The Inventory Management Specialist is responsible for Asset Tracking and Management; Safety Procedures for Surplus Property; Campus Wide Year-End Inventory Audits; Computer Hard Drive Wiping for Campus Surplus Computers; and Surplus Auctions.
Asset Tracking and Management
Daily create, track, maintain, and update University asset information in SAP; ensure that an adequate inventory trail exists for all items of University surplus property.
Forward all applicable documents to the UT Controller's Office for all University campus tagged equipment that is either disposed of or, alternatively, transferred from one University department to another University department.
Enter work orders in the University's Facilities and Planning Management website to have surplus equipment relocated on campus to the Surplus room or, alternatively, scrap metal removed for the Surplus room.
Safety Procedures for Surplus Property
Contact UTC Safety department or other appropriate personnel when property is being declared surplus from a campus lab or when any equipment that may contain hazardous material pose a safety concern.
Develop procedures with UTC Safety Department to ensure that all potentially hazardous chemicals and equipment are disposed of in a manner that compiles with applicable federal, state and University regulations.
Campus Wide Year-End Inventory Audits:
Manage and conduct annual reporting of UT System; re: University's campus inventory.
Assist University departments with annual audit compliance requirements, including development of instruction; re: the audit process, form completion, and rules pertaining to asset tracking, equipment inventory and the surplus process.
Computer Hard Drive Wiping for Campus Surplus Computers:
Develop procedures to ensure that all computers, hard drives or other equipment that may store University data have been sanitized and the data unreadable before the equipment is disposed of or sold.
Partner with Surplus Coordinator, with input from Director and Assistant Director of Procurement & Contract Services, as to all aspect of Surplus Auction preparation and auction related tasks.
Partner with Surplus Coordinator on maintaining Surplus room.
The Ideal Candidate will possess:
Strong organizational skills; ability to maintain strong working knowledge of University policies and procedures; ability to multi-task often with frequent interruption; ability to work with little to no direct supervision; strong SAP skills; ability to exhibit strong attention to detail; and ability to work well with others utilizing both a team focused and forward thinking approach.
Review of applications will begin on April 6th and continue until the position is filled. Applications received bythis datewill receive priority consideration.
Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma; and at least one year experience in a surplus storeroom, or inventory role involving customer service; Ability to climb ladders, stoop, bend and reach to lift boxes and materials weighing up to 50 lbs., up to approximately four feet in height, and to load and unload same onto pallets.
Preferred Qualifications: Vocational or technical training; or Associate's degree; at least one year logistical experience; and at least one year of experience with SAP or a similar system.
The University of Tennessee Chattanooga is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 212966
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