Stores Technician I

Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Accounting and Finance


The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.

The Stores Technician performs a variety of tasks including but not limited to shipping, receiving, storing, issuing and delivering widely diversified or specialized supplies in accordance with current policies and procedures. The incumbent works with some independence and is expected to use judgment in carrying out duties within the framework of department policies and procedures. All work is subject to spot-checking for efficiency and compliance with instructions.


  • Interact with physicians, nurses, ancillary departments, support personnel and patients in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Monitor and review assigned inventory levels by physical count, record keeping and/or visual inspection.  Document all inventory transactions as they occur.  Enter inventory count data into the current tracking system.  Gather supplies from the designated storeroom and replenish each inventory location as required.
  • Fills orders from requisitions and issues materials, supplies and equipment on request. Keeps appropriate records, checks in returned items as well as counts and stocks supplies. Place orders in the current inventory replenishment program on a daily basis or as needed/required to maintain current inventory standards.  
  • Assist in keeping a perpetual inventory of stock as it is received and issued.  Rearrange and replace items on shelves and assists in taking periodic inventories of stock including daily cycle counting. Checks for outdates in inventory areas and  handles per current Storeroom Policy.
  • Participate in routing, counting and inspecting items while loading and unloading trucks. Counts, weighs and/or measures incoming or outgoing items. Compares identifying information and variety against bills of lading, invoices or other records. Examines incoming shipments for damage, shortages, overages, expiration dates and corresponds with shipper to rectify. Completes all paperwork required for documentation and tracking.
  • Operate carts and other material handling equipment to move stock or reorganize storage i.e. forklifts, pallet jacks, hand trucks and dollies.
  • Covers various positions within material management during vacation, unplanned absences and other times as needed. Including but not limited to Forms department, Linen department, Infusion inventory route and Shipping and Receiving.
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Materials Management Warehouse Manager including but not limited to special projects, clinic trials and maintaining departmental Policies and Procedures database.



  • A High School Diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired.
  • Either one year of storeroom inventory control experience or one year of shipping/receiving/distribution experience with knowledge of computerized or automated systems.
  • Knowledge of computerized or automated systems operations.
  • Working knowledge of safety practices.
  • Must be able to push/pull cart with 400lb load, lift 50lb’s using proper techniques.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.


  • AA in Materials Management or Distribution/Supply Chain.
  • Knowledge of record keeping practices.
  • General knowledge of distribution and supply chain activities.
  • Knowledge of and experience with operating manual and automatic devices such as hand trucks and forklifts.

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We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at or by calling 206-667-4700.


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