed.  We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!


    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.


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