Facility Operations maintains our physical campus to support research, teaching, and learning at Indiana University Bloomington. As a unit of Capital Planning and Facilities , Facility Operations provides wide-ranging services --all with the goal of creating a beautiful, well-functioning campus.
Manage the operation of a multi-location warehouse environment by planning, organizing and directing the procurement, storage, and retrieval of maintenance parts for academic/administrative units on the Bloomington campus. Facility Operations at Indiana University Bloomington (FO-IUB) requires timely availability of materials and parts in support of the daily maintenance, repairs, and operations support (MRO). Apply accountable practices to monitor the location, description and billing of MRO inventory. Supervise the work activities of full time and hourly staff. Participate in the short and long term goals of the department in meeting the supply requirements of FO-IUB.
Initiate requisitions to maintain a managed storeroom stock, and then receive, inspect, stock or dispatch materials for the IUB Facilities Operation. Responsible for the maintenance of inventory parts and vendor catalogs in the system. Produce system reports. Perform system corrections not limited to part description, re-order points, and bin locations. Execute inventory cycle counts on an annual and ad hoc basis. Keep secure a high valued inventory which requires monitoring of 24/7 activity of walk-in traffic, camera review and material release completions. Perform customer service duties at the Storeroom counter and via phone, radio and e-mail. Receive incoming shipments of materials. Unload deliveries and accept based on quality and condition.
High school diploma or GED and two years of MRO inventory control, storeroom or warehouse experience to include staff management and forklift operation experience.
Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.
Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office applications, including with word processing, spreadsheet, and e-mail software. Demonstrated proficiency with utilizing a managed MRO inventory software, including ability to create and analyze Excel reports to maximize adequate stocking levels. Ability to work in a team environment, and interact and communicate with a wide variety of individuals throughout all levels of IU Bloomington. Ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships and respond to customers tactfully and courteously. Demonstrated ability to problem solve issues, resolve conflict and make good decisions using sound judgement. Excellent interpersonal skills.
Associate or Bachelor's degree.
Working Conditions / Demands
Physical requirements include ability to maneuver in positions to lift, carry, pull, push, and handle. Able to communicate and see to perform the essential functions of the job.
Lift and/or carry up to 50 pounds multiple times per shift.
Concentrated mental effort is required to multitask numerous requests simultaneously throughout the day with utmost professionalism.
Salary Plan: GS
Salary Grade: 01
Job Function: Engineering, Trades, & Facilit
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