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Job Details

Materials Management Shift Supervisor

Requisition #: 191105
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Manager/Supervisor
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Aug. 22, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

Position Summary:

Reports to the Materials Manager and/or Director and is responsible for scheduling, supervision and coordination of materials management staff and activities. The area includes medical supply distribution, receiving, equipment distribution, remote inventory management, decontamination activities, customer service and emergency carts.


Comprehensive understanding of staff supervision and shift work. Knowledge of receiving, distribution and customer service activities obtained by working in a healthcare environment as it relates to medical supplies and portable equipment. Knowledge of the decontamination of equipment. Familiarity with Materials Management Information Systems (MMIS) and various information technology support systems.


Work requires the completion of two years of college or relevant combination of education and experience in order to prepare reports, perform calculations, maintain records, and deal effectively with staff and customers.

Work Experience:

A minimum of two (2) years materials management experience in a healthcare or materials distribution related environment. Supervisory and health care supply chain experience preferred.


Day Shift, Full Time (40 hours)

6:00 am-2:30 pm


Work Location:

JHH, 600 N. Wolfe Street


Analytical ability to efficiently supervise the ordering, management, distribution, decontamination and utilization of supplies, materials and equipment. Demonstrated proficiency in problem identification, analysis, implementing and/or carrying out solutions and providing measuring results or data to senior management as requested.

Interpersonal skills needed to maintain an effective working relationship with staff, internal and external customers and hospital personnel. Supervisory ability to lead staff in departmental activities including communication instructions, training, achieving goals and tasks assigned from senior leadership, work performance, progressive discipline and performance evaluation.

Required Licensure, Certification:

Must obtain CMRP or CPM within one (1) year of being hired into the position.

Working Conditions:

Department is opened 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Supervisors work assigned shifts but may be required to cover any shift depending on the needs of the department. Works in a storeroom environment with little discomfort due to dust, dirt, temperatures, etc. Work very frequently produces a level of mental/visual strain due to level of attention to detail required.

Job requires the ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50lbs and handle equipment, supplies & instruments.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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